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Assistant Financial Controller

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 pa per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 2 months ago

  • Sector: Finance & Audit
  • Contact: Gemma Cardew
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 26 June 2021
  • Job Ref: GC/17547

MERJE are partnered with a specialist savings and business finance bank in their search for a talented Assistant Financial Controller.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a business experiencing significant growth, within an established high performing team.

Your new role:

Reporting to the Financial Controller your will be accountable for:

•           Preparation of monthly management accounts including supporting schedules

•           Preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations

•           Revenue analysis:

o          Month end yield and income analysis

o          Pipeline analysis

•           Detailed monthly cost analysis and cost control initiatives

•           Partnering with other functions on business projects

•           Assist in preparation of financial forecasts

•           Preparation of quarterly VAT returns

•           Assisting in preparation of financial statements

•           Supporting Financial Controller on other ad-hoc tasks as necessary

(Other duties may be assigned outside of the following duties and responsibilities)

Our Ideal Candidate:

You will be an approachable, empathetic problem solver, with exemplary communications skills. You will avoid the use of unnecessary jargon and display an adaptable, “can-do” attitude.

Ideally you will have completed your Accountancy Qualification in a Top 10 practice and have the following skills and experience:

  • Qualified accountant with a minimum of 3 years finance experience
  • Financial Services experience preferable
  • Strong excel skills

In conjunction with a competitive salary you will receive the following excellent benefits:

  • Discretionary bonus
  • 10% Employer pension contribution
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Income Protection
  • Generous 30-day annual leave entitlement (not including bank holidays)
  • Free Gym Membership
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Biannual company social events
  • Free tea, coffee and fruit

Please note, should you not receive feedback within 28 days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities.