Assistant Financial Controller

Job Title: Assistant Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Penrith
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: 2021-10-04
Contact Name: Rachel Holland
Contact Email:
Job Published: 21 days ago

Job Description

Company Details and Job Overview:

A family owned construction Group near Penrith are seeking an Assistant Financial Controller to join their finance team on a permanent basis. Operating within various sectors across the UK, the business employs 50+ staff and are continually growing both organically and through acquisition.

Your New Role as Assistant Financial Controller:

Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, you will enjoy a varied and hands on role with specific duties including:

• Assisting the FC in the production of monthly management accounts
• Supporting with the production of budgets and forecasts
• Posting accruals, prepayments and journals
• Balance sheet reconciliations and factoring accounts
• Monthly and quarterly VAT returns
• Maintenance of the fixed asset register

Whilst there are transactional finance staff who take responsibility for credit control, payroll, purchase and sales ledger duties, you will be required to support as required with these tasks also.

Experience & Qualifications Required to Apply:

To be considered for this position, you will be proven in a similar level finance role with good exposure to month end processes and ideally hold a part or full finance qualification (AAT/CIMA/ACCA). Knowledge of construction and CIS is desirable and you will be a quick learner with the ability to adapt well to new systems and processes. Strong IT skills are required including MS Excel and working knowledge of Sage 50 is advantageous.

Salary and Reward on Offer:

You will receive a competitive starting salary dependent on experience and qualification. This is an office based role, but some flexibility around working remotely 1-2 days per week may be considered for the successful candidate. Receiving appropriate support and guidance from the Group Financial Controller, you will be part of a dynamic and growing business where opportunities for career and skills advancement will be available.

Please submit your CV to Rachel Holland at Kenton Black Finance for consideration.

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a marker leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level finance to directorship professionals. Operating from local offices in Preston, Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.