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Assistant Finance Manager - North & Scotland

Job Introduction

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters.  We want to get to know you.  If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer. 

We are currently looking for an Assistant Finance Manager - Scotland  to join our friendly team based in Birtley. We’re working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.


Role Responsibility

The successful candidate will have many responsibilities including:

  • To ensure relevant accurate management information is produced and provided to the senior management team and regional finance team
  • Ensuring accuracy and integrity of the regional accounting records, assets and liabilities
  • Providing support through reviews of the monthly region trading performance, KPIs, performance measures with variance analysis and benchmarking as required
  • To support insight, challenge and support in tracking hard delivery of Excellence programme benefits and capital investment delivery across the business
  • Provide analysis and deliver insight that links financial reports to business drivers
  • Support improving the impact, and understanding, of financial reporting on business performance
  • Support robust and accurate forecasts and budgets through review and challenge
  • Provide effective support to the A&A Commercial and Operations Directors as well as the broader regional senior management team
  • Build partnerships and credible, lasting relationships with all senior managers and their teams and provide financial support to commercial decision making
  • Support the presentation of financial performance, full year forecasts and budget variances including understanding financial opportunities and risk
  • Provide key support enabling a drive in partnership with Finance Business Partner and Senior Management Team the delivery of business financial objectives
  • Improve and develop safety awareness within the finance teams
  • Ad hoc head office projects as assigned

The Ideal Candidate

To be successful in this role you will ideally have:


  • Demonstrable finance background with relevant technical skills
  • Part-Qualified or Qualified accountant desirable, either formally or through experience


  • Computer literate, with SAP/BW skills an advantage
  • Ability to work in a challenging matrix environment
  • Good management, organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to identify and support process change and improvement
  • An open mindset and accept and provide challenge

Why Tarmac

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
  • Training and development opportunities

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?

At Tarmac we are passionate that our workforce reflects the communities where we operate. Our ambition is that everyone regardless of level, role, or background will enjoy an environment of respect, inclusion and belonging. We actively remove barriers to ensure everyone is supported and can reach their potential with us. We take active steps to encourage people from a broad range of backgrounds to apply for jobs at Tarmac as we believe a diverse, inclusive company will enable everyone to thrive. We are a disability confident employer and will make reasonable adjustments as required. We are committed to support part-time and flexible working and believe getting the balance right is critical to personal and professional success.

Tarmac Trading Limited


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