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Financial Accountant

£32000 - £39000 per annum + excellent benefits


FPSG are working in close partnership with a Global business with a strong presence in Edinburgh. The team want to recruit a Financial Accountant as part of a restructure of the finance function. This is an important role with significant scope for progression into a more senior finance role.

Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring the processing of accurate and timely financial data and providing financial analysis and commentary on monthly and quarterly variances.


  • Maintain the General Ledger: prepare and input monthly journal entries.

  • The Analytical review of monthly accounts, and the reconciliation of the main balance sheet accounts.

  • Oversee credit control function and maintain DSO as low as possible.

  • Monitor Departmental costs in line with Forecast/Budget.

  • Maintain and update accruals and prepayments.

  • Overview of Fixed Assets.

  • Treasury Activities - Assist Finance Manager with the UK treasury related activities.

  • Provide annual audit schedules and assist with external and internal auditors.

  • Assist with Sarbanes Oxley reporting and help maintain the documentation of internal controls.

  • Assist with the provision corporation tax computation analysis and assist with external tax advisors.

Experience Required

  • Professional Accounting Qualification

  • Minimum 3 years' experience within a financial accounting/practice role.

  • Experience in all finance areas especially Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Cash Book, Debt Collection, VAT and forecasting/budgetary methods.

  • Accurate and detail conscious.

  • Excellent Time Management Skills.

  • Able to meet strict accounting deadlines.

  • Ability to work unsupervised.

  • Experience with ORACLE EBS accounting system or similar is desirable.

In return, our client is offering a highly competitive package which includes a generous holiday allowance & professional development support.

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