Head of Finance
Qualified Accountant with experience of working within the Public sector needed for Head of Finance role based in Edinburgh.
Our client is a well-established organisation based in Edinburgh City.
We are helping to recruit a new role within their Finance Team reporting directly to the Director of Finance. The post holder will deputise for the Director of Finance and lead on the financial planning, treasury and risk management for the organisation. This includes ensuring that all financial information is provided to the business units to inform their strategic and operational decisions. The post holder will oversee the day to day finance function including the income collection for the organisation, and to ensure that all regulatory and statutory financial compliance requirements are met. Ideally, we are looking for a person with previous experience in a similar role and who will bring energy, passion and commitment to this position.
A commercial approach would be advantageous, Duties will includes the preparation of annual reports and monthly accounts with financial analysis and costing of products and services. You will oversee the effectiveness of accounting systems and processes. You will also lead and manage a team of finance staff and take a lead role in the budgeting process.
This position will contribute to the overall business performance and success of the organisation. This includes the achievement of good cross-business collaboration. Applicants should hold an appropriate professional accounting qualification i.e. CIMA or ACCA and possess significant experience in a similar Finance role at a similar level of seniority/responsibility. The ideal candidate will possess advanced Excel and Accounting software skills, strong leadership skills in line management and development of finance staff; and good communication and inter-departmental relationship management skills.
A fascinating and newly created role with potential for an immediate start.
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