Assistant Finance Manager

Robert Half

Job description / Role

The Role

The main purpose is to support the Finance Manager and in the absence of the Finance Manager step in or represent the Finance Manager in their absence, i.e. a second in command. The main tasks are the preparation and reporting of the financial data in line with tight Group deadlines and to a high standard, and to be accurate and complete.

Key Responsibilities.

* Maintain books and records of in accordance with corporate laws, IFRS and best practice (e.g. maintain clean audit trail with adequate supporting documentation)
* Prepare monthly management accounts
* Prepare high-quality annual financial statements in accordance with IFRS
* Plan and coordinate with Big Four firm the statutory audit of the financial statements within the agreed time lines
* Proactively challenge & assess the effectiveness of internal controls
* Understand and analyse the valuation of real estate and financial assets, for discussion with senior management and statutory auditors
* Create or make existing processes more scalable across all entities
* Keep up-to-date high-quality policies and procedures
* Assist in preparing entities budgets and produce periodic budget v/s actuals reports, and
* Ensuring VAT is recorded correctly, VAT returns are accurately prepared and is expected to closely working with the Tax function to ensure timely recovery of VAT.

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