Group Financial Accountant - Edinburgh

Industry & Commerce - Accountant (Qualified)
Ref: 2994 Date Posted: Wednesday 11 Sep 2019
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An exciting opportunity for a qualified financial accountant for a 12 month contract in a progressive and forward thinking company. 

The Company 

Based in Edinburgh, this company is going through a growth phase and has a multisite structure. The finance team has excellent leadership from the CFO and Group Financial Controller and a low staff turnover. The culture is collaborative and supportive where integrity drives the teams behaviours. 

The Role

  • The preparation of annual and semi-annual statutory financial statements for the Group and its subsidiaries
  • You will be the main point of contact for the auditors
  • Consolidate the cash-flows and Capex requirements for the group budget and 5 year plan
  • The preparation of monthly and quarterly papers for the board 
  • Managing the external interest payments and covenant compliance of the Group to lenders and shareholders
  • Maintain high integrity financial models to support decision making within the Group
  • Perform the Treasury activities of the Group including cash monitoring and managing loan drawdowns, accounting for derivatives and assisting with ad-hoc foreign currency needs
  • Compliance activities such as the preparation of financial accounts for the Group Pension Scheme
  • Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, you will be responsible for year and half year financial statements and monthly financial consolidations. 

The Person

  • ​A Qualified accountant (preferably chartered)with experience in the preparation of financial accounts under IFRS and UK GAAP
  • ​Good organisation and prioritization of workload
  • Deadline driven and has the ability to work under pressure 
  • ​Self starter and a strong team player