Assistant Financial Controller

Assistant Financial Controller

  • Location

    Staffordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + pension, health schemes

  • Contact:

    David Hiford

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Gleeson Recruitment Group are supporting a global manufacturing organisation in Staffordshire who are looking for an Assistant Financial Controller to join the finance team based between two sites in central/north Staffordshire.

This is an excellent opportunity for a ACA, ACCA or CIMA Qualified Accountant with previous finance experience to step into a busy, fast paced environment and help lead a team of 4 people. This is a hands on role which will need an AFC who is comfortable liaising with key stakeholders, being a source of knowledge and assistance to the wider business as well as delivering timely and accurate accounting rhythms.

For the right person there is clear career progression pathways within the organisation and a route to Financial Controller quickly.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Month end, P&L and Balance Sheet reporting to Group Finance
  • Balance Sheet account reconciliations
  • Variance Analysis and associated commentary
  • Monthly forecasting
  • Annual budgeting
  • Helping to manage a small team
  • Support with ongoing SAP implementation project

About you:

  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified
  • SAP experience will be a big advantage
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Manufacturing experience preferred
  • Effective communicator with strong stakeholder management

The package includes:

  • £50,000 + pension, medical and dental care schemes
  • Career progression opportunities across the group

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