Accountant - 15 Month Fixed Term - Edinburgh

£35,000 - £40,000 plus highly competitive benefits - Industry & Commerce - Accountant (Qualified)
Ref: 2702 Date Posted: Tuesday 04 Dec 2018
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iMultiply have been engaged to appoint an Accountant on a 15 month fixed term contract for an exceptional business based in Edinburgh paying £35,000 - £40,000 plus a highly competitive benefits package. 

The Company

This distinguished business is renowned for setting and exceeding the industry standards making them an instantly recognisable brand within the UK. With multiple revenue streams and several highly performing divisions it was already a highly profitable business but as a result of being acquired last year it’s received substantial reinvestment to ensure it remains number one and ahead of the pack. Built into its DNA is its promise and responsibility to create an innovative, flexible and dynamic culture & environment which has earned the accolade as one of Britain’s best employers. 

The Role

The position of Accountant is a 15 month fixed term contract reporting to the Head of Finance. To be considered for this opportunity you will ideally be a qualified Accountant with a strong blend of management & financial accounting. Applicants up to one month’s notice will be considered for this opportunity. 

On Offer

The role of Accountant will offer a salary of £35,000 - £40,000 plus a highly competitive benefits package. The offices premises are based in Edinburgh and easily accessible via public transport, furthermore they have parking facilities available onsite. 

You will be responsible for but not restricted to the following duties:

  • Reporting to the Head of Finance
  • Production of monthly reporting packs
  • Variance analysis with ability to understand and challenge discrepancies 
  • Assisting with the preparation of statutory accounts and returns
  • Short, medium and long term forecasting
  • VAT returns
  • Ensuring the integrity of the balance sheet
  • Maintenance of fixed asset register
  • Ensuring month-end deadlines are delivered – journals, accruals, prepayments, bank reconciliations, supplier payment runs etc. 
  • Reviewing and developing processes, procedures & controls
  • Adhoc duties

To be considered for this opportunity, you must have the following experience:

  • Qualified Accountant, however finalist or qualified by experience will be considered with relevant practical experience
  • Exposure to both management & financial accounting
  • Intermediate to advanced user of Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Please do hesitate to contact Lucy Edgar on 0131 603 7747 or lucyedgar@imultiplyresourcing.comfor a private & confidential discussion regarding this excellent opportunity.