Finance Manager

Recruiter
Change Recruitment
Location
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Salary
40000 - 47500
Posted
13 Jun 2018
Sector
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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.

Responsibilities:
: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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