• Contract
  • Glasgow

£15 - £20/hr

Currently looking for an Accountant / Finance Manager to join my Client in Glasgow on a temp / temp-to-perm basis. Both Part-Time and Full-Time are offered.

The role is to cover work whilst the Client search for a perm replacement for their Finance Manager, specifically focussing on preparing the client accounts for audit. There is a real opportunity for temp-to-perm as the role is to cover whilst the client search for a perm replacement which they estimate to take approx 3 months and they will strongly consider  you for the perm Finance Manager role.

This is a great opportunity to earn money whilst you go through the clients interview stages and have an inside look of the business during this time. This role has less responsibility than the perm role does so there is a pay increase should you be selected to go to perm.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Interact with auditors and work closely with auditors on annual auditing reports. Set up meetings and oversee the annual process. Setup and contribute to the Boards Annual Audited Financial report.
  • In conjunction with the senior management team, to prepare annual revenue budgets for services across business. To assist with the planning and monitoring of capital expenditure annually.
  • To produce long term financial models and scenario planning to inform strategic planning and risk management.
  • To update Financial & Data Policy & procedures as required and support colleagues to ensure all staff comply with these procedures.
  • To check monthly management accounts, including restricted fund accounts, balance sheet, debtor analysis, bank reconciliations and all month end reports
  • To report on variances in the above to the senior management team and middle managers as appropriate
  • To ensure appropriate action is taking in a timely manner in response to any issues arising from monthly financial reports.
  • To provide financial information as required to support tenders for service commissioning frameworks and other commissioning activity.
  • To provide and/or review financial information required to support service contracts and/or ancillary resource contracts.
  • To monitor debtors and creditors reporting and ensure timely action is taken as required.
  • To implement effective treasury management and banking arrangements including advising on investments and monitoring cash flow
  • To monitor the proper application of restricted and designated funds and to report on this to the senior management team and others as required.
  • With colleagues as appropriate, to ensure complete and timely preparation for year-end accounting and audit and to liaise with auditors as required.

Essential Requirements: 

  • A recognised accountancy qualification (CA, ACCA, CIPFA etc) / Educated to Degree Level or QBE
  • Experience of providing a full financial service including : preparing budgets, producing management accounts, year end preparation and accounting.
  • A sound understanding of charity SORP 2015 requirements
  • Knowledge of charity financial governance

Desirable Requirements: 

  • Experience of staff management
  • Experience of working in  multi-agency environment
  • Experience of working in a  charity

Location: On-site to begin with, scope for hybrid as you learn the systems

Hours: Full-time / Part-time / 5 days or 4 days per week – 37.5hrs (full time) / 8am-4pm

Remuneration: £15.50/hr – £21/hr DOE

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