Industry & Commerce - Accountant (Qualified)
Ref: 4011 Date Posted: Tuesday 24 Jan 2023
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iMultiply are working in partnership with a well-known Edinburgh based brand on a Finance Analyst role offering a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package. 

The Organisation

This opportunity will give you the chance to join a complex but interesting business with a fantastic people-orientated culture. The Finance Team supports the organisations delivery of its mission, strategic priorities and business objectives.  While utilising their ERP system, the team is responsible for effectively managing and planning the organisations financial resources, identification of sustainable funding streams, as well as accurate and timely financial statutory and management reporting.

The Role

The role of Finance Analyst will report into the Head of commercial finance whilst also playing a key role across the financial planning function and throughout the business. This role will give a part or newly qualified accountant the opportunity to not only work on business-as-usual activities across the breadth of the organisation but also have a significant impact on improving processes and making the function more efficient and accurate. The successful candidate will apply analytical skills and offer financial insight which will bring them to bear on a broad range of business challenges.

You will be involved in but not limited to the following duties:

  • Responsibility for production of monthly, quarterly and annual management accounts.
  • Assist in the preparation and presentation of financial reporting packs for Board
  • Support the development and maintenance of the monthly audit file to support management accounts.
  • Responsible for the monitoring and reconciliation of all suspense, control accounts and balance sheet accounts.
  • Preparation of monthly journal entries, including accruals and prepayments, and year end journals to support the preparation of the statutory reports
  • Assist the Finance Business Partner with preparing, analysing, and evaluating financial business plans.
  • Assist the Finance Business Partners and Head of Financial Reporting with the continuous development of the finance function including identifying areas of change to drive improvement of processes and best practice across whole finance process.
  • Provide high quality financial support to the Head of Commercial Finance for the development and execution of the planning and budgeting processes.
  • Proactively promote and build effective co-operation and relationships with non-finance stakeholders, providing advice and support where required.
  • Working closely with the Finance Partners have a strong awareness and understanding of all financial and commercial related matters within the Business


To be considered for the role you must:

  • Be a Qualified Accountant, ACCA, CIMA, ICAS or similar (Part Qualified may be considered)
  • Be able to demonstrate a strong detailed knowledge and understanding of management accounts preparation and journal preparation and processing.
  • Have strong technical skills in relation to budget management and current accounting regulations
  • Have good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Be able to analyse complex data to inform decision making
  • Good knowledge and experience of using accountancy software systems
  • Have good ability to influence stakeholders at all levels
  • Be able to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Have strong communication, organisational and time management skills with ability to meet deadlines with accuracy and attention to detail

On Offer

The role of Finance Analyst will offer a starting salary of up to £50,000 with an excellent benefits package including flexible home working and generous holiday allowance. The salary will increase quickly after time served. The employer will also offer a very generous pension. The role is based in Edinburgh and is easily accessible via public transport.  

If you are interested in finding out more about this role, please see get in touch with Andrew Robinson for a private and confidential discussion on 07592203080 or email

iMultiply is committed to diversity and will promote diversity for all employees, workers and applicants. iMultiply will treat everyone equally and will not discriminate on the grounds of an individual's 'protected characteristic’.

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