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Assistant Finance Manager

Location: SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 30,000-33,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: N/A
Posted: 3 months ago Reference: X3-315987

We are ecstatic to be recruiting for a truly exciting opportunity for a reputable national client who are looking for a confident, driven and capable Assistant Finance Manager to join their finance team in Sheffield.

This wonderful client really do value their people and offer a friendly, safety first working environment with a competitive package as well as significant opportunities for career development and progression. Please find below the details.

Main Duties:

  • Reporting to the Contract Commercial Manager with functional reporting to the General Manager, this role will be responsible for the day to day running of the finance and payroll departments
  • Manage all site financial activities in a manner that adds value to the client and the business to achieve key operational performance objectives
  • To ensure financial control requirements are met providing a reliable service to the operation whilst meeting budgetary requirements
  • To ensure a high quality and efficient service is provided both internally and externally to achieve site targets.
  • Leading the finance and commercial relationship with the customer
  • Responsible for overseeing period ends inclusive of variance analysis including preparation of high-quality key financial information for internal and external customers
  • Facilitating and leading Annual Budgets and Forecasting key stakeholders
  • Develop and maintain a motivated team by providing direction, two-way feedback / communication and effectively monitoring performance to ensure high levels of service are achieved.
  • To communicate key performance targets in all areas conveying facts and ideas clearly, accurately, effectively and persuasively both orally and in writing.
  • Communicate contractual requirements and the benefits of change, demonstrating a clear understanding of the commercial and operating environment of the business and client
  • Build a rapport, develop trust with the customer and colleagues
  • Ensure audits are conducted in line with company policy and procedure and financial regulations.
  • Ensures relevant financial policies are applied, financial records are accurate, budgets and forecasts accurately completed
  • Understands and embraces the culture of the site and actively participates in developing an open / honest environment.
  • Integral member of the Senior Management Team which has the responsibility for driving safety, people, service, financial and commercial performance to ensure the company deliver their contractual obligations

Person Specification:

  • Recognised accounting qualification ACCA/ACMA/ACA would be desirable
  • Strong numeric / literacy skills
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Experience of warehouse and distribution would be useful but not critical
  • Understanding the dynamics of open/closed book contracts would be desirable
  • Customer relationship management experience is desirable but not essential

Salary/Benefits:

  • £30,000-33,000 salary per annum
  • Company pension scheme
  • 25 days hols + statutory bank holidays with the option to buy more
  • Share incentive plan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee benefits online discount platform
  • Onsite parking
  • Onsite canteen + much more
  • Significant opportunities for career development and progression

Go ahead and apply now because it's time for you to #LoveMondays!

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