Senior Accountant

Robert Half Finance & Accounting
£40000 - £50000 per annum
10 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Robert Half are working with a fast growing, innovative business looking to recruit a Group Accountant, based in their Edinburgh office. The business is currently in their infancy but have experienced mass growth in only 18 months - they will soon be expanding into international markets, partnering a market leading manufacturing company. This is a role for an ambitious individual to hit the ground running and progress their career to the next level. The day-to-day duties of the role will be based around managing the finance function and implementing new and improved processes Group Accountant Key Responsibilities Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL and Counsel, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances Prepare and publish timely monthly financial reporting package and include actual versus budget and cash flow forecasting analysis Support month-end and year-end close process Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls Research technical accounting issues for compliance Additional controller duties as necessary including payment processing, payroll management and audit oversight and management Position Requirements ( knowledge, education, qualifications, number of years' experience, etc.) Qualified Chartered Accountant with 2 years post qualified experience Ideally from manufacturing/Engineering background. Preferred but not essential Good team player - needs to be able to build and maintain strong relationships with HO (multi-functional departments) and all overseas affiliate sites Good communication skills - written, verbal and presentation Forward thinker and resourceful Good technical (accounting) knowledge Excellent IT skills and abilities - current systems in use Microsoft Dynamics, Excel, Prophix Able to deliver accurate results within tight deadlines Salary & Benefits £40,000 - £50,000 (dependent on Experience) Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms: httpsprivacy-statement