Assistant Finance Manager

Page Personnel Finance
Swindon, UK
17 Aug 2019
31 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Multinational Logistics business are seeking an experienced and immediately available Assistant Finance Manager to support the finance team alongside the Finance Manager over the next two months (minimum).

Salary of between £30-£40k, candidates will need to be immediately available as this is an urgent requirement!

Client Details

We work with our client who are in the logistics distribution and supply chain sector, on a national basis, providing support through various different disciplines and sites across the UK. Our client is located in central Swindon with on site parking and varying hours over the week (please get in touch for more information on this).

The finance team are a small but friendly team, who encourage a social but hardworking environment. They don't take themselves too seriously, but know when to get their heads down and crack on with the work at hand.


As the Interim Assistant Finance Manager you will be reporting into the Finance Manager and will need to be able to hit the ground running in a number of responsibilities such as:
  • Prepare and report the upcoming week's flash results against budget with variance analysis
  • Prepare the finance section of the monthly review for the client
  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliations. Once reconciled, prepare and load the balance sheet reconciliations for review and certification
  • Supporting the Finance Manager in managerial support for the finance team
  • Support transactional function, assisting where needed


The successful candidate will need to be able to confident in jumping straight into a finance team and have no issues leading from day 1. Along with that, candidates will need to demonstrate the following:
  • Strong Management Accounts experience; prepayments, accruals, balance sheet reconciliations
  • Strong variance analysis skills
  • Excellent Excel Skills, pivot tables and vlookups
  • Meticulous eye for detail
  • A good team player - ability to work well with all levels of staff
  • Able to work early hours in the morning
  • Willingness to get stuck in with Ad hoc transactional work

Job Offer

The successful applicant will be offered the post of Assistant Finance Manager for a minimum of two months with potential for extension with a competitive salary of between £30,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.

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