Assistant Financial Controller

Posted 12 May by GVA Search Ltd
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Our client, an established FMCG business in central London are going through an exciting period of growth and as a result are currently looking to appoint an Assistant Financial Controller position to join their high-performing finance function.

This is a newly created position which will report directly to the Financial Controller and help to ensure that the finance team is immersed in the day-to-day business operations, driving success and challenging the business. This role will have a particular emphasis on detailed commercial analysis and reporting, alongside the more traditional monthly aspects of both management and financial accounting.

This exciting opportunity will suit a self-starter who has an exceptional work ethic and excellent team management skills. If you are looking for a fast-passed role, where you can develop and progress your career to the next level, then this is the one for you.

Duties and Responsibilities' will include but not limited to;

  • Preparation of monthly consolidated P&L and Balance Sheet complete with commentary
  • Preparation of annual budgets (both P&L and Balance sheet), quarterly forecasts and cash flow forecasts
  • Timely production of statutory and financial reports for use by external auditors and other external consultants
  • Continuous improvements of the financial controls to streamline processes and reduce errors and inconsistencies.
  • The production of accurate and detailed financial reports forecasting, analysis, management information and reconciliations
  • The control and allocation of the financial budgets
  • Liaise with HMRC and all statutory bodies to ensure compliance
  • Strategic decision making for the business
  • Have a key role in the growth of the wider business

The successful applicant;

  • Qualified Accountant or equivalent (CIMA/ACCA/ACA)
  • Extensive experience in financial management and management accounts
  • Experience of accounting systems and software and aptitude for systems improvements and developments
  • Preferably you will have an FMCG background
  • SAP accounting experience (desirable)
  • Hands on and proactive approach


  • Competitive base salary
  • Company pension contribution - 5%
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Medi-cash health cash plan
  • Hours - 9-5.30

Required skills

  • Finance Manager
  • Financial Controller
  • FMCG
  • SAP

Application questions

Do you have SAP experience?
Have you worked in an FMCG environment?

Reference: 42395712

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