Finance Manager

Change Recruitment
Edinburgh, Midlothian
40000 - 47500
13 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Change are delighted to be working with an exciting Scottish business who are growing their finance function after a period of transition. This role would suit a newly qualified accountant looking to make their first move from Public Practise into industry.

Overview Of The Role:
· Lead companywide internal audit and provide assurance that risk are managed.
· Identify financial process improvements and standardisation of projects across organisation.
· Provide review of the effectiveness of financial risk management and internal controls.

:Deliver a portfolio of financial audits with teams drawn from the company’s finance and operating team and the external audit firm.
:Training and developing finance and operational team members in best-practice auditing techniques.
:Maintaining and developing audit standards and practices consistent with best practice.
:Maximising the use of technology to make sure that audits and other risk management actions are conducted and controlled effectively and efficiently.
:Providing ad hoc advisory risk, control and investigative services to operational management as required.
:Designing the internal audit finance long term and annual programme and testing in conjunction with senior finance team, and have approved by the Audit Committee.
:Liaising with external audit firm that provides specialised and thematic review to help ensure that the highest financial risks are identified and controlled efficiently and effectively.
:Ensuring that the audit tests, self-certifications and audit reviews are relevant, consistent and conducted in accordance with professionally accepted auditing standards.
:Taking responsibility for the quality control of the audits and the delivery of reports.
:Ensuring that management responses are completed promptly and that follow-up actions are completed according the agree timetable.
:Reporting results of reviews and other risk management actions concisely to senior management and the Audit Committee.

Ideally the successful candidate will have the following:
:Qualified accountant (CA/ACA or equivalent) with demonstrable post qualification experience.
:Skilled in applying internal auditing and management principles with ability to comprehend and interpret policies, procedures, laws and regulations.
:Strong commercial awareness with skills of innovation and problem solving.
:Excellent analytical and organisational skills with strong interpersonal skills to manage relationships with stakeholders in a positive and constructive manner, acting with utmost integrity.
:High levels of drive and initiative.
:Good organisational skills including the ability to effectively identify deadlines and prioritise work.
:Experienced team leader and motivated team player with willingness to be into the detail on audit assignments and demonstrate commitment.
:Flexible to travel globally as required

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