Finance Manager

Recruiter
Change
Location
Edinburgh
Posted
23 Mar 2019
Closes
02 Apr 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Change are partnering with our client to hire a finance manager to their team based in Edinburgh. With responsibility for a transactional finance team and the ongoing development of the role applicants will have experience monitoring transactions through the general ledger and ensuring compliance with internal controls. The team sit within a wider finance shared services team with duties covering financial reporting and control and will have interaction with stakeholders in these teams to validate payments and adjustments. Core duties include; - Management of a team of 10 with duties including; invoice and payment processing, bank reconciliations and general ledger posting - Review of payments prior to processing and validation of discrepancies with wider finance and operations teams - Performing general ledger reconciliations at month end, reviewing senior staff members prior to sign off - Allocation of work across team and monitoring of tasks completed - Responsible for recruitment and ongoing performance management of staff - Lead on process improvements and review of existing controls - Strong interpersonal skills essential Applicants for the role will have a background in general ledger or transactional staff management in a department where interaction with a wider shared service function is a core part of the role. Confidence reviewing payments and entries to the general ledger are key as well as coaching and developing a team. Experience of a SOX controls environment would be of benefit but not essential as well as an accounting qualification. In return the post will offer the successful applicant a role which will enable progression from their core transactional staff management skill set as well as leading on a number of key business critical projects through 2019. Strong interpersonal skills are essential as well as a adaptable approach to management and interacting across a shared services function. Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + Benefits and Bonus

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