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  • Job reference: RMS0153205

Assistant Business Controller

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Daresbury
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 26/01/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (12/02/15)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our client is an Engineering Services company, who are an international technical consultancy, providing a range of services including licence to operate, asset management, manufacturing improvement and capital investment to customers in the chemical, petrochemical, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and consumer industries worldwide

The Role:
Assistant Controller for UK. Reporting to the LBU Controller, UK & Ireland, this role is responsible for all Controlling & Reporting tasks for PACT products in the UK (2 businesses in 2 locations). Business Partner to Sub-region PACT manager for UK Product Sales (circa £6m turnover) and R&C Factory Manager (circa £5m turnover).

• Work with PACT team across multiple locations (Daresbury, St Neots, Dublin, Cork).
• Work within the local PA Controlling team & support Local Division Controller (PA) on ad-hoc projects.

• Own FCM model, calculate rates annually, participate in risk reviews.
• Responsible for managing financial risk: e.g. ownership of DOA, user access rights, etc.
• Work with management teams to provide insight and analysis of business performance, identifying any areas of opportunity.
• SAP super user, advising business users on job set up and execution.
• Responsible for SAP structure and business support.

• Ensure monthly Abacus (US GAAP) reporting is completed on time & compliance with all accounting guidelines.
• Monthly reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts.
• Responsible for monthly forecast process, ensuring high quality output.
• Monthly project & contract reviews (margin, WIP, loss orders, etc.), challenge contract & business managers and suggest corrective actions.
• Production & distribution of key controlling reports to the business.
• Work with Cost Accounting support (based in Stonehouse) to provide cost and financial control for R&C Manufacturing.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Prior use of SAP
• Qualified accountant
• Minimum 4 years experience in a finance role
• Advanced excel skills
• Undergraduate degree desirable
• Qualified member of professional accounting body

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Experience of working in the controlling function
• Ability to liaise with all levels of the organization
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