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Assistant to Financial Controller

£25,000 + Study + Bens + Parking

Bristol  CCR 1203

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious part qualified studier to develop their career in a very profitable and growing £80 million division of a very successful UK group. The role is part of a mid to long term planning strategy to succeed the Financial Controller.


Working closely with a talented and supportive Financial Controller you will be responsible for reporting of weekly sales and work in progress through to preparation of the management accounts and Balance Sheet reconciliations. Dealing with all departments the role will give daily exposure to the senior management team. Specific duties will include: Preparing weekly submission of sales and work in progress for the management team; ensuring integrity of work in progress data on Hyperion Planning to ensure accurate forecast data; preparing and inputting of month end journals on Oracle; ensuring sales ledger invoicing and entry is accurate; preparing reports and management accounts for review with Finance Controller to tight deadlines; assisting with monthly 3 year rolling forecasts; Balance Sheet reconciliations and preparing monthly Finance reporting pack. As you develop your skills and more responsibilities are delegated the more the role will continue to grow towards succeeding the Financial Controller.


Already having good bookkeeping skills, you will be either AAT wanting to / or just started studying toward CIMA or ACCA for which there is a support package. You will be a team player who is confident, can communicate well at all levels and can use your initiative. You should also be highly motivated, ambitious and take pride in delivering a high standard of work. Experience of Work In Progress is advantageous but not essential but you must have good experience of systems as you will be using Hyperion and Oracle and Excel. For the right candidate prospects are excellent.

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