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Senior Finance Manager

Venesky Brown
Closing date
10 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Venesky-Brown's client, a public sector organisation in Edinburgh, is currently looking to recruit a Senior Finance Manager for an initial 6 month contract on a rate of £(Apply online only)/day (inside of IR35). This will be an office based role in Edinburgh.


- Support the preparation of the annual budget and various mid-year budgeting exercises as part of the Spending Review process.

- Coordinating the month-end process, including review of outturn and forecasts compared to budget for budget holders across the organisation.

- Reporting monthly on financial position and performance ensuring reports reflect the most up to date financial position.

- Support effective financial management by providing finance and business support to the Corporate Finance Lead and Programme Finance Lead.

-Maintaining the fixed asset register.

- Supporting the production and publication of the Annual Report and Accounts, ensuring compliance with the relevant accounting policies and engagement with the external auditors.

- Liaise closely with internal and external stakeholders, suppliers and customer groups.

- Proactively identify efficiencies in systems and processes, ensuring that financial controls are adequate and continually improving in order to contribute to the delivery of value for money outcomes.

- Line management and mentoring of staff ensuring they have the support, knowledge and skills to carry out their roles effectively.

- Ensure policies are adhered to, reviewing procedures, implementing auditors' recommendations and providing effective support and delegation of responsibilities and tasks to staff in this area.

Essential Skills:

- A qualified accountant (CCAB professional accountancy body or equivalent) with up to date CPD or working towards a full professional qualification.

- Well-developed analytical and excel skills with the ability to interpret and analyse complex financial data from a variety of sources, identify discrepancies and implement solutions to ensure value for money.

- Proven ability to influence, negotiate and collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders, including senior management, to secure successful outcomes.

- Experience of financial management across financial planning, forecasting, management accounting and the month-end process.

- Demonstrable ability to manage people and teams, building confidence, capacity and capability.

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