Finance Manager

Job Title: Finance Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: East Lothian
Salary: £40000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Reference: 3934104_1613558618
Contact Name: Lynsey Pitkeathly
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 17, 2021 10:44

Job Description

Finance Manager Job, South of Edinburgh offering £40,000 - £44,000

Your new company
Hays Senior Finance are delighted to be partnered with a Leading Learning and Development Institution as they recruit for a Finance Manager. This is a fantastic role offering a rewarding career in a forward thinking and progressive business. Our client are a flexible employer offering long-term remote working options with a highly competitive benefits package between £40,000 - £44,000. The Finance Manager will report to the Finance Director and will act as a strategic partner with wider teams across the organisation.

Your new role
This is a leadership role where the Finance Manager will have 4 direct reports. You will have a breadth of experience across Financial and Management Accounting, budgeting, planning and month-end processes. You will have experience in leading month-end processes and financial planning experience with a desire to add insight and commercial value.

As part of your remit you will partner with teams in producing the annual budget and forecasts as will act as a trusted advisor across a variety of departments. You will lead the accounting and transactional teams including accounts payable, receivable, VAT and accruals and prepayments, managing accurate balance sheet reconciliations.

Additionally, the Finance Manager will act as a catalyst for change with a pro-active approach in supporting process improvements and leading adhoc projects across the finance team. You will be passionate about raising the bar and improving processes and will present meaningful MI to senior management. This is a collaborative role fuzing together both technical accounting, process improvement and commercial finance activities.

What you'll need to succeed
You will ideally be a fully Qualified Accountant with a experience across statutory and Management Accounting processes. You will have leadership experience of a small team and ideally some exposure across finance projects. This is a progressive role and will also enable the individual to develop their experience across their career as the role evolves. The Finance manager will have an ambitious nature with a desire to add value and grow with the team over the longer term.

What you'll get in return
This is an excellent role for a highly motivated individual who enjoys working in a varied role. The finance manager is a progressive position with exposure to senior individuals around the business as well as leading the finance team. The salary on offer is between £40,000 - £44,000 per annum with great benefits including annual leave, pension and flexible/home working.

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