Head of Finance

Michael Page Finance
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

*Our client in central Edinburgh are looking for an interim Head of Finance*

*Exciting role for a growing charity with the potential for something longer term*

Client Details

Well known, Edinburgh based organisation


  • Keeping up-to-date with all relevant legislation and financial reporting standards and ensuring the organisation is compliant and best practice is followed
  • Leading the budgetary and financial planning processes
  • Review of Monthly Management Accounts including review of all accruals and full balance sheet analysis
  • Ensure appropriate operational policies and procedures are in place
  • Production of Annual statutory Accounts
  • Review and submission of corporation Tax and annual return
  • VAT accounting
  • Preparation of financial budgets, re-forecasts and financial input to Five Year Plan
  • Review and authorisation of payroll data
  • Ensure bank accounts are appropriately managed
  • Ensure regular cash flow forecasts are undertaken and reviewed and good treasury management processes are in place
  • Management of finance systems with the responsibility for ensuring that suitable controls are in operation for all systems and processes


    • Qualified Accountant
    • Background of working with charities including production of charity statutory accounts

      • Have an understanding of VAT and tax requirements for charities
      • Able to demonstrate managing team workloads and meeting deadlines
      • Have advanced Excel skills and a good knowledge of other Microsoft Office applications

      Job Offer

      Competitive daily rate for a varied Head of Finance role within a growing organisation in Edinburgh.

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