Assistant Finance Manager

Ref: JS - J346323

Salary: £26k - 32k per year + Benefits

Location: Canterbury, Kent, England

Type: Interim

Market: Commerce & Industry

Grafton Banks Finance is pleased to be supporting a growing business based in Canterbury with the recruitment of an Assistant Finance Manager on an 18 month fixed term contract basis. 

The Assistant Finance Manager will play a critical role in the company and will be a key member of the Finance team. You will be responsible for the supervision and delivery of many of the departments core tasks aswell as the mentorship of a couple of junior staff members. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Maintain client account, transferring money on request, recording all transactions, reconciling accounts, ensuing day to day compliance. Periodic meetings to review balances and procedures.
  • Liaising with banks for account management, opening and closing accounts, as necessary.
  • Support, supervise and complete the Accounts Payable, staff expenses reimbursement, credit card and disbursement allocation processes.
  • Ensure compliance with staff expenses and other internal policies.
  • Make ad-hoc payments on request and at short notice.
  • Bookkeeping and accounts preparation work.
  • Work closely with the Finance Manager in order to plan and allocate core workflows, ensuring an effective team dynamic.
  • Delegate core tasks to junior staff where appropriate, monitoring delivery.
  • Train staff on core tasks. Mentor and help develop junior staff “soft” skills, particularly in relation to effective communication, team working and work load management.
  • Return phone calls and written correspondence within required deadlines and ensure expectations are managed and met.
  • Positivity engage in all team meetings, appropriately challenging the status quo.

This position will pay circa £26,000 - £32,000 per annum and is a hybrid position. 

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For further information please contact Jack Schilling on 01622 584334, or email

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