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Finance Manager - Edinburgh

Industry & Commerce - Finance Executive/Management
Ref: 2936 Date Posted: Friday 07 Jun 2019
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 A 15-17 month maternity leave in Edinburgh city centre

The Company

 A great opportunity for a qualified Finance Manager to manage a deadline driven team and be part of the senior management decision making 

The Role 

  • Overall responsibility for the production of the organisation's management accounts. Review all information produced by the Management Accountant including monthly management packs (internal and external.) Ensure all accounts are reconciled monthly and accountant is investigating budget variances
  • Management of the credit control team and the firm’s credit control process, including liaising with partners as required on debts and escalating issues to Director of Finance for further action
  • Main contact for any requests for financial information from business stakeholders 
  • Preparation of annual accounts from management accounts, to include production of statutory accounts for audit, and main contact for auditors
  • Main finance lead on the project to replace the business system
  • Produce company's annual budget, including meeting with division heads and function heads to agree income and costs
  • Liaise with tax advisers on all partner tax payments and on tax computations
  • Hold regular meetings with partners to review work in progress and unpaid debts
  • Support the FD in statutory reporting, budgeting, annual audit and tax preparation

The Person

  • Professionally qualified. Qualified by experience candidates will be considered
  • Experience in the preparation of accounts, and a strong understanding of balance sheet and ledger controls
  • Excellent attention to detail is required, along with a high level of accuracy and problem solving skills
  • The candidate should be a strong communicator with the ability to explain financial information in a non-financial way
  • Excellent planning and organising skills
  • Ability to multi-task/deal with competing demands
  • Experience of managing a team essential
  • Ability to work quickly under pressure and to a high standard