Assistant Financial Controller

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    Portsmouth, Hampshire

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    Up to £25.00 per hour

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    Vanessa Farrington

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Assistant Financial Controller; Location: Portsmouth; 6 months;£25.00ltd; 37 hours per week

We are looking to recruit an Assistant Financial Controller to be based at our client's site in Portsmouth.

Key Responsibilities
To work for & report to the Team leader in the UK by carrying out the following main tasks and responsibilities:
Run & report on the monthly financial processes (budgetary controlling on the department cost base, hourly & facility rates, Capex, Headcount, Workload, recovery, project costs, track changes & provide ideas for corrective measures
Challenge & support the manufacturing managers in the UK team in terms of financial & operational performance & improvements
Analysis of costs on projects & report on deviations to budget to the management team
Assist in the preparation of the 5-year budgetary planning, annual forecasts and ad hoc actions
Ensure timely, consistent & meaningful reporting with a deviation analysis against the given financial targets & KPIs
Support the managers in the creation of Capital Investment projects & help to monitor the financial progress (challenging the business cases, reporting actual expenditure, monitor cash evolution & depreciation)
Manage the billing of sales invoices
Work in close cooperation with the Financial Controller & Resource Controllers
Exchange with HR about Workload / Headcount
Interact with the local Program controllers and the central accounting team

Skills Required
Analytical & problem solving skills
Excellent communication skills
Experience in budgetary controlling
Educated to degree or equivalent in finance and/or economics
Strong knowledge of MS Office tools especially Excel
Desirable Skills
Project controlling
Knowledge of SAP an advantage but training will be given
Morson is acting as an employment business in relation to this vacancy

CIMA; ACCA; FCCA; ACMA; GCMA; ACA; AAT; project accountant; management accountant; reporting accountant; finance manager; finance controller; FPA; forecasting; audits;