Are you a talented and driven finance professional looking for a new challenge? We are currently seeking a Finance Manager to join our client, based in the beautiful city of Edinburgh. As the Finance Manager, you will play a crucial role in managing the day-to-day accounting and administrative tasks within our finance department. Reporting to the Managing Director, you will oversee a team of four and be responsible for the timely preparation of management accounts and statutory accounting information to meet investor deadlines.
– Lead and manage the finance team, ensuring they have the necessary skills to meet our financial reporting objectives.
– Deliver accurate management accounts within 10 days of the period end for all business units.
– Provide weekly draft profit forecasts, highlighting remedial actions to the operational team.
– Support operational teams with monthly forecasting templates and reporting.
– Ensure efficient management of purchase and sales ledgers, as well as well-controlled accounts receivable ledgers.
– Oversee the weekly reconciliation of all company bank accounts.
– Prepare quarterly VAT returns in line with MTD requirements and ensure timely payment of all VAT liabilities.
– Ensure timely payment of monthly PAYE liabilities and manage all pension arrangements.
– Manage supplier payments on a weekly and monthly basis.
– Produce a weekly cash flow report for the senior team.
– Monitor and manage balance sheets for each business unit.
– Review and reconcile manual journal postings by the accounts team quarterly.
– Maintain accurate Fixed Asset Registers and manage depreciation schedules.
– Collaborate with the data and systems manager to ensure effective utilization of Procurewizard for projected ROI.
– Provide accurate templates and sales trackers to support the operations manager in monthly forecasting.
– Process the company payroll using Fourth Hospitality in line with company payroll policies.
– Manage the accounts team’s workload and provide direct support as needed.
– Handle intercompany payroll recharges for month-end close and support the accounts team with other recharging requirements.
– Work with the senior team to deliver the next stage of MTD requirements.
– Manage the year-end process to support the delivery of statutory accounts and collaborate and support the audit process.
– Part-qualified CIMA or qualified AAT.
– Highly numerate and analytical with strong IT skills, including advanced Excel and Xero accounts package.
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
– Leadership and teamwork capabilities.
– Good understanding of the hospitality industry and commercial awareness.
If you are a Finance Manager looking for an exciting opportunity to lead a talented finance team in the heart of Edinburgh and contribute to the growth of an expanding company with a pipeline of future opportunities, then we want to hear from you! Apply now with your CV.
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