Assistant Financial Controller
The opportunity has arisen for a newly-qualified accountant to join a high-growth construction business as their new Assistant Financial Controller.
My client is a construction business with a prominence in the "fit-out" market, recognised for their style and standard of delivery. They have grown from a £42m T/O business to close to £75m T/O in the past year through the acquisition of new projects and contracts as a result of new Business Development strategies. They have recently brought in a new Financial Controller with a strong construction background to drive forward the value-add activity of the finance function. Within this they are offering a new Assistant Financial Controller position.
As the Assistant Financial Controller your key responsibilities will be:
-To manage and take ownership for weekly cash reporting;
-To support the Financial Controller with month end duties to produce accurate management accounts;
-To support the budgeting process and begin to develop a business partnering culture with budget holders;
-To take ownership of annual statutory reporting and be a key point of contact for the auditors;
-To provide ad hoc reporting and analysis as required by senior management, including the MD.
As a strong applicant for this Assistant Financial Controller role you will:
-Be a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA);
-Show a strong understanding of management accounting, ideally with accounts preparation experience;
-Possess a good working knowledge of the construction industry, in particular CIS and subcontractor payments;
-Have a proactive attitude and be happy to get involved to help out the wider team;
-Possess strong interpersonal skills with a clear ability to build relationships at all levels.
The offer to the successful candidate will be between £45,000-£50,000 depending on experience plus a competitive benefits package. You will also be provided with an excellent opportunity in a broad role and with a route to a Financial Controller position.