Management Accountant - Finalist to 3 years PQE

Hutcheon Mearns is delighted to be engaged by a global business to appoint a Management Accountant based in Edinburgh. The role is offering a competitive salary + bonus and benefits.

Position profile

The business is a global professional services firm with a culture of excellence, diversity & inclusion, and innovation. It is now seeking a talented, qualified accountant to join the finance team in Edinburgh with a view to bolstering the Group management accounting function and wider decision-making process.

As Management Accountant, you will be at the forefront of the management reporting and decision support process for the group. You will be involved in producing monthly management packs – including analysis and commentary – for the business units and cost centres, as well as being heavily involved in the annual budgeting and periodic forecasting and reforecasting process. Moreover, you will act as a trusted advisor and business partner to commercial and business services stakeholders, explaining your findings in clear and digestible terms.

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

  • Preparing and distributing monthly management accounts, ensuring timely and accurate delivery
  • Preparing and distributing monthly cost reports to relevant stakeholders
  • Preparation of KPI reports and commercial analysis for entities within the Group, presenting in a clear and digestible manner
  • Supporting the annual budgeting process, alongside team members, with key involvement in the periodic reforecasting process
  • Business partnering with budget holders across the group, supporting each to deliver the desired financial performance against budget
  • Adhering to and developing systems and processes to ensure ‘fit for purpose’ finance infrastructure
  • Providing ad hoc support to the financial accounting team around key reporting periods e.g. month-end and year-end

Person profile

To be considered for this role, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a qualified accountant (PQ finalist will be considered)
  • Have strong management accounting skills and experience including budgeting/forecasting
  • Have experience of working within finance in a large, complex business
  • Have experience of Group accounting (desirable)
  • Have strong MS Excel skills and an ability to manage large data sets
  • Have a professional manner with an ability to build strong relationships with colleagues and other key stakeholders

Salary, Benefits & Location

The Management Accountant role is offering the following package:

  • Competitive salary (available on request)
  • Performance bonus (available on request)
  • Hybrid working
  • Private Medical Care
  • Study support (if applicable)
  • 33 days annual leave
  • Other benefits (available on request)

The office is located in Edinburgh City Centre and is easily accessible via public transport.

Next steps

If you wish to find out more information before applying, please reach out to Jack Ramage for a private and confidential discussion. Alternatively, please apply with an up-to-date version of your CV, and we will endeavor to respond in due course.

N.B. no VISA sponsorship available for this opportunity.