Management Accountant (Part-time) - East Lothian

£40,000 - £50,000 Pro Rata - Industry & Commerce - Accountant (Qualified)
Ref: 3034 Date Posted: Wednesday 11 Sep 2019
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An excellent opportunity has arisen to join a market leader based in East Lothian as a Management Accountant on a part-time permanent basis.  

The Company

This innovative and niche business are undoubtedly one the of the market leaders within their sector. Since their inception the business has expanded due to its exceptional level of service and branching out geographically. 

The Role

The position of Management Accountant is a business-critical position for the company and will report straight into the Regional Financial Controller. You will be responsible for providing the business will real time information and finance business partnering with key stakeholders to allow commercial decisions to me made on fact and not just gut. 

On Offer

The role of Part – Time Management Accountant will offer a salary of £40,000 - £50,000 pro rata plus a competitive benefits package that includes pension. The role can be considered on a three- or four-day basis. The offices are based in East Lothian with parking available onsite. 

You will be responsible for but not restricted to the following duties:

  • Take an active role in developing new business ideas and preparing robust business models.
  • Be a positive member of the management team and help drive business improvement.
  • Constructively challenge assumptions, processes and decisions as necessary.
  • Maintain an efficient and effective financial model.
  • Ensure costs are monitored and controlled.
  • Liaise with and provide information to auditors.
  • Monitor and report on accounting discrepancies.
  • Analyse financial trends.
  • Ensure meaningful and challenging targets/budgets are in place within an appropriate timescale.
  • Ensure all reports are accurate and ready in time to meet their relevant monthly, quarterly or annual target.
  • Collate and interpret information from across the business.
  • Produce monthly management accounts (profit and loss, cash flow and balance sheets) with variance analysis, performance graphs and any management information required.
  • Periodic and annual budgeting, together with cash flow forecasts.
  • Ensure that adequate financial controls and risk management processes are in place.
  • Carry out regular audits to ensure that processes are adhered to.  
  • Liaise with external risk assurance consultants.

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

  • Qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ICAS/ICAEW or equivalent)
  • Experience of producing and present a full set of management accounts within a commercial business
  • Advanced user of Excel and ideally exposure to ERP systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Please do not hesitate to contact Andrew Robinson for a private & confidential discussion regarding this exciting opportunity on 0131 603 7747 or