Assistant Finance Manager

Chase and Holland
Leicester, UK
03 Sep 2019
18 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant Finance Manager - Leicester - £35,000 - £40,000

Chase & Holland are working closely with key client who are looking for a dynamic Assistant Finance Manager. This role interacts with several individuals in the business both at the same level and more senior management. You will be expected to deputise for the Finance Manager in his/her absence.

You will need to be either ACCA/CIMA/ACA qualified / finalist with demonstrable relevant experience in a fast-paced environment. This truly is a fantastic opportunity for someone to gain valuable experience in a manufacturing environment while learning on the job while also being tasked to support and mentor more inexperienced team members. You will need to be Intermediate level with Excel as it's an essential requirement. This is a great opportunity to work for a growing and healthy business with genuine opportunity to add value.

Assistant Finance Manager Responsibilities:
  • Implementation of daily KPI monitors for the finance team and corrective action plans for measures off target
  • To provide an effective financial / management accounting service which meets the needs of the business
  • Assist in the preparation and submission of monthly accounts
  • Responsible for reconciling balance sheet accounts, ensuring that back up documentation is also complete
  • Explanation of variances from plan and implementation of corrective actions where applicable
  • Assist with the preparation and submission of quarterly forecasts and rolling monthly forecasts
  • Responsibility for the preparation & submission of accurate and timely VAT returns, IPR returns and other government returns and statistics
  • Assistance with the timely preparation of annual budgets
  • Assist the SOX Co-ordinator in the maintenance of the SOX control requirement for the business
  • Review of daily cash monitoring & cashflow forecast reports
  • To assist the manufacturing managers to analyse and justify requirement for new capital equipment, changes in working practices.

Key Requirements and Preferences:
  • Experience within a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Good communication, teamwork and leadership skills
  • Strong IT skills, especially with Excel as you will be reporting regularly.
  • A team player, you will be able self-motivated, flexible and able to work well within a team

In return you'll receive:
  • A chance to grow with a large manufacturing business.
  • A genuine opportunity to learn from those around you while studying towards ACCA or CIMA.
  • Free parking.

If you are interested in finding out about this exciting Assistant Finance Manager opportunity, click 'apply now'.

Chase and Holland acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Finance, Supply Chain, HR and IT recruitment and comfortably service Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Staffordshire and Lincolnshire marketplaces.

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