Assistant Finance Manager
Rutherford Cross
September 26, 2022
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Job Type
- Edinburgh
Public Sector and Not for Profit
Financial and Statutory Accounting


Rutherford Cross is delighted to be partnered with a leading educational body to aid in the acquisition of an assistant finance manager that is going to offer a good progression route into a more senior capacity.

In this role you will be responsible for the following:

  • Assist with the preparation of group management accounts
  • Prepare budgets and annual accounts for the business entities
  • Prepare financial analysis, KPI and cost reports as required
  • Manage VAT for the companies and Making Tax Digital
  • Assume full responsibility for the Fixed Asset register and leasing contracts
  • Assume ownership of the Investment portfolios, including day-to-day work with the external Investment Manager and reconciliation of the portfolios

To be successful in this role you will be:

  • Suitably qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA)
  • Proven experience gained in a similar role within a professional environment. Previous experience of working within the Education and/or Charity sector(s) is an advantage but not essential.
  • Strong organisation skills and an ability to prioritise to ensure that tasks are completed on time and to a high standard
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, leading by example and with integrity
  • Previous line management experience and the ability to effectively support and develop colleagues
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills

To find out more on remuneration, the role or to see a full Position Profile, please contact their retained advisor, Harry Thomson at Rutherford Cross by emailing [email protected]

Working Pattern: Office based

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