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Finance Manager - Edinburgh

£30,000 - £40,000 - Industry & Commerce - Accountant (Qualified by Experience)
Ref: 2568 Date Posted: Wednesday 15 Aug 2018
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An exceptional opportunity for a Finance Manager has arisen based in Edinburgh to join a well-established and performing business.

The Company

This dynamic business has evolved considerably over the past five years as a result of significant diversification and the introduction of additional revenue streams. They are now in the process of refreshing and strengthen their senior management team presenting an ideal opportunity to attract and develop an impressive finance professional.

The Role

The position of Finance Manager will report directly to the Managing Director furthermore you will partner with the operational team to provide valuable insight, direction and guidance. To be considered for this opportunity you must have a minimum of 4 years experience in a similar role and have a strong commercial industry background.

On Offer

The position of Finance Manager will offer a salary of £30,000 - £40,000 plus a competitive benefits package. The office premises are located on the outskirts of Edinburgh with parking facilities onsite with strong public transport links also.

You will be involved in but not restricted to the following duties:

  • Reporting directly to the managing director you will have full oversight and responsibility for the accounting function.       
  • Managing a small finance team of 2 finance administrators.
  • Production of monthly reporting packs using Xero accounting software.
  • Processing of accruals, prepayments and all month end journals as required.
  • Maintain accruals, prepayments, deferred income and fixed asset schedules
  • Key reconciliation and other balance sheet controls
  • Highlight and investigate variances to cost forecasts and provide analytical reviews for operating costs 
  • Commercial analysis –  KPI’s, costs, sales, margins, products, pricing, contracts etc.
  • Budget setting and monitoring
  • Short, medium and long-term forecasting & cashflow analysis
  • Maintain finance records including daily management of staff to complete all AR, AP, bank recs, expenses etc
  • Oversee import finance processes
  • Support to Managing Director and Operations Manager as required.

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

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in a similar finance role, including at least 1 year experience preparing management accounts.
  • Ideally Part-Qualified in recognised accounting qualification such as ACCA, CIMA etc
  • Experienced as a team leader or team management
  • Ability to work to meet deadlines, work under pressure and with attention to detail
  • Good communicator, able to deal professionally and politely with all internal and external contacts 
  • Flexible attitude to work within a small finance team 
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Experience of Xero Accounting Software an advantage but not essential

Please do not hesitate to contact Andrew Robinson on 0131 603 7747 or for a private & confidential discussion.