Assistant Finance Controller sought by a world leading manufacturer of automotive components to join their team based in Sunderland, reporting to the Finance Manager.
The Role: Reporting to the Finance Manager, you your key duties will include:
Supervise and coordinate the activities of the Finance Team (in the absence of the Finance Manager), ensuring that appropriate financial and management information is available Positively contribute to establishing initiatives and cost-saving ideas Produce month-end journals, reconciliations and reports as required Ensure all plant recharges are agreed and transacted within the relevant month Manage the intercompany process, ensuring no out of balances Manage the fixed asset process Scrap and Inventory reporting Launch Cost reporting Complete statistical returns Assist with annual stock count and year-end audit Assist with profit planning and forecasting process as required Daily reporting of all key financial data to the plant management, BU and Operations Groups Approve orders and invoices as required Assist with supplier issues as requested Ensure that legal regulations in Accounting & Finance are adhered to (including Sarbannes Oxley legislation) Carry out quarterly SOX audits and submit monthly SOX documentation Ensure adherence to B.O.S. and other corporate system The successful Assistant Finance Controller will demonstrate:
Fully CIMA / ACCA qualified Experience in a similar accounting role within manufacturing. Automotive industry experience desirable SAP experience desirable but not essential Strong analytical skills and the ability to work with large volumes of data in a multi-agency environment Ability to present to a large group of people Ability to communicate and cooperate with people of different levels inside and outside the Company, and to achieve goals and business objectives Ability to recognise and respond to customer expectations with a sense of agency Ability to work to strict deadlines and use own initiative is essential Benefits:
Excellent salary Employee wellbeing programme 26 days holiday plus bank holidays, increasing by 1 day every 5 years of service (capped at 30 days) Option of hybrid working after probation Enhanced pension scheme and Death in Service Cycle to Work scheme Onsite facilities Free parking Potential flexible working opportunities Assistant Finance Controller