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Assistant Financial Controller

Location: Cheadle, Staffordshire Industry:
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits Contact: Laura Hassall
Posted: 3 months ago Contact Email: lhassall@meridianbs.co.uk

Assistant Financial Controller
£35,000 - £40,000 per annum (depending on experience)

Meridian Business Support are currently recruiting for a permanent Assistant Financial Controller based near Cheadle. Working alongside the Financial Controller and General Manager. This is a newly created, exciting role to support the business strategy to work within the accounts team.

The Role

  • Ensure robust financial and systems controls are in place, and are in accordance with Group policies and procedures.
  • Identify and drive cost down initiatives through the process of standard costing
  • Produce monthly financial statements and balance sheet reconciliations in a timely manner
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts
  • Manage the year end process and statutory accounts preparation, including corporate tax
  • Ensure accurate reporting to HMRC including VAT, Intrastat, CIS and EC Sales
  • Implement appropriate controls in order to monitor and maximise cash flow
  • Ensure appropriate controls in order to monitor and maximise cash flow
  • Ensure appropriate controls and reporting are in place to manage overhead costs in line with the business

Person Specification

  • Fully qualified accountant with experience of cost accounting in a manufacturing environment
  • Very high attention to detail and a strong focus on accuracy
  • Ability to present data in a meaningful and concise manner
  • Excellent spreadsheet and data analytical skills required
  • Enthusiastic, positive and driven by eagerness to learn and develop
  • To communicate effectively across all levels


  • 25 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays
  • Career Progression and Development Schemes
  • Company Pension
  • Car Park Facilities
  • Medical and Dental Insurance Schemes

Hours of work

Monday- Friday full time


£35,000-£40,000 per annum depending on experience


Call Laura on 01782 272400 or send your CV to lhassall@meridianbs.co.uk

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.

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