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Financial Control & Reporting Manager - Fixed Term Contract - Edinburgh

up to £42,500-£60,000 (DOE) + 20% cash/benefit allowance - Accountancy
Ref: 5472 Date Posted: Monday 19 Jul 2021
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Financial Control & Reporting Managers required for the Finance team of our Edinburgh listed client. There are two fixed term contracts up for grabs -  an eight-month and twelve-month covering maternity leave.

As a Manager in the team, you’ll be accountable for the delivery and integrity of monthly, quarterly and annual financial information, including balance sheet, profit and loss account, and internal and external reporting. You’ll also prepare statutory accounts for your business area’s legal entities and prepare management accounts, intercompany analysis, and assist in the delivery of budgeting and forecasting.

Along with this, you’ll act as a key partner as your proactively contribute to decision making on complex or specialist issues, demonstrating judgement and a thorough understanding of the business.

This role is all about...

  • Review and challenge internal and external reporting and balance sheet substantiation
  • Act as an internal customer relationship manager and effectively maintain relationships with
  • stakeholders
  • Support the delivery of accurate and timely statutory accounts for legal entities
  • Complete value-added reporting and analysis to meet customers’ needs
  • Work with the team and centres of excellence to standardise processes and outputs and to
  • undertake continuous improvement activity
  • Utilise your knowledge of IFRS to support business transactions and the determination of
  • their financial reporting outcomes
  • Deliver on change initiatives

About you....
To succeed in this role, you’ll bring a wealth of knowledge and experience in financial control, preferably gained within a large-corporate setting or audit within a national CA firm. You’ll have worked in a global context and will have the ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with a variety of stakeholders in a changing environment. And you’ll hold a professional accounting qualification or have significant relevant experience in place of this.  In addition, you will bring....

  • A proven ability to build strong working relationships with a variety of stakeholders and customers across organisations and geographical boundaries, influencing and challenging as required
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to clearly and succinctly articulate issues to senior management
  • Demonstrable commitment to continuous improvement activity
  • An astute eye for detail, with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

Salary up to £60,000 (DOE) + Cash/Benefit Allowance + Bonus + Group Benefits.  Our client offers an Agile working culture including the option to work remotely the vast majority of each working month. For further information contact Stuart Ringland on (0131) 516 4333 or email