Finance Manager (14 Month Maternity Cover)

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Hutcheon Mearns are partnering with a leading Private Equity backed midstream business to source a Finance Manager to cover a period of maternity leave. Our client offers a professional and collaborative culture within a prestigious Aberdeen city centre setting. Hybrid working and flexibility around working hours is offered.

The role will be responsible for the preparation of the monthly, quarterly, and annual management reporting, as well as ensuring maintenance of accurate accounting records and internal control environment. The successful candidate will also be the Focal Point for statutory reporting.


Financial Information

  • Oversee the timely issuance of financial information
  • Preparation of financial results on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis (including statutory financial statements)
  • Key contact for statutory and joint venture audits
  • Ensure maintenance of accurate accounting records and internal control environment
  • Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and HMRC
  • Focal point for statutory reporting and the External Audit Team
  • Key point of contact for all external reporting
  • Communicate financial information to “non-accounting” personnel in a way that motivates and informs on a timely basis


  • Manage all information requests in relation to new projects
  • Integrate any new projects to the existing financial management structure

Risk Management

  • Understand and mitigate key elements of the company’s risk profile
  • Construct and monitor reliable control systems
  • Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations


  • Responsible for coaching and guiding the finance team members (Accountant/s and Assistant Accountant) on team deliverables
  • Deputise for the Senior Finance Manager
  • Provide other support commensurate with knowledge and experience as required


  • Strong, progressive, stable work history
  • CA / ACA / ACCA qualification with relevant post qualification experience
  • Extensive work experience of both UK GAAP and IFRS
  • Ability to plan, organise and control work of self and others
  • Ability to act as part of the team, as well as autonomously on specific projects
  • Confident and effective communicator at a senior level

Please apply here or contact Jane Setter ( for more details.