Assistant Finance Manager

Recruiter
Reed Accountancy
Location
Shipley
Posted
13 Jul 2017
Closes
29 Jul 2017
Job role
Accountant
I am currently recruiting an Assistant Finance Manager to join a family run business in Shipley. The working environment is fun, friendly and informal so this role would suit someone who is confident and can get on with people across all levels.

Person specification:
At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role/working towards this type of role
Professional accounting qualification, e.g. ACA, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent
Ability to establish effective working relationships at all levels internally and externally
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to prioritise work, meet deadlines and work calmly under pressure
Self-motivated, flexible and enthusiastic approach to work
Effective financial management skills
Knowledge of finance systems and procedures
Project management skills

Key responsibilities include:
-Preparation of accounts for 6 legal entities (2 currently dormant) to accountant
-Effectively manage the intercompany transactions and relationships
-Review financial data and prepare monthly and annual reports
-Manage all company resources effeiciently and within budget, maintaining business continuity at all times
-Manage all financial functions of Head Office: ensuring probity and adherence to financial regulations: generating evidence of compliance with best practice and a robust audit trail
-Seek out methods for minimising fincial risk to the company

Management:
-Oversee and manage Head Office functions
-Ensure effective leadership of office administration staff, reflected in high levels of team motivation and delivery of KPIs
-Maintain high standards of documentation and record keeping, closely monitoring staff compliance

Communication:
-To liaise with all professionals as needed in maintaining, promoting and managing a quality service
-Maintain professionalism at all times
-Establish good relationships with Head Office, Managers and all internal/external customers

Working hours: Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm

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