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Head of Finance Business Partnering - Edinburgh

Public Sector - Finance Executive/Management
Ref: 1929 Date Posted: Monday 26 Jun 2017
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Head of Management Accounting (3-6 months) £50,000-58,000 (day rate)

iMultiply are delighted to be helping this large public sector organisation recruit a temporary Head of Management Accounting who can lead the team of 6 through a period of cultural change and restructuring.

The role

  • Day to day management of a team of business partners who are based within the budget holding areas of the organisation
  • Preparation and consolidation of monthly management accounts and variance analysis with supporting commentary
  • Financial modelling and analysis
  • Beginning the budget setting process and monitoring of efficiency plans to ensure breakeven is achieved
  • Monitoring of provisions and analysis of capital expenditure and depreciation
  • Review of underlying assumptions to ensure they remain appropriate
  • Regular engagement and liaison with non-financial budget holders to instigate remedial action as soon as large variances become evident
  • Ongoing review and development of internal processes and procedures
  • Provide ad-hoc support to the strategic business planning process

The Person:

A qualified accountant who is a strong man manager with a can do attitude and a proven track record of running budgeting processes.  We are seeking a credible and confident individual who has the ability to challenge at all levels of the organisation within finance and operations. You must have a commercial acumen and also some public sector experience to allow you to have an easier entrance to the organisation and gain credibility with the team. We are seeking someone at short notice.