Financial Accountant - Edinburgh

£50,000 - £55,000 - Industry & Commerce - Accountant (Qualified)
Ref: 3193 Date Posted: Monday 20 Jan 2020
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iMultiply Resourcing are delighted to be working on a Financial Accountant position for a growing business based in Edinburgh.

The Company

This business are market leaders in their field, the company is an iconic and prestigious Edinburgh-based brand that has an unparalleled understanding of the markets in which they operate.  This is an exciting opportunity to join a progressive and ambitious organisation that hires talented individuals and offers a pleasant working environment.  You will get the opportunity to be part of a number of different projects which will ultimately help the business grow.  

The Role

The role of Financial Accountant presents the opportunity to join a world-class finance function and will offer ample career progression development opportunities due to the significant size of the business. The key purpose of this newly created role is to support the Edinburgh based Finance Manager in their delivery of timely, accurate and insightful financial reporting. The role will also require close working relationships with other department heads.

The Offer

The Financial Accountant position will offer a competitive salary of £50,000 - £55,000 plus an excellent benefits package. The offices are based in Edinburgh and are easily accessable via public transport.

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

  • Management of month end close process.  Ensure all month end journals and balance sheet reconciliations are completed and reviewed within strict timeframes.  
  • Provide guidance to junior team members to ensure work completed is accurate, timely and complete.  Implement timely corrective actions where required.
  • Prepare group and induvial entity month end balance sheet reviews.
  • Preparation of complex calculations and journal entries, including multi-currency transactions.
  • Completion of complex balance sheet reconciliations.  
  • Review of routine revenue, COS, overhead journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations prepared by other team and group finance members.
  • Transition of additional transactional based processes into Edinburgh Finance Team.
  • Reconciliation of month end actuals to MI and MA reporting.
  • Management of UK, EU & ROW carrier accounting entries and cash settlement processes.
  • Proactively work with business stakeholders to forecast key cost and cash drivers, on an ongoing basis.  
  • Oversight of daily banking and cash management process.

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

  • Qualified CA/ACCA with up to 4+ PQ years’ industry experience, with strong financial accounting/ month end close experience.
  • Experience operating with an enterprise wide, integrated finance system across multiple business units.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading, managing and developing a small team.
  • Decisive and confident in operating autonomously on a regular basis, positive, self-reliant, open-minded and enthusiastic attitude.  Confident in a fast paced, change environment.
  • Very strong interpersonal skills including excellent leadership, staff management and with the ability to motivate and enthuse staff, facilitating their work both as part of the team and under their own initiative with minimum supervision.
  • Advanced Excel skills

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