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Assistant Financial Controller

Location: Newcastle

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 169006

NRG is working with a well known business in the centre of Newcastle. This award winning business has a reputation for growth, innovation and success. Reporting into an experienced Group Financial Controller, this is a Group role with continued expansion plans.


This is an excellent progression opportunity for the right candidate.



  • Financial reporting, management accounting, KPI reporting and customer reporting

  • Margin analysis and supporting financial analysis & commentary

  • Budgeting and forecasting.

  • Cash flow management, payment approval, credit control and cost control

  • Business process reviews

  • Provision of accurate and timely financial information to the management team to assist with key decision making

  • Assist in the monthly accounting close

  • Responsible for analyzing management and year-end financial accounts

  • Responsible for the monthly management accounts, weekly and monthly finance reports, monthly KPIs and any other ad-hoc reports as required.

  • Support the Budgeting and Forecasting process, while providing solid analysis and deep understanding of performance drivers.

  • Responsible for maintaining the general ledger, setting up new accounts when required, ensuring reconciliation of control accounts, ensuring correct allocation of expenditure to cost centres.

  • Responsible for overseeing accurate processing of all supplier invoices, management of accruals and regular payment runs.

  • Responsible for managing and/or overseeing all company bank accounts including company credit cards, ensuring adequate funds are available to meet the expenditure requirements.

  • Weekly/monthly cash-flow reporting.

  • CAPEX Reporting and Analysis.

  • VAT and Government statistical returns.

  • Strong analytical capabilities coupled with successful business partnering



  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills – including pivot tables, formulae, lookup tables, 'if' statements & comfortable with multi-workbook reporting

  • Qualified accountant: ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified – circa 2 years post qualified experience

  • Up to date knowledge of IFRS reporting

  • Experience of preparing Monthly Management Accounts