Assistant financial controller

Posted 17 May by Proactive Personnel Ltd

Proactive Personnel are currently recruiting for a Part time Assistant Financial Controller on a 30 week contract for a market leading healthcare product manufacturer based in Oldham. This position is a part time (25 hours per week) temporary contract.

The purpose of the role is to support the performance and efficiency of the factory by looking for and working cross functionally to achieve improvements; through analysis of and provision of standard factory financial and stock related data.


·Monitor and control cycle counting.

·Analyse production jobs and review raw material usage to ensure acceptable raw material stock control in production areas.

·Keep the Factory Controller informed of financial developments within the production departments.

·Contribute towards the preparation the overheads forecasting and budgeting as part of financial planning process

·To inform budget holders of any variances with a view to properly controlling expenditure.

Key Decisions

·Monitor site cycle counting schedule, analysing and then approving any results.

·Report and analyse production efficiencies, accepting and finalising production jobs or escalating to Financial Controller when necessary.

·Prepare overheads financial planning timetable and financial submission information

·Make recommendations to improve financial processes

Qualifications and experience

·Proven track record of accounting experience, preferably within a manufacturing environment.

·Accounting experience and technical accounting knowledge.

·Strong IT business systems and Microsoft Office (emphasis on Excel) knowledge.

·AAT/CIMA - desirable although not essential (professional development available).

·Curious thinker who is able to challenge the status quo based on facts and figures.

·Articulator of all things financial to a wide audience of non- financial colleagues.

·Customer focused team player, with good communication skills who strives to engage cross functionally to make improvements through a fact based approach.

·Accurate, organised and performance driven to meet routine deadlines and completion of project work

Ideally the working hours will be 07:45 - 12:45 Monday - Friday


28 days holiday including bank holidays

Pension Contribution

Onsite parking

If you are interested in this role or you would like to know more please apply or call Antony at Proactive Personnel Manchester

Required skills

  • Finance Team
  • Financial Controller
  • Financial Planning
  • Financial Reporting
  • Expenditure Control

Application questions

Are you AAT/CIMA/ACCA Part Qualified?
Have you worked in the Manufacturing sector in a similar position?
Are you looking for a part time role?

Reference: 42419218

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