£24,602 - Public Sector - Part Qualified Accountant
Ref: 3484 Date Posted: Wednesday 15 Sep 2021
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iMultiply are working in partnership with a public sector organisation based in Edinburgh on a Finance Team Leader role offering a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package. 

The Organisation

This opportunity will give you the chance to join a well-known organisation with a fantastic people-orientated culture as they believe through empowering their staff, they will produce the most effective results. 

The Role

The role of Finance Team Leader will report into a Senior Finance Manager; as well as working closely with the Head of Finance. The successful individual will manage a small team of 2 whilst managing the day-to-day business activities within the Treasury & Banking function.

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

  • Management of Centralised Bank Accounts
  • Bank and General Ledger Reconciliations – completion and approval
  • Analysis and reporting of bank & balance sheet reconciliations
  • Monitoring Banking Team performance & ensuring compliance with processes & controls
  • Ownership of the monthly KPI packs for Treasury & Banking
  • Management and monitoring of cash management process
  • System & process controls and development
  • Ensure transactions are recognised and recorded in line with public sector accounting standards
  • Ensuring accurate and timely income and expenditure allocation through journals, receipts and financial adjustments using ERP
  • Planning and organising workload – managing and prioritising your own and team workload to ensure optimal delivery of overall team objectives
  • Assist the Senior Finance Manager Transactions as required, including month end activities, annual audit & accounts queries
  • Various payment approvals including BACS, CHAPS, Faster Payments, internal transfers, cheques
  • Journals – creation, posting and approval

To be considered for the role you must:

  • Have a formal accountancy or banking qualification or be committed to working towards one 
  • Have proven effective communication and relationship management skills in the workplace
  • Be a highly organised self-starter who works confidently with financial data and can effectively monitor outputs against plans
  • Demonstrates initiative and the ability to problem solve and work independently to think of creative solutions. Has an analytical approach with excellent attention to detail
  • Have basic MS Excel e.g. SUM; SORT; data filters, fixed references and basic graphs
  • Have a practical understanding of double entry book-keeping and journal entry
  • Have a practical understanding of preparing bank reconciliations, the cause of differences and how to resolve these
  • Have Experience in producing process/guidance notes relating to the Banking function
  • Have Experience in producing Financial Analysis and Reporting e.g. KPI’s relating to the banking function
  • Have Experience of being accountable for a key finance task or other similar task that demonstrates sound transactional banking experience

On Offer

The role of Finance Team Leader will offer a starting salary of £24,602 with an excellent benefits package including flexible home working and 36 days 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 andrewrobinson@imultiplyresourcing.com

We are an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.