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  • £30-35k+10% bonus
  • Permanent
  • Greater London
  • Ref: 21002

Your New Job Title: Finance & Accounting Assistant Manager

Your New Salary: £30-35k+10% bonus

Location: Weybridge Surrey

Job status: Permanent

Start date: ASAP

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week, 4 days at office per week minimum

Who You'll Be Working for:

Market leading home electronics business.

To be successful in this role our client has said it is essential that candidates: 

  • have a professional accounting qualification
  • have advanced Excel skills

If that means this job isn’t a match for you please view our other vacancies for one that may be a better fit.

What you'll be doing each day:

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our Finance and Accounting Team as a Finance & Accounting Assistant Manager. Our Finance and Accounting Team processes and analyses all costings as a whole, ensuring that all budgets are adhered to by all departments, thus ensuring the company is generating maximum profits.

As a Finance & Accounting Assistant Manager, you will be involved in a wide array of accounting tasks, from report preparation to payments review, bank statement reconciliation and cash flow forecasting.

  • Ensures a swift and accurate closing on a monthly basis to guarantee that reporting is produced in a timely manner
  • Payments review for mass payment, DD and same day wire payments
  • Provides adequate and concise management account reports as requested by HQ and the Management Team
  • CFO’s cost reduction project coordination
  • Assists in monthly reporting and periodical accounts analysis
  • Maintains fixed assets register and month end FA report
  • WEEE management support
  • Liaises with other departments to get month end accruals with supporting documents
  • Assists in month end closing by preparing month end journals and accruals
  • Generates various inventory reports for the month end, analyses the variance and shares with relevant departments
  • Archives month end journals with documentary evidence
  • Participates in physical count of inventories and fixed assets
  • Produce weekly report for the team
  • Any other ad-hoc duties as required by the Department Head

The Skills You'll Need to Succeed:

  • Previous relevant experience in a similar role within a fast-paced business environment is essential.
  • The candidate must also be AAT/ACCA/CIMA/ACA part/fully qualified or have equivalent qualification.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages with intermediate to advanced Excel skills. Experience of Oracle based system is an advantage
  • Highly numerate, analytical, highly organized and with an excellent eye for detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Pro-active and confident liaising with both colleagues internally and externally
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple work streams to tight deadlines
  • Highly focused and capable of sustaining a fast pace in a dynamic environment
  • Completer finisher - able to be resilient to drive issues through to a successful customer focused solution
  • Excellent organizational and administration skills & attributes
  • A self-starter who is able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Able to solve problems and customer related issues; proactive and takes initiative
  • Flexible and willing to adapt to changing business requirements
  • Experience of working within a performance management environment - KPIs and Service Level Agreements

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