Financial Accountant - Edinburgh

£28,000 - 32,000 - Industry & Commerce - Part Qualified Accountant
Ref: 3054 Date Posted: Monday 18 Nov 2019
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iMultiply are engaged with an established Scottish headquartered business for the recruitment of a Financial Accountant paying £28,000 - £32,000 plus a competitive benefits package. This is an excellent opportunity for a part qualified accountant looking to make a move into a business that's keen to support their development and career progression.

The Organisation

Based in Edinburgh City Centre, the organisation employs over 300 people and boasts a number of key and diverse revenue streams. With a number of recent senior hires, the organisation has sent a message to the market that they intend to grow their market share in the short to medium term with more hires and acquisitions in the pipeline. Following these recent hires, a new position of Financial Accountant has been created to support month end and year end accounts.

The Role

Reporting to the Finance Manager this newly created position will play a key role in overseeing the month end process along with oversight of the group intercompany matrix and treasury system

On Offer

The role of Financial Accountant will offer a salary of around £28,000-£32,000 plus a competitive benefits package. The offices premises are based in Edinburgh City Centre and easily accessible via public transport.

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

  • Review Bank Reconciliations for group – multi entity, multi-currency
  • Reconciliation of Income Statement and Balance Sheet general ledger accounts
  • Review of Income Statement and Balance Sheet reconciliations, analyse movements, prepare and post corrections as required.
  • Prepare and post journals as required
  • Run and review Group Intercompany Matrix, liaise with Operational and Statutory teams as required to resolve differences
  • Review intercompany loan accounts and agree to Treasury System
  • Review and close Accounts Receivable ledger
  • Ensure all capital expenditure is correctly recorded in line with Group Policy
  • Prepare and post monthly depreciation and amortisation
  • Maintain fixed asset register
  • Prepare depreciation forecast for Quarterly Performance Reporting
  • Review and approve Group payment runs
  • Ensure payments are correctly accounted in the system
  • Vendor management – ensure supplier information provided for new suppliers and changes to existing suppliers are viable and comply with internal controls
  • Potential opportunity to manage direct reports within the team, completing regular development reviews and annual performance management meetings


Candidate requirements:

  • Part Qualified Accountant (AAT/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Previous experience with the general ledger, reconciliations and journals
  • Previous experience of month and year end close
  • Previous experience of statutory audit preferable
  • Good Microsoft Office skills, especially in Excel

If you would like to have a confidential discussion regarding this role please do not hesitate to get in contact with Andrew Robinson on 0131 603 7747 or