Management Accountant

Recruiter
Venesky Brown Recruitment Ltd
Location
Edinburgh Technopole, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Sep 2019
Closes
17 Sep 2019
Ref
1257470597
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Venesky-Brown's client, a public sector organisation based in Edinburgh, are currently looking to recruit a Management Accountant for an initial 10 month contract on a rate of c.£200-250/day (inside of IR35).

Responsibilities:

• Lead the production of the monthly management accounts and investigate and report on significant budgetary variances, advising on the necessary remedial action and monitoring the implementation of these actions, supporting Directors and the CEO in the financial management of their functions and projects.
• Lead on the financial planning cycle, modelling and forecasting. Manage the base-line budget position, ensuring that all funding requirements have been accurately and comprehensively recorded, obtaining sign off as appropriate.
• Support senior managers and budget holders by providing specialist advice on key strategic financial management issues including: capital accounting, VAT compliance, budgeting and forecast outturns, financial planning and risk management.
• Collaborate with the Financial Accountant to produce timely and relevant monthly financial and management reports.
• Responsible for capital accounting in accordance with the relevant IFRS accounting standards, policies and procedures. Liaise with Project Managers and estates colleagues on major infrastructure projects, new developments including profiling of capital budgets, valuations, impairment review and balance sheets classification.
• Responsible for the management of the Fixed Asset Register (Real Asset Management: Asset 4000) ensuring that all capital assets are accounted for appropriately, providing accurate monthly and annual financial reports. Responsible for ensuring the integrity of the capital expenditure incurred and implementing any internal or external audit recommendations.

Requirements:

• Membership of a CCAB professional body (or equivalent).
• Experience of all aspects of management accounting, including planning, monitoring, analysis and reporting.
• Experience of capital accounting and preparation of accurate annual financial statements coupled with a strong technical knowledge of IFRS.
• Detailed understanding of a financial accounting system.
• Ability to analyse and evaluate information, recognise potential issues and find effective solutions to complex problems.
• Accomplished people management and leadership skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships with a wide range of contacts and positively influence others to achieve desired results.
• Must be able to evidence the ability to effectively prioritise your workload to meet departmental and organisational deadlines.

If you would like to hear more about this opportunity please get in touch.

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