Assistant Financial Controller

England, Surrey, Chertsey
£45000 - £50000 per annum + 10-20% bonus
19 Jul 2019
16 Aug 2019
Chris Royce
Job Role
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Part qualified

An exciting opportunity for an Assistant Financial Controller to join a very strategic and commercial area of the business.

The role reports directly in to the Finance Director for this division so you have a high level of autonomy and influence on decision making.

Note - the role is only 10% transactional, and 90% of the time you will operate in a full Financial Controller capacity.

Client Details

A market leader in their field of expertise, based in modern open plan offices in the Chertsey area with free parking provided and very easy access via public transport.


The Assistant Financial Controller role involves;

  • You will be supporting the Finance Director in the production of monthly management accounts, as well divisional VAT and Tax returns. In addition to this the role will involve running and monitoring all financial transactions.
    • This is a busy role with focus on nominal ledger, including trial balance and profit and loss calculation. You will be conducting reconciliations and ensuring adequate checks and controls are in place to enable a full review with the Finance Director.
    • Along with statutory accounting responsibilities (half and full year); you will assist in the production of external project reporting including cost analysis, cashflows and investor returns.
    • To be successful you are likely to be an experienced Management accountant with commercial exposure. This role involves a great deal of interaction with non-finance departments so strong communication skills are essential.
    • This role requires a methodical and logically minded person with strong systems knowledge as well as extensive Excel experience. There are opportunities to develop and grow within the role and you will be supported in your learning and development.


    The ideal candidate for the Assistant Financial Controller will;

    • be a finalist level CIMA/ACCA/ACCA
    • have a strong Management Accounting background
    • will have strong Reporting experience
    • have business partnering / interaction with non-finance experience
    • have strong commercial acumen

    Job Offer

    The Assistant Financial Controller role can pay between £45-50,000 + 10-20% bonus, company pension, share save scheme, private healthcare, 25 days holiday (with option to buy/sell up to 3 days).

    Study support will also be provided if required.

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