Assistant Finance Manager

Assistant Finance Manager

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jess Brannigan

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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A fantastic position has arisen with a private equity backed business in the centre of Birmingham, who are experiencing 30% year on year growth, to welcome a talented Assistant Finance Manager on a permanent basis. This role is reporting directly into the Financial Controller, with full ownership of business ledger and monthly management accounts, including commentary and explanation of variances against business budget. Depending on experience you can expect a salary of £33,000 - £40,000 per annum.

Management/ Financial Accountant core responsibilities:

  • Manage the timely production of monthly management accounts and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Oversee small transactional team including Payroll and Purchase Ledger
  • Full ownership of business ledgers including joint venture entities liaising with strategic partners
  • Control Cost Centre Management
  • Maintenance of the Fixed Asset Register
  • Assist with the year end statutory audit
  • Ad hoc operational financial analysis
  • Assist with the implementation of a new ERP system
  • Manage supplier on boarding process
  • VAT returns
  • Ensure appropriate controls are in place and functioning effectively

About you:

  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to build relationships across all divisions with key stakeholders
  • Ability to work under pressure

Experience required to excel:

  • Previous Management/ statutory accounts preparation
  • Technical strong accounting knowledge
  • Familiar with both management/ financial accounting
  • Intermediate to advanced user of Excel
  • Working toward ACCA/CIMA PQ minimum

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