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Assistant Financial Controller -Excellent Career Development

  • Location: Pontefract
  • Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Parking, Career development
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

Growing owner managed niche fabrication business based in Pontefract currently have an exceptional interesting opportunity for a career minded CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified Accountant to join their business at the next stage of their exciting growth strategy having recently taken private equity investment.

*Working in a newly created position you will support the Finance Director in a wide ranging and varied role playing a key positon in the growth and development of the business and the finance division. Your initial duties will involve:
*Preparation of the monthly accounts supporting the Financial Controller with board pack presentation and commentary.
*Full involvement with the budgeting and forecasting - highlighting and asking the questions to help drive the business forward.
*Review of divisional overheads and variance analysis.
*Stake holder management across sales, operations, marketing and distribution building strong communication and trust between finance and other areas.
*Manage and mentor a small team eventually driving further development through recruiting additional members of the team.

Ideally you will be:
*CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified having held a similar Management Accountant/Financial Accountant position. OR-
*Be from a practice background with strong technical understanding of audit and financial accounting.
*From a manufacturing, engineering or FMCG background although consideration will be given for anyone who can demonstrate transferable experience from other sectors.
*Driven to develop towards a more senior role as the position offers the opportunity to fast track towards Financial Controller.
*Able to demonstrate previous experience/knowledge of ERP systems such SAP, JD Edwards or Oracle.

This exceptional opportunity would be ideal for any career minded CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified Management Accountant/Financial Accountant/Junior Finance Manager looking to join a company with ambitious growth plans.

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.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, 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.