Assistant Finance Manager (1 year FTC)

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Company: Mizuno
Location: Winnersh (England), N/A
Job Type: Freelance

At Mizuno Corporation EMEA we're looking for a Assistant Finance Manager (1 year FTC) to join our team.

At Mizuno Corporation EMEA we’re looking for a Assistant Finance Manager (1 year FTC) to join our team.

About the job

Do you want to work for an organisation that places the values of “Fair-Play”, “Friendship” and having a “Fighting Spirit”, at the forefront of their mission and vision? This could be the role for you.

Are you CIMA or ACCA qualified with a strong background in Accountancy and a number of years of demonstrable experience in an in-house finance team? Do you have team leadership experience or are you looking to demonstrate your skills in this area?

Due to increased project demands, we are seeking an Assistant Finance Manager to join our finance team based in Winnersh on a 1 year Fixed Term Contract (FTC). You will be part of a small and effective team, focusing on the day-to-day ledger processes and activities to effectively meet the needs of our UK business.

In this role, you’ll be working directly with our Finance Manager who will provide high level guidance and support to ensure you understand the requirements and expectations of the role, while giving you the freedom to use your management skills and expertise to manager your team’s workload and allowing you to support them in meeting key business targets.

Key roles and responsibilities include;

  • Business partnering with other managers within the business to ensure a good service is being provided to all teams.
  • Check and approve regular payment runs on all AP Ledgers
  • Assist with completing and co-ordinating year end audit work with external auditors as well as quarterly reporting to our Japanese head office.
  • Ensure full balance sheet reconciliations are completed and any discrepancies are quickly remedied.
  • Calculate accruals, prepare & post necessary journals to complete the month-end close within agreed timescales
  • Supporting business projects, including implementations of new databases.
  • Seek to continuously improve processes within the team and support junior team members to continuously improve their knowledge and understanding.
  • Deputising for the Finance Manager as required
  • Ensure that all information produced satisfies audit and internal requirements.

The Benefits

Flexible/hybrid working available upon completion of initial training/settling in period – some of our team prefer to work in the office full time, some work a mix of days at home and in the office (minimum 3 days in the office)

Support for training and professional development

Company Pension scheme with various options to suit your needs

Mizuno staff discount on a wide range of products

Leisure subsidy – contribution to your gym/golf membership

Employee Assistance Programme

Retail discount scheme

Company sick pay

33 days holiday including public holidays with additional days for long serving staff members

About you

  • Qualified CIMA / ACCA (Essential)
  • Advanced Excel – Pivot Tables and Lookups
  • Spreadsheet and computer skills
  • Previous exposure to all areas of accounting ideally including Stock and FX
  • Management Experience (Preferred but not essential)

Apply for the job

Do you want to join our team as our new Assistant Finance Manager (1 year FTC)? Then we’d love to hear about you!