Management Accountant

Recruiter
Pertemps Edinburgh Commercial
Location
Edinburgh Technopole, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
17 Sep 2019
Ref
1259309128
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Pertemps Specialist Division are delighted to be working in collaboration with our public sector client to recruit a Management Accountant on an initial 10 month contract. Based in Edinburgh, this will be a full-time role, paying between £200 - £300 per day.

Key Responsibilities:
  • To 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.
  • 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


Essential Criteria:
  • 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 interested, please apply now. The deadline for this role is 12/09/2019 5pm

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