Finance Manager, Jobs, Edinburgh, 2194
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Finance Manager - Edinburgh

£35000 - Accountancy and Finance
Ref: 2194 Date Posted: Monday 31 Jul 2017

HR Consultancy are working with one of Edinburgh’s oldest charities who play an essential role in the care of young people in the City. Providing a range of care services our client require an experienced finance professional to take on the newly created role of Finance Manager.

As the sole person in Finance, reporting to the CEO, you will be responsible maintaining and developing financial systems and procedures, producing monthly management accounts, budget preparation and presenting financial information at board meetings.

You will also be involved in new funding ventures, maintaining and developing relationships with local authorities and negotiating contracts with suppliers among other things.

This is a varied role which would suit an experienced accountant with a good working knowledge of charity accounting and experience of setting up new financial systems and procedures.

Key responsibilities

  • Preparation of management accounts with commentary
  • Preparation of annual budgets
  • Attending Governors’ meetings to present financial information
  • Maintaining and developing financial systems and procedures
  • Responsibility for the input of all financial information to the accounting system Xero
  • Maintaining sales and purchase ledgers. 
  • Liaising / meeting with local authorities and funding providers
  • Involvement in new funding applications
  • Monitoring and negotiating contracts with suppliers
  • Updating input sheet monthly from staff timesheets, checking payroll reports and authorising salary payments.
  • Liaising with the  bank to update mandates as required
  • Active involvement in the training and development of staff in the administration and finance team

If you are looking for a role where you can use your skills to add real value, helping to improve the lives of young people, then this is a great opportunity for you.

If you would like a confidential discussion and a full role profile please send your CV via email using the 'apply online now link' below.