Assistant Financial Controller

Assistant Financial Controller

  • Location

    Basingstoke, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance, Senior Appointments

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus

  • Contact:

    Miles Gallagher

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Assistant Financial Controller - £50,000 + Bonus + Car. Basingstoke

The Assistant Finance Controller will report into the Commercial Finance Controller and with a dotted line into the Commercial FD, this role is a critical part of the financial controls around manufacturer terms and payroll/incentives. It is a great role for an individual looking to gain a grounding in financial controls on a journey to a future FC role.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Monthly reconciliation of manufacturer support balance sheet accounts.
  • Verification of the accuracy and completeness of claims made to manufactures.
  • Verification of the accuracy and existence of claims made by customers.
  • Drive the timely raising of claims by the business to maximise working capital position.
  • Driving a strong control environment through weekly meetings with the commercial brand managers to ensure income and cost evidence is being tracked and appropriately documented.
  • Check the accuracy of calculations of monthly/quarterly/annual bonuses prior to payment
  • Ad Hoc budgeting and forecasting activities throughout the planning cycle.

This a great opportunity for a recently qualified accountant who is looking to step into a Financial Controller role or a Commercial Finance Manager in 18 months.

Ideally you will be a recently qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA OR CIMA) with strong interpersonal skills; you will part of a team that is the face of Finance in Basingstoke and should look to pick up a phone or talk face to face over just sending an email. Self-motivated and results driven. High level of attention to detail. Excellent Excel skills (experience with VBA and MS Access also desirable but not essential). Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment. Experience in a FMCG or distribution environment is desirable.

Assistant Financial Controller - £50,000 + Bonus + Car. Basingstoke

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.