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Group Finance Manager - Edinburgh

£55,000 - £65,000 - Telecoms / Media / Tech - Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 1969 Date Posted: Tuesday 10 May 2022
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Wilkinson & Associates is partnering with a highly successful FinTech to help source a Group Finance Manager.  

The business has seen consistent year-on-year growth and continues on the upward trajectory as they implement their growth strategy.   

Reporting to the Group Financial Controller the role will support the production of the consolidated group’s financial reporting. The role will own day-to-day financial processes for entities within the group and follow and develop internal controls and processes to ensure financial information for these entities is recorded in an accurate and timely manner.  

This is an exciting opportunity for an adaptable individual and a desire to develop in an evolving business environment. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Manage the ledgers for selected Group entities including overseeing Balance Sheet reconciliations and P&L reviews 

  • Oversee the Group payroll process and reconciliations whilst working closely with the Group HR department 

  • Support the UK VAT return process and ensure compliance with VAT requirements 

  • Be main point of contact for information request from Group tax team 

  • Oversee Group bank reconciliation process 

  • Respond to Group audit requests from Group auditors 

  • Review Group accounting processes to ensure strong control environment is maintained 

  • Provide analysis to Group Financial reporting manager on operating expenses against budget 

Required Skills & Abilities: 

  • Qualified accountant (CA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) 

  • Previous experience in a similar role 

  • Previous exposure to the Financial Services industry 

  • Previous experience working with payroll and UK VAT returns is advantageous 

  • Comfortable managing own workload to ensure deadlines are met 

  • Excellent communication skills, interacting with people at all levels and across all regions of the business including those in different time zones 

  • Personal commitment to high quality work and able to demonstrate good attention to detail