Assistant Financial Controller

Posted 04 August 2022
Salary £40000 - £47000 per annum + + benefits
LocationTown of Windsor
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAccountancy & Finance
Reference28773/001_1659610810
Contact NameRyan Marner

Job description

Assistant Financial Controller - Hybrid from Windsor - Up to £46,000 per annum

My client are a well-known and respected organisation based in Windsor that are seeking appoint an Assistant Financial Controller to their small and close-knit finance team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the Financial Controller to provide key financial data to management and key stakeholders. This will include forecasting, budgeting, month-end accounts, new product introductions, and audit activities.

This candidate will also create, update, and review management account models and complete balance sheet reconciliations as well as support preparation of ear-end statutory accounts.

Key Responsibilities of the Assistant Financial Controller

  • Assist the Financial Controller in preparing financial reporting, P&L and reviewing variances for business unit management
  • Interpret and present financial analysis in a persuasive format, providing insights and recommendations to key stakeholders to inform and influence decisions
  • Act as a financial business partner for key stakeholders within the SLT and others
  • Support the year-end accounting and control processes to meet statutory requirements
  • Oversee the preparation of monthly accounts, budgets and forecasts in a timely and accurate manner
  • Produce performance indicator reports and analysis, as well as ad-hoc reports and investigations, as required by management
  • Prepares and submits monthly cash flow forecasts and budgets for the business unit
  • Liaise with and manages external auditors
  • Appraise financial risk to inform decisions
  • Appraise investment proposals associated with new products and capital expenditure
  • Manage a team to develop their skills, conduct regular performance reviews and provide guidance to ensure objectives are met and procedures

Key essentials of the Assistant Financial Controller

  • Fully Qualified Accountant (e.g., ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Working knowledge of accounting principles and management accounts processes
  • Strong understanding of Excel and experience working on SAP would be useful
  • Strong communication skills with an ability to build positive relationships at all levels
  • Demonstrable leadership skills and a clear vision for team development

Assistant Financial Controller - Hybrid from Windsor - Up to £46,000 per annum

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.