Assistant Finance Manager

Assistant Finance Manager

  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £45000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Jo-Anne Harrison

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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Assistant Finance Manager - Bristol Area

An exciting opportunity has arisen in this fast paced UK market leading organisation in their industry sector based near Bristol. This is a high profile role interacting with key stakeholders across the business and business partnering with the different regions.

The Role:

  • You will assist the Area Finance Manager in the consolidation and management of financial information and reporting as part of the management planning and reporting cycle.
  • Assist the Area Finance Manager in providing accurate, timely and compliant accounting information and assist in the production of accounts.
  • To provide business performance insight and challenge to the area team to help set and deliver budget, pipeline, health and safety and P&L and balance sheet targets.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • To partner and support the are finance manager in the production of monthly MI within agreed timescales.
  • To support in the measurement and understanding of KPI's to support the area commercial logistics and operational strategy.
  • To assist in the provision of insightful reporting for the area team to help interpret business performance data, taking measures as appropriate to ensure expected results are delivered.
  • To assist in the preparation and production of budgets and forecasts - including the production and maintenance of any supporting models.
  • To support the local execution of excellence programmes e.g. asset optimisation and continuous improvement programmes and the sharing of best practice across the area and nationally
  • Ensure compliance to group policies, processes, procedures and tools to ensure effectiveness, efficiency and compliance with SOX requirements
  • To carry out any other duties as may reasonably be requested by the Area Finance Manager / Regional Head of Finance


  • Qualified Accountant with post qualification experience, part qualified or qualified by experience.


  • A proven track record of financial delivery, with significant operational and commercial experience in large multi-site, construction or manufacturing businesses would be advantageous.
  • Demonstrable understanding of complex organisations, key business issues and financial statements, controls and processes.

Skills / Knowledge:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build and develop relationships and networks
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Experience of SAP is essential
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills. Strong commercial acumen.
  • Good financial accounting background, with relevant technical skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to identify and drive process change and improvement

You will enjoy working in a fast paced working environment which also offers excellent career development opportunities.

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