Assistant Financial Controller

Assistant Financial Controller

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £65 - £45000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Paula Page

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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The organisation is a national organisation and a leader within it's industry.
The successful Assistant Financial Controller will be working for an employer who is looking for a commercially minded Assistant Financial Controller to report directly into the Financial Controller. The role will have 3 direct reports and is looking for someone who is looking to help drive change.

The Assistant Financial Controller will be responsible for:
Management Accounts

  • To assist in the production of the monthly Management Accounts
  • Reconcile sales and gross margin results to daily run rates
  • To oversee the publication of the Management Pack for Senior Management
  • To review the pack results
  • To translate results into the organisations format

Cash Management

  • To produce a daily cash report and monitor against budget/forecast


  • To manage the implementation of a computer system ensuring all aspects of finance are working effectively and required information is available

Cost and Budgetary Control

  • To monitor business costs against forecast, budget, history

Production of annual budget

  • To assist with review by cost centre detailed P&L accounts
  • To produce associated statistical reports
  • To translate figures into the business format

Reconcile balance sheet

  • To review and understand reconciliation of each account and assist in their completion when required


  • To provide support and advice to Branch Managers on all matters of day to day accounting

Purchase Ledger

  • To manage Purchase Ledger team


  • Ensure VAT returns are done accurately and on time
  • Maintain integrity of VAT accounts

Fixed Assets

  • Maintain fixed asset registers, reconcile to the general ledger

Annual Audit

  • To provide any information required by external auditors

Key experience

  • Professional Accounting qualifications
  • Previous experience in a similar role

The following benefits package is available to the successful Assistant Financial Controller a bonus and study support if an applicant is still looking to complete there ACCA or ACA studies.
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