Commercial Analyst - Edinburgh

Industry & Commerce - Accountant (Qualified)
Ref: 3095 Date Posted: Monday 02 Dec 2019
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A fantastic opportunity for Commercial Analyst in Edinburgh city centre for a 12 month FTC to lead budgeting, reporting and analytical support for all Edinburgh assets and projects. This role will drive inputs for improvements to reporting systems, procedures and controls. 

The Company 

A progressive and growing company in Edinburgh with a collaborative culture. Their values are Respect, Relationships and Responsibility and these drive the behaviours of the leadership team and the finance team as a whole. With views of Edinburgh old town, this location is easily accessible by public transport. 

The Role 

Budgeting, reporting and analysis

  • To ensure that all Edinburgh operated, and non‐operated assets, departments and corporate project budgets, forecasts, and actuals (whether monthly, quarterly, or annually) provided are accurate, complete and timely
  • To ensure that variances are fully explained and communicated effectively on a timely basis to relevant internal and external stakeholders
  • To prepare presentations of information for various internal and external meetings
  • To mentor less experienced finance team members

Audit and Compliance

  • Coordinate and prepare inputs and responses for external and internal audits relating to reporting scope
  • Work with Team Lead to prepare and maintain summary of reporting compliance requirements of agreements and develop and maintain a checklist to ensure compliance. Communicate compliance requirements and ensure the wider accounting team satisfy requirement

Systems and processing

  • Review, implementation, maintenance and development of financial systems, procedures controls necessary to efficiently and effectively report and analyse activities 
  • To ensure that new corporate projects are appropriately integrated into operational reports, reporting processes and schedules

The Person 

  • ​Qualified Accountant - CA, ACA, ACCA, CIMA
  • Strong systems and data manipulation skills 
  • Strong Microsoft Office suite skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to work on own initiative and take ownership of responsibilities to ensure deadlines are met 
  • Good attention to detail and organisational skills 
  • Ability to deal with wide range of cultures