Assistant Financial Controller

Location Blackburn
Discipline: Qualified Reporting
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££67k - 75k per year + Pension
Contact name: Lucy Burton

Contact email:
Job ref: 33135
Published: 19 days ago

Job Title: Assistant Financial Controller


North West England, Lancashire, Blackburn

Job Type:

Permanent, expected to work Full-Time hours


£67,000 - £75,000 Per annum



Job Duties:

  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements
  • Support financial audits and ensure compliance with regulations
  • Manage financial reporting and forecasting
  • Oversee budgeting and financial planning processes
  • Conduct financial analysis and provide insights to improve financial performance
  • Experience managing a team of 5+
  • Experience working for a complex, £100mil+ turnover business

Required Qualifications:

  • Professional accounting qualification (e.g., ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • 10 years post qualification experience
  • Proven experience in financial management and control
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and financial regulations


Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field


Minimum of 10 years in a financial management role

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency in financial software and MS Excel
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Previous experience in a similar industry

Working Conditions:

The role involves working in an office environment, collaborating with finance teams, and occasional travel may be required for meetings or audits.