Assistant to Head of Finance

  • Job Reference: 10826A
  • Date Posted: 25 September 2018
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Hinckley
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: 22+STAT, Pension, Parking on Site
  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

10826 - Assistant to Head of Finance Job Spec
Location: Hinckley

Summary
Working EXCLUSIVELY with Paul Mitchell Associates, our Client is seeking to recruit an Assistant to their Head of Finance on a full-time permanent basis.

Working within the finance function of the business, the successful candidate will be aiding the FC with providing financial task support to the business & maintaining finance procedures.


Job Duties
*Initially assisting with the accounts, with a view to progressing to the preparation of monthly management accounts, reconciling margins & explaining revenue & costing variances from the budget,
*Monthly reconciliation of balance sheet,
*Liaising with auditors and non-finance personnel within the business,
*Ensure all accounting disciplines (both internal & external) are adhered to by all areas of the business,
*Reporting: analysis of business statistics for Senior Managers / Teams and providing solutions for future needs,
*Be the finance projects lead for all business projects as required,
*Assist in the preparation of budgets & reforecasts,
*Liaising with non-accounting revenue & cost centre holders,
*The ability to provide annual leave / sickness cover for the Accounts Manager & Credit Controller,
*Cost Control: liaise with operational management team to ensure costs are controlled & manage variances,
*Any other adhoc duties related to the role as required.

Reporting to: Head of Finance


Requirements
*Proven experience working within the finance function of SME's,
*Preferred: a logistics / transportation background,
*Live locally (in and around the Hinckley area),
*Work effectively as part of a team & communicate efficiently with others,
*Available to start immediately or within one month of offer acceptance,
*Education Level: Ideally AAT Level or part-qual accountant, or QBE.
*Essential Systems: Hands-on experience with Sage 50, MS Excel.


Package
*Appointment Type: Permanent
*Salary: circa £30,000 - £35,000 per annum (subject to experience)
*Hours: Full-time 8:30am - 5:30pm (40hrs per week)
*Holiday: 22 Days + STAT (rising to 25 Days + STAT after 3 years)
*Auto-Enrolment Pension
*Parking on Site

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