Head of Management Accounts

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
£45000.00 - £58000.00 per annum
Posted
03 Nov 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A Flexible working role for Head of Management Accounting has become available- £50,000 - £58,000 per annum Your new company Our client is a leading public sector authority based in Edinburgh. After a significant period of change across Finance and their support services, our client is looking to increase headcount across their Business Partnering team through a Senior Level appointment for Head of Management Accounts. Your new role This is a commercial finance partnering role overseeing the provision of quality management information and proving ongoing development of Information to support the decision making process. You will have ownership of the Total Budget across across a variety of departments and will assume responsibility of 7 Finance managers who will have operational responsibility across forecasting, operational planning and continuous improvement activities across management information systems and processes. The Head of Finance Partnering will work with senior management, budget holders and have a pro-active approach in the development of business cases and providing technical advise and management information to deliver a 3 to 5 year financial plan. Building credibility with Senior Managers will be key to influence and build relationships and constructively challenge submissions. The Head of Management Accounts will report to the Deputy Director of Finance and will sit as part of the senior management team. What you'll need to succeed You will be a qualified accountant with proven experience in a complex organisation with multiple stakeholders. Cost management, budget management and forecasting skills and KPI reporting experience is essential. You will be leading a team of qualified finance managers and will be a key facilitator in the transformational change process. What you'll get in return You will be offered a fantastic opportunity to shape and develop a commercial business partnering will have the option of flexible working from home have access to an excellent company pension scheme. What you need to do now If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at