Search Consultancy have partnered with one of the worlds fastest growing real estate firms to recruit an Accountant located in Edinburgh on a 12 month FTC. This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified, part-qualified or QBE accountant to join an expanding company with a well established finance team. The successful candidate will be responsible for a variety of month end tasks working closely with the wider finance team and external stakeholders. The organisation prides themselves on their transparent mission statement and clear values which underpin an exceptional working environment. This company places great importance on culture and the successful candidate should therefore be open minded to change, innovation and embracing technology.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation of Monthly Management accounts including accruals and prepayments
  • Preparing budget and forecasts. Analysing variances and providing commentary and explanations on those variances.
  • Undertake balance sheet reconciliations including bank reconciliations, VAT returns, Accounts Payable and Accounts receivable reconciliations.
  • Review internal processes and help to align ERP functionality to compliment these
  • Create, revise and update internal process documents for ERP tasks as required
  • Train revisions to internal and processes to ensure continuity of approach across the wider finance team
  • Assist with ad hoc projects and any other tasks as required by the Head of Finance

Required experience:

  • Qualified, part-qualified or qualified by experience
  • A solid understanding of financial reporting and month end processes
  • Hands on practical experience of different financial systems
  • The ability to work within a small finance team whilst forming part of a wider finance function
  • The know-how to work with a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Strong experience of Microsoft Excel

Salary for this role will be between £28,000- £32,000 plus an excellent benefits package