Finance Manager

Scotland, Edinburgh
Oct 21, 2019
Nov 18, 2019
David Renfrew
Job Role
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Newly qualified

Reporting to the COO and managing a team of two direct reports, the Finance Manager is responsible for all finance tasks, ensuring appropriate processes and controls are delivered efficiently and effectively, with a high degree of accuracy and in a manner that non-finance staff will engage with. The successful candidate will be comfortable managing a variety of changing responsibilities and demands.

Client Details

The client is a creative NFP in the city centre of Edinburgh.


  • Supervise a team of 2

  • Encourage and drive quality and continuous improvement

  • Develop and maintain relationships with colleagues and external partners

  • Monitor and report on cashflow

  • Ensure month end tasks are completed satisfactorily and Balance Sheet schedules are prepared

  • To prepare the monthly management accounts, including departmental reports

  • To develop insights to support informed decision-making by colleagues and senior management

  • Monitor and improve financial control systems

  • Ensure that payroll and employee expenses are efficiently and effectively processed

  • Complete statutory and financial reporting to external authorities

  • Ensure monthly and quarterly statutory returns such as PAYE and VAT are made and paid timeously

  • Ensure operational compliance with the company's regulatory responsibilities

  • Assist in the year end preparation of Statutory Accounts and Audit

  • Maintenance of Group Fixed Asset Register and Depreciation calculations

  • Oversee the preparation and approval of all financial reporting materials and metrics

  • Manage the annual budgeting process

  • To develop, implement and maintain the Finance Manual


  • Newly Qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA, CA, ACA)

  • Ability to prioritise responsibilities and tasks, and coach others to do similar

  • Excellent thoroughness and attention to detail

  • Good communication skills, able to partner with colleagues of all levels, senior management and external partners

  • A "team player", consistently modelling positive, collaborative behaviours

  • Organisation skills

  • Ability to delegate tasks, allocate work and supervise others

Job Offer

On offer to the successful candidate is a rare opportunity to take on this excellent NQ role. The role will challenge and offer a chance to work in a multi-faceted organisation like no other in the city.

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