Assistant Finance Manager

£28,000 to £30,000 Per Annum
Contract Type:
Full time

The Just Recruitment Group is recruiting for a Assistant Finance Manager to join their clients team in Colchester. Our client is a growing and well established manufacturing company, this is a new role to support the rapid growth of the company and the finance team. 

Duties include: 

•Support HR and Finance Manager in preparation and reconciliation of payroll 
•Completion of VAT, Intrastat, EC Sales List 
•Direct responsibility/management of accounts payable, accounts receivable and treasury (5 direct reports) including development, training and mentoring of individuals as well as KPI management for month-end 
•Monitor compliance with controls, processes and procedures 
•Bank and credit card reconciliation 
•Assists with month-end and year-end processes, including year-end statutory audit 
•Performs tasks relating to general ledger accounting (journal entries, account analysis, supporting schedules) 
•Review of weekly payment runs 

Ideal Candidate Specification: 

•Willing to roll up their sleeves and get stuck in; a can-do, motivated attitude with the ability to learn on the job and use their initiative 
•Impeccable attention to detail while multi-tasking 
•Ability to deliver high-quality work under the pressure of tight deadlines and a questioning mindset 
•Ability to communicate financial data to non-financial employees at all levels within the company 
•Advanced Excel skills (Vlookup, Pivot tables)