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Assistant Financial Controller

  • Location: Sheffield
  • Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + 10% bonus
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Finance, Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Qualified Perm
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  • Expiry Date: 15 July 2021
  • Job Ref: JCU416012_1623749374

Sharp Consultancy are delighted to be working with fast paced and growing business in Sheffield who are looking to recruit an Assistant Financial Controller on a permanent basis.

This role will be based in Sheffield and will be working in a team of 4 who operate a hybrid working style, working 2-3 days in the Sheffield office and the remainder of the week from home, depending on the needs of the business and team throughout the financial year.

This role will form part of the UK Finance Team which is responsible for reporting all the UK financial results, budgeting, and forecasting.

You will be responsible for managing and supporting the financial reporting process for the UK Business, reporting to the Senior Management Team. The role offers exposure to the full breadth of finance - month-end close, balance sheet maintenance, statutory reporting, bi-weekly sales forecasting, commercial data analysis, audit exposure, project work.

Ideally you will be keen to operate in a fast-paced and challenging environment and demonstrate the ability to provide an active challenge to the business.

Main duties and responsibilities:

*The accurate and timely preparation of General Ledger (G/L), -The production of detailed profit and loss (P&L) analysis, and by ensuring balance sheets and accounts are reconciled accordingly and documented monthly.
*Identify and understand the financial reporting needs of the organisation in order to structure and prepare reporting that leads and informs decision making.
*Assist the Financial Controller in researching and evaluating trends and variances in financial metrics and offer interpretation and guidance support for financial information users.
*Adopt a culture of continuous improvement to the systems, processes, and procedures which support the Finance function.
*Support and administer the production of the budget model.
*Ensure compliance with relevant audits, regulations, and legislation by determining the impact of any changes and taking required action where necessary.

Person specification:

*Qualified accountant with prior experience in a commercially focused accounting role
*Experience using SAP
*Strong communication and presentation skills
*A keen eye for detail and an ability to critically assess financial results
*Ability to understand and take ownership of end-to-end financial processes, identifying opportunities to improve and drive change.
*Ability to analyse and interpret policies and guidelines and implement and communicate these effectively
*Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
*Organisational and planning skills
*Integrity and honesty

For further information or a private and confidential conversation either for this specific opportunity or your personal job search please do not hesitate to contact Jack Curtis on 0114 261 1700 or 07496 364678.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.