Assistant Financial Controller
Opportunity in Birmingham for a part-qualified accountant earning £25,000 - £30,000 salary + study support.
Your new company
This exciting role has been created in lieu of continued growth and performance of the company, it is not an existing role and has just been opened up for the right candidate. Based in the city centre they are a real industry expert with exceptional staff retention. They have 5 different sites within the UK and have opened an exceptional opportunity for a career path towards Financial Controller.
Your new role
This sort of opportunity does not come around often, this position has been created specifically with the aim to help develop a future Financial Controller. As the Assistant Financial Controller your role will include responsibilities such as preparation of subsidiary budgets, management accounts and accounting analysis and queries from subsidiary management. You will be assisting with the year-end preparation of internal audit files and helping with external audit queries. Occasionally you will be assisting the GFC with project work and structural changes. Positively as you are assisting the Financial Controller, upon absenteeism you will be covering a range of duties that will be providing you with hands on experience within your potential future position.
What you'll need to succeed
My client is searching for a part qualified accountant who has begun or is currently studying CIMA with their intent to support you through your further studies. You should already have solid grounding in accounts (VAT principles, bookkeeping principles, double entry etc.) Previous experience in a manufacturing organisation is highly regarded. You will have a strong grasp of numeracy and spreadsheet skills, more specifically pivot tables, sumif and VLookup functions in Microsoft Excel. Along with the Microsoft suite in terms of programs, knowledge of Sage is highly sought after. Your expectations and drive will be clear and set towards progression with the view to ultimately succeed the present GFC.
What you'll get in return
Based in central Birmingham you will be rewarded very competitively as opposed to competitors in the area with a salary of £25,000-£30,000 per annum. Parking on site will create great convenience for yourself along with favourable operating hours between 7:30 AM-4:30 PM Monday-Thursday and 7:30AM-1:00PM Friday. Most of all my client would like to offer study support to aid in your further development and help fast track your development on a route to becoming a Financial Controller within 5 years. The main benefit of this role will provide you with a clear set goal to work towards with your progression and development at the forefront.
What you need to do now
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