Company Accountant - Edinburgh

Industry & Commerce - Accountant (Qualified by Experience)
Ref: 3076 Date Posted: Tuesday 08 Oct 2019
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Family owned technology business in Edinburgh is seeking a QBE or qualified accountant for a 5 month period to be the sole person in finance. There will be a full months handover with this role. 

The Company 

Based close to Leith, this company offers a collaborative and friendly environment in an open plan office. 

The Role

  • The production of management accounts within a 5 day close
  • Weekly "flash" reporting
  • WIP for 130 projects
  • All ledgers including payroll
  • Credit Control 
  • VAT returns

The Person

Being the sole person in finance, you must have enough confidence to build relationships with your non finance peers and be able to stand your ground within your area of expertise (finance!). You must be able to challenge and deal with people with emotional intelligence and respect. There are well documented process notes in place but you must have the experience to and insight to be able to know when the figures are wrong. 

Experience required: 

  • Good excel skills and ideally Xero
  • A knowledge of revenue recognition (WIP and deferred income income)
  • An excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to prioritise and manage your own workload
  • End to end financial management of a small dynamic company