Part Qualified Management Account - Edinburgh

Industry & Commerce - Part Qualified Accountant
Ref: 3023 Date Posted: Friday 09 Aug 2019
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An opportunity has arisen for a temporary Management Accountant to join a well established FMGC business in Edinburgh.

Due to recent restructuring, this role within the finance team is a hand-on analytical finance role involved in delivering the month end process, using data to identify key financial trends and insight into variances, supporting the development of annual budgets and forecasts and therefore ensuring the finance team has quality data at its disposal with which to help shape business strategies and decisions, the role will also face off to the Marketing team. 

The Role 

  • Delivery of the month end process including, but not restricted to, preparation and review of journals, preparation of management accounts together with variance analysis against budget and forecast; 
  • Ownership of the balance sheet reconciliations for the commercial finance team; 
  • Utilising the insights from monthly variance analysis to prepare rolling forecasts for the individual profit centres;  
  • Contribute to financial analysis activity as required by the commercial finance team 
  • Support Commercial Finance Manager with the planning and execution of annual budget and reforecasting process; 

The Person 

  • Part Qualified Accountant or QBE
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills 
  • Excellent IT skills including MS Office and a good working knowledge of accounting systems in a large organisation
  • Ability to analyse diverse financial and operational data and produce concise analysis and recommendation
  • Strong analytical skills and numeracy, working to high levels of accuracy
  • Highly developed verbal communication skills


Get in touch with Callum Lindsay on 0131 603 7747 or email for more information.