Accountant With Progression To Finance Manager

Meraki

A newly created position due to its continued growth and its highly likely this position will transition into a Finance Manager post in 2 years.

Meraki Talent are excited to be supporting with the appointment of a permanent Accountant based in Edinburgh paying £35,000 -£38,000 plus a fantastic benefits package.

The Company

This disruptor business has taken the marketplace by storm over the past few years and has phenomenal potential for further aggressive growth & expansion. It operates within a highly topical sector of the market and is starting to partner with some instantly recognisable brand names.

The Role

The position of Accountant will report to the Head of Finance with a dotted line to the Finance Director. This is a newly created position due to its continued growth and its highly likely this position will transition into a Finance Manager post within the next 24 months.

Experience of financial accounting and management accounting is critical and exposure to developing processed, procedures, controls & systems would be highly advantageous.

On Offer

The position of Accountant will provide:
  • A base salary of £35,000 - £38,000
  • Flexible and home working
  • An excellent benefits package
You will be involved in but not restricted to the following duties:
  • Reporting to and deputising for the Head of Finance
  • Supervising transactional finance staff
  • Reviewing and developing processes, procedures, controls and systems
  • Involvement in a number of business-critical projects
  • Preparation of statutory accounts & returns
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Periodic and adhoc financial analysis
  • Assisting with budgeting, forecasting and cashflow analysis
  • Annual audit preparation
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Overseeing month-end close
  • Maintenance of fixed asset register
  • Journals, accruals, prepayments, payment runs
To be considered for this opportunity, you must have the following experience:
  • Qualified Accountant, however finalists actively studying with a few exams remaining will be considered.
  • Experience of both financial and management accounting
  • Exposure to developing processes, procedures, controls and systems would be advantageous
  • Proficient user of Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Please do not hesitate to contact John Gilbertson for a private & confidential discussion regarding this excellent opportunity.