Assistant Finance Manager

Ref: CT - FM

Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits

Location: Sandwich, Kent, England

Type: Permanent

Market: Commerce & Industry

Job Title: Assistant Finance Manager (with career progression to Finance Manager)
Location: Sandwich, Kent
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum

Our Client:
We are pleased to represent a well-established and rapidly growing construction company based in Sandwich, Kent. With an exceptional track record in delivering high-quality projects, they are dedicated to maintaining their position as a leader in the industry. They are now seeking an ambitious and skilled Assistant Finance Manager to join their dynamic team.

Job Description:
As the Assistant Finance Manager, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth financial operations of the company. Reporting directly to the Finance Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing a variety of accounting tasks, providing accurate and timely financial information, as well as fostering strong working relationships with internal departments and external stakeholders.

- Assisting in the preparation and analysis of financial statements, budgets, and forecasts.
- Managing day-to-day financial transactions, including accounts payable and receivable, general ledger entries, and bank reconciliations.
- Collaborating with the Finance Manager to prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports.
- Conducting regular audits to identify and resolve any discrepancies.
- Assisting in the development and implementation of financial policies and procedures.
- Providing support in financial forecasting, cost analysis, and cash flow management activities.
- Monitoring and reporting on company expenses to ensure cost efficiency.
- Supporting the Finance Manager in ad hoc financial projects and initiatives.

Candidate Requirements:
- Part qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) or Qualified by Experience (QBE) with a strong background in finance or accounting.
- Solid understanding of accounting principles and financial processes.
- Previous experience within the construction industry is required
- Proficient in using accounting software and MS Office applications (especially Excel).
- Highly organised with excellent attention to detail.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Career Progression:
This role will provide the successful candidate with an outstanding opportunity to progress their career to Finance Manager within a timeframe of 2-3 years, subject to performance and suitability.

In return for your expertise and contributions, our client offers a competitive salary of up to £45,000 per annum, depending on experience. Additionally, you will have the chance to work within a supportive and collaborative environment, surrounded by a skilled team dedicated to success.

If you are an ambitious and motivated finance professional seeking a rewarding career path with a reputable construction company, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. To be considered, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the position. We look forward to reviewing your application.

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For further information please contact Victoria Woodin on 01622 584 334, or email

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