Interim Accountant

Meraki Talent Limited
Edinburgh Technopole, Milton Bridge, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Jan 08, 2021
Jan 15, 2021
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time

Meraki Talent are supporting with the appointment of an Interim Accountant for the period of 6 months based in Edinburgh paying up to £40,000 plus a competitive benefits package.

The Opportunity

This international business is going through a period of consolidation after a huge growth spurt over the past 5 years. It has identified several improvements that need attention hence the creation of a new contract opportunity to provide extra bandwidth within this highly performing finance team.

Its looking to appoint an individual with strong financial accounting experience, ideally with FRS 102 experience however its not essential. To be considered you will have previously operated within a large & complex business and must be available to start a 6-month fixed term contract by February at the latest.

On Offer

The position of Interim Accountant will offer a salary of £40,000 plus a competitive benefits package and the office premises are based in Edinburgh however the role will begin as remote working with all the necessary equipment and induction provided for a successful virtual onboarding.

The employer is happy to receive applications under the following terms:

  1. Applications of individuals only looking to commit for the full 6 months.
  2. Application of individuals that would hope to be made permanent or have their contract extended after the 6 months completion.

You will be involved in but not restricted to the following duties:

  • Reporting to the Senior Finance Manager
  • Involvement in several ongoing projects
  • Assisting with the preparation of statutory accounts
  • Assisting with annual audit preparation
  • Assisting with the maintenance of the fixed asset register
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Involvement in budgeting and forecasting
  • Enhancement of existing processes and financial controls
  • Adhoc duties

To be considered you will be:

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Large and complex business exposure
  • Exposure to FRS 102 would be advantageous but not essential
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced user of Excel

Please do not hesitate to contact John Gilbertson for a private and confidential discussion regarding this opportunity.

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