Finance Manager

Recruiter
Rutherford Cross
Location
Edinburgh
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
19 Oct 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Background to the Opportunity The opportunity has arisen for a Finance Manager to join our client’s Finance & Resources Team on a 12-month Fixed Term Contract (maternity cover). Our client acts as a voice of the business community and as a think tank and has over 20,000 members worldwide. The Role This is a varied role which has responsibility for the effective management of the finance staff team covering: sales ledger, purchase ledger, financial ledger and payroll and expenses. The successful individual will ensure all daily and monthly financial transactions are processed accurately and in a timely fashion in order to produce the first draft of the monthly management accounts and additionally, ensure all financial system internal controls are operational and fit for purpose. Key responsibilities of the role include (but are not limited to): Responsibility for the management of the Purchase Ledger, Sales Ledger and Payroll & Expenses functions All aspects of monthly management accounting and the maintenance of all ledgers Day to day management of staff: 1:1 meetings, absence, appraisals, workload allocation and personal development Managing corporate credit card system – authorising changes to credit card limits and new cardholders Ensuring compliance with credit card risk assessment and procedures Advising and assisting in the implementation of new systems and procedures Ensuring internal controls are in place and are adhered to Essential: Strong IT skills Excellent Excel skills Extensive knowledge of financial systems High levels of drive and initiative to problem solve and meet deadlines Desirable: Finance Qualification Substantial experience working in a similar financial environment across all financial ledgers Experience of managing and supporting change projects Remuneration Salary: £36,000

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