Interim Head of Transactional Finance
Rutherford Cross
August 7, 2020
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Job Type
- Edinburgh
Public Sector and Not for Profit
Financial and Statutory Accounting


Rutherford Cross is currently recruiting for a Head of Transactional Finance to join a Public Sector organisation based in Edinburgh on an interim basis for a 3-6 month period.

Responsible for a team of 16 you will lead and manage all aspects of the transactional finance team including:

  • Leading a cross functional finance team covering AP, AR and Banking ensuring all AP, AR and Banking deadlines are met
  • Reviewing and approving journals, general ledger reconciliations, payments and invoice runs
  • Reviewing KPI reporting
  • Treasury management and monitoring cashflow
  • Responsible for ensuring that financial processes are efficient and compliant, monitoring and reviewing all financial processes and driving change to deliver improvements, ensuring robust controls, processes are in place
  • Planning and organising workload month end activities
  • Responsible for managing the relationships with a number of major stakeholders
  • Develop and lead a high performing and technically capable l finance team
  • Dealing with any queries from the team and the wider organisation

In order to be considered for this position you will need to:

  • Qualified accountant CA, ACCA, ACA or qualified by experience
  • Available to start at short notice, ideally you will be immediately available
  • Experience within a similar role
  • Experience working within a public sector organisation – desirable
  • Maintain strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience managing a team
  • Maintain a Disclosure Scotland – desirable
  • Experience working in a manual, high volume environment

This role fails inside IR35.

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