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Financial Accountant

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Edinburgh Technopole, UK
Closing date
10 Dec 2020

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A Financial Accountant Job in Edinburgh offering £40,000 - £43,000 + great pension & benefits

Your new company
Hays Senior Finance are delighted to be appointed by an Edinburgh based Public Sector Organisation to recruit a Financial Accountant. Our client are a long-standing membership organisation passionate about cultural development and the Financial Accountant will be a critical stakeholder in the development of services. The Financial Accountant will take a lead role in developing business processes within Finance including implementation of financial systems and shaping strategies with Heads of department in addition to overseeing and leading a small but dedicated team. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Accountant to join a progressive organisation where they can be part of end-end finance delivery.

Your new role
Working with the Finance director and leading a team of 4, you will be a facilitator of Statutory Accounting financial management and overseeing the effectiveness of systems, processes and controls. This is also a collaborator role where you will work with a variety of heads of departments and advising on risk matters, and building successful relationships with the management team. You will be a facilitator of change and contributing to the continual improvement of the financial management.

You will provide sound advise and guidance to the team, overseeing payroll and ledger management. Strong leadership and communication skills are key here to develop the team and wider finance function. The Financial Accountant will also oversee VAT, Treasury management and manage the finance ledgers to a high standard.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have a positive and pro-active approach to problem solving and working in a collaborative working environment. You will be a Qualified Accountant with experience to draw from with experience across Statutory reporting and financial accounting activities. You will be comfortable managing a team and have exposure in an end-end accounting function. Public sector experience is desirable but not essential.

What you'll get in return
This is a varied and interactive role where you will have significant autonomy to make changes and improve processes. You will join an experienced team with a direct line to the Director of Finance with development potential in the role. You will receive a generous salary and package of £40,000 - £43,000 per annum with a fantastic pension scheme of 20% employer contribution which is incredibly rare in the market place. you will have flexible working options, flexible working and company specific benefits.

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