Finance Manager – Edinburgh

Finance Manager Edinburgh

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.

Key Responsibilities:

– 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.

Required Skills:

– 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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