Search Accountancy and Finance are pleased to partner a leading professional services firm in Edinburgh with the recruitment of a Management Accountant. Reporting into the Finance Director, this role will play a pivotal part in an established finance team. The role is well suited to individuals looking to move from practice into industry, as well as those already in industry looking for a new opportunity.
* Lead the preparation and evaluation of monthly management accounts and accompanying commentary to accurately depict business performance, adhering to specified deadlines.
* Oversee the preparation, review, and approval of year-end accounts, maintaining effective communication with auditors throughout the process.
* Conduct detailed financial analysis, encompassing KPI assessments at firm, group, team, and individual levels.
* Generate net profitability reports at group, team, and client/matter levels.
* Develop and maintain regular cashflow and profit and loss forecasting.
* Create annual budgets and projected cashflows within established timelines, with ongoing monitoring and reporting.
* Ensure precise preparation and submission of statutory and regulatory requirements, such as quarterly VAT returns, government statistical returns, P11D submissions, and PAYE settlement agreement returns.
* Review and approve monthly payroll processes.
* Complete all tax analysis work, prepare tax computations, and review the firm's tax return submission.
* Manage the accurate preparation of performance review financial information.
* Oversee banking operational setup requirements, including bank mandate management, business credit card management, and firm business profile submissions.
* Lead the completion of annual insurance policy renewals.
* Provide company secretarial services for all in-house companies within the group.
* Offer guidance and training in cashroom, billing, and time recording within the finance team and the firm.
* Manage and provide training on the firm's financial dashboard.
* Qualified accountant with ICAS/CIMA/ACCA or QBE with strong SME experience.
* Highly organised, capable of working independently, and skilled in prioritising tasks to meet tight deadlines.
* Comfortable functioning within a developed finance team, contributing to the growth of an ambitious SME business.
* Flexible, positive, and self-motivated, with a proactive approach to tasks.
* Meticulous attention to detail, consistently delivering accurate, reliable, and timely outputs.
* Adaptability to learn new systems, develop and implement procedures, and propose solutions for challenges.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills, demonstrating a customer-focused approach.
Salary will be within a range of £40,000 - £50,000 plus benefits.
Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.