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Assistant Finance Manager

Published 10 August 2023
£35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Castle Donington, Leicestershire
Job Starts: 10th August 2023
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

A leading global trading company within an international household name group, known for its innovation and integrity across industries like automotive, machinery, and energy.

As a diverse and inclusive workplace, they foster growth, creativity, and teamwork, providing employees with opportunities to make a meaningful impact on a global scale.

Reporting directly to the Head of Finance, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring accurate financial reporting and compliance for our company and group entities. If you are detail-oriented, proactive, and thrive in a fast-paced environment, this role could be the perfect fit for you.

What Will you be doing?

  • Taking full ownership of accounting tasks, handling day-to-day financial transactions, and executing month-end close tasks.
  • Reviewing and posting prepayments, accruals, fixed assets, and stock entries, while also conducting balance sheet and PL & BS analysis.
  • Producing monthly reports for various departments within the organisation and for our group companies.
  • Preparing and submitting financial reports, including monthly, quarterly, and yearly reports, to the headquarters and head office in Europe.
  • Compiling and posting monthly payroll journals and bonus provisions.
  • Collaborating with auditors for year-end statutory audits and other ad-hoc audits, involving the drafting of financial statements and relevant documentation.
  • Coordinating with tax consultants to prepare corporation tax returns for the group.
  • Ensuring completion of group VAT returns and annual compliance documents.
  • Verifying posted purchase invoices and preparing payment lists.
  • Providing supervision to Derby accounts assistants, offering support to purchase ledger and treasury teams.
  • Reviewing and enhancing systems and procedures, and initiating corrective actions as needed.
  • Preparing and submitting National Statistic reports.
  • Participating in various ad-hoc tasks, reporting, and projects to assist the Head of Finance.

What you need:

  • ACCA/CIMA or ACA part qualified / qualified.
  • Preferably, experience with SAP.
  • Intermediate to advanced level proficiency in Excel.
  • Strong commitment to continuous improvement and the ability to cultivate effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated capability to meet tight deadlines while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail.

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