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Assistant Financial Controller

Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
£50,000 to £55,000
Job Type
20 Jul 2022
Commercial opportunity within well known global brand as Assistant Financial Controller
Up to £55,000 annually + benefitsClient Details

Michael Page Finance are excited to partner with a global manufacturer based in Uttoxeter. The business is well known and respected in the manufacturing arena and due to movement internally they are now looking for an Assistant Financial Controller to step up and support within their Development division. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a business whose name alone on your CV stands out! The opportunity for growth and development is massive, and really lead by you as an employee.

This role is a division which forms a smaller remit within a large, global manufacturing business. The opportunity provides potential for progression and development through the wider business but the benefit of a smaller feel within the team. The business prides itself on its achievements and recognises that future growth is shaped by the ambitions of the existing team. You will have excellent long-term progression prospects as the business continues to grow.

This Assistant Financial Controller opportunity will ensure the successful candidate has extensive exposure to senior stakeholders. There is a large business partnering element to this position and you will be expected to support on the implementation of a range of projects, and forecasting around them. Key deliverables of this Assistant Financial Controller role are building and maintaining relationships with stakeholders and being confident in analysing business cases to ensure they are suitable.


As Assistant Financial Controller, your duties will include but are not limited to:

Month End Reporting: Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet reporting to Group Finance in line with the Group Accounting Calendar
Key balance sheet account reconciliations
Variance analysis: analysing actual performance against forecast and budgeted expectation
Providing detailed commentaries to the Management team
Monthly Forecasting: leading the forecasting process for the business unit. Working closely with the key stakeholders across the business to update the rolling 12 month forecast
Annual budgeting: as per forecast, leading and working with key stakeholders to compile the annual budget for the business
Promoting cost awareness with the aim of delivering profitability targets across the business
Supporting the business in their use of SAP with a view to improving process and efficiency
Managing a small team with day-to-day activitiesProfile

Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
SAP experience is advantageous but not essential
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Advanced application knowledge of MS Office suite in particular Excel.
Experienced working with high volumes and tight deadlines while prioritising workloads
Key attention to detail and personal/professional accountabilityJob Offer

In return, the client is offering a competitive salary of up to £55,000 plus an excellent wider package including company pension scheme, medical insurance, and dental care scheme
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  • Job Reference: 662714528-2
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Michael Page
    Michael Page
  • Location: Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
  • Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Benefits
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent