Finance Assistant

Location : Rutherglen, South Lanarkshire, Scotland
Job Ref : JA1067
Consultant : James Alexander
Sector : Banking, Insurance, Finance
Salary : £Competitive

Description

JA1067 – Finance Assistant

Location – Rutherglen

Salary – £Competitive

Hours 36.5/week

Overview:

We are currently recruiting for a Finance Assistant to join our client in Rutherglen. The successful Finance Assistant will support the Divisional (MTS) & Central function in financial matters. To work with the Divisional (MTS) and Central teams to ensure accurate and timely reporting of all weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual information required. 

Aims & Objectives:

  • Support Commercial & Operational Management to produce Management Information to better manage and control risks and opportunities within Division
  • Forecast cash and Customer Financing (working capital) within the Division
  • Work with central finance team to ensure compliance with financial policies and audit requirements

Key Responsibilities:

  • Submission of monthly cash forecast
  • Send Cash & Invoicing updates to division and Central Finance regularly
  • Control, review and monitor divisional Customer Financing (CuFi)
  • Analysis of overheard spend, investigate variance against budget and ensure the accuracy of costs.
  • Review & action purchase invoice queries relating to divisional overheads.
  • Ensure the accuracy of costs recharged from Central Finance to the division: Vehicles, Fuel, Mobiles, Travel & IT charges.
  • GRN reviews.
  • Generate monthly timesheets and allocation costs (CIP) to contracts.
  • Post divisional journals.
  • Enter monthly sub-division margin take
  • Review divisional monthly payroll
  • Control & monitor balance sheets relating to the division.
  • System reconciliations between CPA & Alarm Master.
  • Provide support for budgeting and reforecasting during the year.
  • Co-ordinate year-end stock counts within the division (5 locations).

Skills & Experience:

Essential:

  • Part qualified: ACA, ACCA, CIMA, ICAS
  • Must have experience within a financial function.
  • Strong excel skills, to macro level
  • Ability to communicate and build relationships at all levels, both internally and externally.
  • Highly numeric/strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Personally driven with the ability to prioritise
  • Ability to drive and embrace change

Desirable:

  • Experience of the UK construction industry / facilities business

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