FINANCE MANAGER We are working in partnership with an exciting and quirky West Lothian based SME who sit within an extremely niche sector, who are now looking to appoint an experienced Finance Manager to their central finance function. This is a newly created post that has been created on the back of a recent growth and increase in work load due growth of revenue The position will report directly to the Director of Finance, whilst also supporting the Managing Director with specific core duties. The successful candidate will hold both excellent communication and technical skills, numeracy, planning and analytical experience. The role will involve: - · Management of the accounts team. · Preparation of monthly management accounts for all group companies. · Management of cashflow. · Preparation of quarterly VAT returns and monthly intrastat reports. · Reconciliation of bank accounts and credit cards. · Management and control of the Sales, Purchase and General ledgers. · Responsible for the credit control process within the businesses so that debt is kept within target levels set. · Maintaining royalties database and producing quarterly royalty statements. · Assisting with the preparation of year end accounts. · Ad hoc analysis as required. The ideal candidate will : · Have management experience in a similar financial role. · Have great attention to detail. · Have the ability to meet tight deadlines and handle changing workload priorities. · Be able to work independently. · Have good IT skills (Microsoft Packages and SAGE Accounting). The role would be well suited to a wide range of candidates including qualified, part qualified and QBE accountants. The company prides itself on its diverse workforce's of different nationalities and working styles. The requirement and need to hold excellent communication skills is absolutely paramount, as is the need to build strong relationships across the wider business that will allow strategic goals to be met. I would be keen to speak with interested parties at the earliest opportunity and upon doing so, you will be provided with a full job description. Please submit your application at the earliest opportunity.