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Finance Manager - Financial Accounting

Three Bridges Recruitment LTD
Closing date
1 Jun 2022

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Full Time
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Our renowned client is a much-loved Scottish brand based in the West of Edinburgh. They are recruiting for a Finance Manager for Financial Accounting to play an integral role in the team. This role will initially be for a 6-month fixed term contract. It's a great opportunity to join an established & successful finance function with a well-known brand. This role will be responsible for the leadership & management of the income streams & associated tax within the organisation. This would ideally suit a skilled Accountant who is knowledgeable in revenue recognition & reconciliation, intercompany accounting, balance sheet management & taxation in particular VAT.

Why work here?

This is a fantastic employer who offer:
  • Hybrid working model
  • Generous annual leave
  • Sizeable pension
  • Flexible working hours
  • A fantastic team
  • Free membership


The job of Finance Manager - Financial Accounting will give you the opportunity to be involved with the following:
  • Leading a team of Finance Assistants
  • Supporting preparation of the statutory accounts under FRS102 & OSCR SORP
  • Supporting the annual audit cycle
  • Responsible for all aspects of VAT including partial exemption calculations
  • Balance sheet management, reconciliation & review
  • Liaising with the Financial Planning & Analysis team to provide key input to the monthly management accounts & board reporting
  • Supporting development of procedures in regards to income recognition & balance sheet management to ensure compliance with FRS102 & OSCR SORP
  • Ensuring compliance with all relevant VAT & tax legislation & regulations
  • Ensuring the accurate & complete reporting of c. 50 commercial & non commercial income streams & associated debtors for month end reporting
  • Reviewing & managing of monthly processes to ensure accurate reporting of income
  • Reconciling data to third party documentation
  • Reconciling the financial system to the sales system across multiple payment methods
  • Reconciling non-financial sales ledger information to external sales
  • Calculating accrued/deferred income at month end/year end
  • Involvement in planned Epos replacement project
  • Implementing refunds, credit note process for all income streams
  • Involvement in new income streams, providing a financial insight on new initiatives
  • Developing high-level monthly board report to provide overview of debtors at month end
  • Month end postings including write offs, provisions, income accruals, advance income
  • Intercompany accounting


As Finance Manager - Financial Accounting you will be skilled &/or qualified in the following:
  • Given the initial interim nature of the role it will be essential that you have a good knowledge of statutory accounts, liaising with auditors, preparing VAT returns & balance sheet management
  • Ideally fully qualified but applications from QBE or PQ Accountants with relevant experience will very much be welcomed
  • Ability to manage & manipulate large amounts of data
  • Broad experience of balance sheet reconciliations, journals & preparing accounts
  • Able to start a new role at reasonably short notice, ideally within 4 weeks
  • Proven experience of implementing financial best practice
  • Experience of working on integrated, complex financial systems with a focus on internal control framework & compliance activity
  • Experience of supporting the development & implementation of policy, procedure & process change
  • Strong communication skills

At Three Bridges Recruitment, two of our values are "striving for brilliance" & "relatability". We want every applicant to receive an excellent experience & ensure that this role is right for you. Should this role be of interest please apply with your most up to date CV or contact us for a confidential discussion.
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