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Finance Manager - Edinburgh

Up to £45,000 (DOE) + Benefits + Flexible Working - Accountancy
Ref: 4923 Date Posted: Friday 24 Jan 2020
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An ambitious Finance Manager required to join this successful professional services firm in Edinburgh. This will initially be a hands-on, standalone role with future scope to build a successful, close-knit team.

Working closely Senior Management, you will provide valuable support to the firm’s growth strategy; ensuring high-quality financial information is available to help shape strategic business decisions and goals. You will help to drive process improvement and positive change with strong commercial awareness and initiative at all times.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparing monthly management accounts, as well as insightful monthly/quarterly MI reporting
  • Preparing VAT returns
  • Preparing annual budgets and monitoring forecasts vs actuals
  • Cash flow management, with regular liaison with bank
  • Preparing annual accounts for LLP and subsidiaries
  • Necessary filing requirements for Companies House
  • Assessing and implementing internal processes and procedures, improving efficiencies and performance across the firm
  • Managing annual client billing under Tax Investigation Insurance Scheme
  • Responsibility for Sage Accounts Software (e.g. journal entries, reconciliations, data processing, etc.)

You will be a professionally qualified accountant (ACCA/CA/ACA), or Qualified by Experience, with a willingness to take a hands-on approach to all accounting duties. You must have exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, and demonstrable commercial acumen. You will have excellent organisational skills, strong attention to detail and the ability to work to strict deadlines. Experience using Sage 50 or similar accounting software is essential. Previous experience within a professional services firm would be highly advantageous.

Salary up to £45,000 (DOE) + Benefits + Flexible working. This would be an excellent opportunity for a senior accountant to take their first step into management. For more information please contact Lynsey Kerr at Lusona Consultancy.