This role will support the Finance Manager in strengthening and developing a strong internal control environment, ensuring that the Business has a strong "Financial Foundation" in place. The role will encompass all aspects of reporting (local reporting, Group reporting & external reporting), audits (external & internal) and other finance project work.
A market leading manufacturing organisation that has continued to grow through recent acquisitions.
Main responsibilities:Internal Control Environment - play a key role in assisting the Finance Manager to develop and enhanced the control environment, including implementing Group Standardisation controlsMonth End duties - Full reconciliation of assigned control accounts for review; full preparation of month end management accounts and year end accounts and ensuring that the reporting deadlines are metGroup Reporting tool - Monthly Reconciliation and agreement of all encamping balances and the reporting of sameLocal & Divisional Management Reporting and Group Reporting - lead role in the preparation of the monthly financial review packsOther External reporting - responsibility for preparing quarterly VAT returnsAudits - Manage the provision of information for internal and external auditors and be the key liaison with external auditor re. Statutory Financial Statements
Lead theactioning and implementation of control improvement actions points for internal & external audit reviewsBudgeting and Forecasting - Assisting with forecast and budget preparationsAd Hoc Finance projects and general Finance team support
The successful candidate will be:
- ACA/ACCA qualified
- Ideally first time mover from practice or proven experience working within industry as a financial accountant
Competitive salary + benefits