Financial Reporting Manager - Edinburgh

£40,000 - £45,000 - Non-for-Profit Sector - Accountant (Qualified)
Ref: 3311 Date Posted: Monday 23 Nov 2020
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An excellent opportunity has arisen for a qualified Financial Reporting Manager on a permanent basis. We are seeking a high calibre individual who has high emotional intelligence and relationship building skills to lead a team in a dynamic and project based environment. 

The Company 

The company is widely respected dedicated to producing specialist research, delivering high quality education and providing comprehensive consultancy services. One of the largest organisations of its kind They strive to maintain a team orientated and friendly working culture. 

The Role 

This is a people management role with a team of 4, as well as requiring first class stakeholder engagement skills and a strong technical/financial reporting track record. 

On Offer

The role of Financial Reporting Manager will offer a salary of £40,000 - £45,000 plus a highly competitive benefits package. The offices premises are based in Edinburgh and easily accessible via public transport with parking facilitates onsite.

Main responsibilities and deliverables: 

  • Responsible for timely, accurate and consistent financial data, starting with monthly management reports, budget and forecast analytical work to contributing to the production of the annual statutory accounts. 
  • Regular collaboration with Business Partners on the most effective and efficient way of meeting the reporting requirements of the business and building systematic processes to set and maintain high standards of accuracy and presentation.
  • Supporting the financial controller in maintaining full financial accounting processes, analytical review and balance sheet reconciliation and providing resource to produce annual statutory accounts for the group 
  • Mindful of a continuous improvement agenda, with ongoing appraisal and re-evaluation of financial reporting systems and change management to new ways of reporting and working. 
  • This role will provide support and cover to the Financial Controller dealing with the heads of finance and Finance Director on a regular basis.
  • This role will be an example of best practice in Finance which may involve regular collaboration and benchmarking with equivalents in other organisations and institutions.

The Person 

  • Qualified accountant ideally with some post qualification experience.
  • Experience of leading a small team to deiver reporting across an organisation
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to articulate complex information in an accessible way
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and deal sensitively with finance related issues
  • Ability to facilitate process reviews and deliver improvements
  • Proven analytical and problem solving ability
  • Broad range of accounting skills 
  • A good working knowledge of excel 

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