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Assistant Financial Controller

Employer
Michael Page
Location
England, Berkshire, Reading
Salary
GBP55000 - GBP60000 per annum + + Benefits + Hybrid Working
Closing date
2 Jan 2023
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Job Details

Our client is among the world's leading product manufacturers and has dominated its sector globally for many years - they are now seeking a high-achieving, driven and motivated individual to take on a newly-created Assistant Financial Controller role.

Client Details

Our client is among the world's leading product manufacturers and has dominated its sector globally for many years - they are now seeking a high-achieving, driven and motivated individual to take on a newly-created Assistant Financial Controller role.

The organisation's brand and product portfolio has been developed and refined for decades, and they continue to push boundaries and break now ground with creative and cutting edge innovations. The next few years will see even further development and growth, with new introductions continuing to enhance their status as a premium global brand.

Description

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the Assistant Financial Controller will play a key role in supporting the team with 1-2 direct reports initially, deputising for the Financial Controller as required and overseeing a broad range of accounting tasks undertaken by the wider finance team.

Key accountabilities will include:

· Preparation of the monthly management accounts with variance analysis & commentary

· Business partnering with various business units and stakeholders within the parent company

- Involvement in commercial projects to facilitate improved business performance

· Review of company accounts and working with external auditors to complete and file in a timely manner

· Assisting with preparation of year end financial statements in accordance with international accounting standards

· Overseeing the intercompany matrix and related party transactions· Involvement in improving day-to-day accounting procedures and controls· Assisting with VAT reporting, Intrastats, EC Sales, CT return and payroll reporting

Profile

The role offers a diverse and exciting prospect to lead a team with a mixture of levels of qualification and the opportunity to progress within the business in the medium to longer term.

We are particularly keen to identify candidates with the following experience and attributes:

- Qualified accountant

- Aspirations & capability to lead others

- Interested in gaining exposure to commercial tasks / ad-hoc projects alongside financial accounting

- Confident in presenting technical information to a variety of stakeholders, including non-financial professionals and colleagues at all levels in an engaging manner

- Strong Excel and systems skills

- Multi-currency experience preferred

- Effective communicator, both written and verbal

- Team player

- Energetic self-starter with a proactive approach

- Strong attention to detail and an understanding of the big picture

Job Offer

In return for your commitment, dedication and contribution to making a fantastic team even better, you will receive an attractive salary in the £55,000-£60,000 range depending on experience, in addition to an extensive range of benefits including private healthcare, matched pension contributions up to 8%, product discounts and much more. There is also a clear pathway for progression to FC level and/or into commercial finance/FP&A, depending on preferences.

Company

Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Michael Page has pioneered a unique, consultative approach to recruitment, enabling us to find the best fit between our client’s needs and the candidate’s experience and abilities. With an emphasis on delivering results and establishing long-term relationships, our consultants waive commission in favour of quarterly profit share – that means impartial career advice and an entire team pulling together on your behalf.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 164 offices in 34 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package.

We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career. Take this opportunity to browse our accounting, tax and treasury jobs to find out more about our specific expertise:
• Industry and commerce
• Financial services
• Public and not-for-profit
• Taxation
• Specialist markets
• Treasury
• Newly qualified ACA

Alternatively, if you're looking to hire, please send us a job brief or get in touch to find out how our track record could add value to your recruitment process”

Visit the Michael Page website for more information

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