Search Recruitment Group are delighted to be working exclusively with a thriving professional services business based in Edinburgh to recruit a Management Accountant role on an 18 month contract. This an exceptional opportunity for a qualified or QBE accountant to join an established finance team.

The Management Accountant will be responsible for a wide variety of month end tasks whilst working closely with the wider finance team and SMT. This company has a transparent mission statement and a clear set of values, which underpins a fantastic working environment.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Production of accurate and timely monthly management accounts
  • Assist with profit and loss analysis and other month-end reporting tasks.
  • Ownership of payroll, pensions and other salary related journals and reconcile all salary related control accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Take responsibility of HMRC related tasks including monthly PAYE, quarterly VAT, annual P11D/PSA and ad-hoc ONS reporting and ensure reporting requirements are completed accurately and by set deadlines
  • Post month-end journals and ensure balance sheet reconciliations are carried out every month
  • Review internal processes and help to align system functionality to compliment these
  • Create, revise and update internal process documents for system tasks as required
  • Train revisions to system 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 accountant 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 £35-40k plus an excellent benefits package