Accountant - Edinburgh

Industry & Commerce - Accountant (Qualified)
Ref: 2691 Date Posted: Thursday 08 Nov 2018
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A 6 month contract (day rate) for a qualified accountant with industry experience: 

The Company 

A market leading company with their head office in Edinburgh city centre

The Role

  • Report overheads monthly, developing and agreeing action plans with budget holders
  • Ensure that periodic reports are prepared (and submitted), and that exceptions are identified and commented upon. Support the cost centre managers, ensuring that they understand the information generated and are using it to improve performance.
  • Ensure all statutory processes are complete and to time e.g. PAYE, VAT, Corporation Tax, HMRC
  • Prepare and post journals, review the results and reconcile to expected figures. To prepare balance sheet account reconciliations for review, and highlight any issues
  • Support in the reporting of actual cash performance, and support the short term cash forecast process. To control creditor payment to predetermined targets and report performance

The Person

As our client has a challenging workplace and a passionate team, we are looking for a motivated and well organised individual who can pick things up quickly and take ownership of tasks. 

  • ​A qualified accountant 
  • Available at short notice
  • ​Ability to work to deadlines