Financial Accountant

Robert Half Finance & Accounting
Edinburgh, UK
12 Aug 2019
24 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Robert Half are working with a fast growing, tech business looking to recruit a Financial Accountant based in their Edinburgh office.

The business has received significant investment recently which has supplemented the exisiting growth plans. They will soon be expanding into more international markets. 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 improving processes:

  • Oversee all accounting operations such as AR, AP and GL
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget, financial forecasts and report any notable variances
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial reporting packs, including actual v 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
  • Liaise and coordinate with external auditors
  • Additional controller duties as necessary including payment processing and payroll management

  • Qualified CA/ACCA/CIMA with 3 years post qualified experience
  • Good team player - needs to be able to build and maintain strong relationships with HO
  • Good communication skills - written, verbal and presentational
  • Forward thinker and resourceful
  • Good technical (accounting) knowledge
  • Excellent IT skills and abilities - current systems in use Microsoft Dynamics & excel
  • Able to deliver accurate results within tight deadlines

Salary & Benefits

Salary on offer will be within the region of £45,000 - £50,000 plus benefits

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