Financial Controller
at Robert Half International UK

Date Posted: 24/11/2019

Job Description

Ref ID:  06470-0011226471


Robert Half are supporting a well known financial services company based in central Edinburgh with the recruitment of a Financial Controller. This role will report into the Finance Director and will form part of a highly outgoing and experienced finance team. The company have experienced significant growth over recent years, and with more exciting plans on the horizon, it is a fantastic time to join their team. This role is suited to a candidate currently working within financial services or in public practice, looking for that all important 'first move'.


  • Preparation of monthly management accounts including cashflow forecasting and budgeting
  • Undertake proactive investigation, to develop a better understanding of the business and to provide operational performance
  • Financial analysis to ensure that plans, budgets and forecasts for the company challenging and achievable
  • Preparation of board papers for quarterly board meetings
  • Liaise directly with senior management, providing accurate and timely MI
  • Preparation and submission of accurate VAT returns
  • Review work of the transactional finance team


  • Qualified accountant (ICAS/ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Financial services experience is highly desirable OR assistant Manager/Manager currently working within Public Practice
  • Eagerness to work in a collaborative team and environment
  • Experience of statutory accounting and management accounting
  • Knowledge of tax would be desirable

Salary & Benefits

Salary will be dependent on experience but will be in the region of £40,000 - £50,000 plus considerable benefits, including a bonus and flexible working

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