Assistant Finance Manager

Posted 15 January 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineBuilt Environment Recruitment
Contact NameMonika Gajda

Job description

Our Client has an excellent opportunity for an Assistant Finance Manager to join the business on a staff basis.

Reporting to the Finance & Business Services Manager, the successful post holder will be responsible for assisting in the management of the Finance Department with key functions including: financial control, accounting, reporting, modelling and budgeting.

Role responsibilities:

  • Maintaining accurate financial records and activities

  • Day-to-day management of the finance department; staff supervision/appraisals, and identification of training needs

  • Assisting with internal audits and the preparation of year end accounts to audited stage including liaison with auditors

  • Assisting with the preparation of statistical information

  • Assisting managing insurance policies and insurance claims

  • Assisting in the preparation of financial reports and forecasts for future business growth including budgets, income statements, balance sheets, tax returns and reports for regulatory agencies and financial management reports

  • Understanding and assisting with Construction Industry Scheme (CIS), crown estate, leases, licenses and compliance

  • Assisting in the management of banking and corporate financing requirements

  • Working with the Business Development and Commercial Team to monitor Brexit implications and compliance

  • Understanding and monitoring customs obligations

  • Control of allocated budgets and preparation of associated budgetary bids

  • Involvement in Customer/Supplier liaison and Business Development

  • Assisting with financial projects and financial developments for performance and maintenance of the organisation

  • Managing new suppliers to keep in line with IR35 regulations, working with HR on new contractors on a project by project basis

  • Overseeing payroll and support pension administration and management, from start to leaver cessation

  • Assisting in the management and maintenance of financial control systems, accounting procedures and Client's finance systems including policies and procedures

  • Assisting in developing plans for team activities to include financial strategy to achieve agreed targets, and effective planning

  • Other duties as required from time to time in order to meet the needs of the business


  • Chartered Accountant accreditation

  • Degree qualified, or equivalent professional certification (certified or working towards CA / ACCA / CIMA qualification


  • Relevant experience in a similar role

  • Experienced financial capability

  • IT literate

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Prioritising work tasks effectively

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to problem solve

  • Motivation and initiative

Our Client offers a competitive remuneration package as well as hybrid working and also excellent working environment.

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference PR/062232.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.