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Assistant Financial Controller

Retrack Personnel Holdings Limited
Banbury, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
My client in Oxford Banbury is currently in need of an Assistant Financial Controller.
Main purpose of job:
To assist the Financial Controller in preparing timely and accurate financial statements. To support the business by preparing relevant, timely and accurate information for decision making. Day to Day responsibility for the running of the Finance Department in the Financial Controllers absence.
Scope of job:
Reporting to: Financial Controller
Responsible for: Safety, Quality, Timing, Cost, and Motivation
Main duties:
* Responsible for Adherence to SOX and maintenance of procedures.
* Preparation of Period, Quarter and Annual Financial Packs.
* Assist in the preparation of the Business plan and Quarterly Forecasts.
* Analysis of Variances of above.
* Responsible for submitting monthly Group KPI’s ensuring accuracy.
* Liaise with department heads to improve data capture for the KPI process
* Investigate variances to business plan & forecast, review, explain and correct.
* Assist in make or buy decisions.
* Preparation of certain Balance Sheet Accounts (Monthly) and resolving discrepancies.
* Take ownership of Period End Accounts process.
* Review Weekly Cash Flow Forecasts.
* Review Monthly Currency Cash Flow Forecasts.
* Control of Working Capital Levels and Cash Flow to Agreed Targets.
* Preparation of Statutory Accounts.
* Preparation of Tax Accounts.
* Along with the Financial accountant, be the Lead and main point of contact for the annual external audit.
* Assist in Internal and SOX Audits.
* Assist the Financial Controller in managing the Finance Team on a daily basis.
* Understand Functions and Tasks of Financial Department in order to manage in Finance Controllers absence.
* Day to Day Management of Department and Staff in Financial Controllers absence.
* To use the escalation procedure for any issues/concerns.
* Suggesting, agreeing and/or Implementing solutions to resolve queries.
Safety, Environmental


Raise quality care points.
Liaise with other departments regarding quality concerns.
Adhere to standardised working procedures.
Participate in quality checks and controls.
Adhere to quality care points.
Report repeat quality issues.
Working within the MAFACT system (internal training).
Ensure all quality decisions are made considering risk to supply and escalate as required.
Report any issues or concerns to your line manager.
Participate in continuous improvement projects to improve departmental performance on safety, uptime, availability, maintenance, equipment modifications, plant, error proofing, technical systems and processes and cost down opportunities.
Participate in projects within the companies CIP scheme.
Taking fast action to reduce customer demerits and cost of quality.
Use consumables responsibly.
Comply with the principals of the company’s employee charter
Participate in training and development programmes and share knowledge with the wider teams.
Identify areas of development and training requirements.
Participate in the company’s suggestion scheme.
Promote the open door policy.
Support the Fairness Committee initiative.
Ensure good team working principals are being adhered by all team members.
Personal Attributes:
Behave in a professional manner
Good communicator
Open and honest
Organised and methodical
Continuous improvement and safety mind-set
Personable and approachable
Tenacious and results driven
Good decision making and problem solving skills
Attention to detail
Specific Skills & Experience:
Minimum Qualification ACCA/CIMA or Local Equivalent.
Ability to work on own initiative.
Good communication skills.
Experience of Staff Management.
Strong attention span with a good eye for detail.
Good decision making and problem solving skills.
Ability to work under pressure.
Self-motivated and focused, with a flexible attitude.
Good team worker.
Good analytical skills.
Proactive approach
Able to follow formal procedures.
Observant and able to spot workflow risks and bottle necks

£55k / £60k

Oxford Banbury

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