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Interim Assistant Financial Controller

Hays Senior Finance
Essex, Colchester, England
GBP50000.00 - GBP65000.00 per annum
Closing date
13 Jun 2023

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000, £60,000 - £70,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
From our office

Job Details

Interim Assistant Financial Controller

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Our client is a highly successful international business, which, due to investment and growth, organic and by acquisition, are looking to recruit a talented qualified accountant with broad technical knowledge, strong analytical skills and a keen interest in process improvement to join the business as Assistant Financial Controller. Your new role The Assistant Financial Controller will play a key role in the development of the finance function and in the support of business growth.

Key Responsibilities: * Take ownership of the monthly accounting close and reporting cycle. * Support the budgeting and forecasting processes for the UK Business. * Help drive the development and monitoring of financial controls (internal controls) and systems to improve efficiency. * Ensure all statutory and tax reporting is completed on time and accurately for business supported by the UK team and supporting the branch Finance teams for statutory purposes in Dubai and Europe * Develop and support the procurement process for the UK. * Management or potential to manage and develop a small team * Other tasks as the business grows and develops.

What you'll need to succeed The Assistant Financial Controller will be a qualified accountant with broad financial and management accounting experience, strong IT and analytical skills. They will be an excellent communicator, have strong organisation skills with the ability to prioritise work, have a good eye for detail and a real passion in driving efficiency and quality within the department and the wider business. The Assistant Financial Controller will have the experience or the ability to manage and develop a small team and enjoy mentoring. What you'll get in return The Assistant Financial Controller will be joining a highly successful business with ambitious growth plans. They will have the opportunity to help shape finance and develop IT systems and reporting. The Assistant Financial Controller will be offered a highly competitive salary in the region of £50,000 to £65,000 plus benefits.
They will have the opportunity to further develop their skills, be mentored, take on increased responsibility and progress within the business,

Benefits include: 25 days holiday plus bank holiday Contributory pension scheme Cash back health care scheme Exclusive discounts on everyday purchases What you need to do now If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. #4410883

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