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Assistant Financial Controller

Job Title: Assistant Financial Controller
Contract Type: permanent
Location: North West London, London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
REF: SM 060918 SFA_1539966478
Contact Name: Stephen McCarthy
Contact Email:
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Vitae are currently looking to source an Assistant Financial Controller to join a thriving Food Manufacturer / Retailer with Head Office in North West London. The role will involve managing a team of up to ten members of staff, and detailed knowledge of financial accounting will be essential.

Key Responsibilities:
-Manage the periodic reporting process, ensuring that the information generated is used to challenge performance and drive action.
-To co-ordinate the generation of the overhead, cash and balance sheet elements of the rolling forecast, and review the results to ensure they are robust.
-To review and develop the financial control system
-Manage the month end and balance sheet process.
-To review and understand actual cash performance and forecast short-term cash requirements.
-To co-ordinate and communicate with group functions (eg internal audit, tax department)
-Ensure that reporting and control systems are reviewed and modified to comply with group standards
-Review the financial systems (ERP, Fixed Assets, COGNOS etc) to ensure they are operating and are being used efficiently.
-Managing a finance team of ten, made up of a mixture of Financial Accountants / AP and AR.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast-paced business currently going through an exciting period of growth. Team management experience will be critical in this position and the business are looking for an individual who can drive change and help to develop the team.
The ideal candidate will be a Qualified Accountant with excellent communication skills and a detailed knowledge of financial accounting processes. This is a business that can offer excellent personal development combined with a sociable, forward-thinking work culture.

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