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Assistant Finance Manager

  • Location

    Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits & hybrid-working

  • Contact:

    Dan Ball

  • Contact email:

    danball@workwithglee.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH25526_1633085758

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Daniel Ball

Gleeson Recruitment Group are currently partnering with a market leading business in Newcastle upon Tyne in search of an Assistant Finance Manager. This is a new position that offers great progression opportunities as well as fantastic exposure to unique and exciting projects to the West Midlands region. They require an ambitious, commercially-minded accountant/analyst to join their business to support across a variety of functions. This is an exciting position that will allow the successful individual to progress later in their career and have tangible influence of the company's future strategy.

The Role

As Assistant Finance Manager you will report into the head of the department and will be responsible for the following:

  • Build strong relationships within the site section controlling team to take a joined up, proactive approach to avoid budget overspends.
  • To act as a financial leader within the section team through insight and challenge.
  • Ensure productivity targets are met through accurate forecasting & tracking.
  • Drive visibility & cost control around current and future spend patterns across the section with a focus on the forward-looking implications of overspends.
  • Challenge the section team to ensure an efficient balance between preferred and required.
  • Supporting CAPEX schedules including capital expenditure authorisations, project evaluations and forecasts.
  • Supporting on value chain analysis alongside contract margin reviews, for complete end to end understanding of group contract profitability.
  • Providing accurate, timely and SOx compliant accounting information in support of the senior regional team and ensure controls and governance are adhered to and in compliance with company accounting policies

The Requirements

The ideal candidate for this role may have already acted as a Assistant Finance Manager previously, or are ready to make their first move following from practice to industry:

  • Qualified accountant - ACA/ACCA/CIMA.
  • Strong ability to business partner & influence stakeholders.
  • Experience within new projects.
  • Strong commercial acumen with the ability to interpret financials into meaningful business recommendations.
  • Ideally studied Accountancy/Economics/Business at university level.

What's On Offer?

  • Salary up to £50,000 + benefits
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Opportunity to work with a market-leading brand
  • A positive and down-to-earth culture
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Eligibility for a generous bonus scheme

If this sounds like the perfect position for you then please click apply to this advert!

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