Finance Manager (Tax and Statutory Accounting)

Full-time permanent post based in Edinburgh

Salary £36-40k

We have a vacancy within our finance team for the key post of Finance Manager. This is a highly responsible role supporting and deputising for the Head of Finance, and providing technical expertise and advice to colleagues within the finance team and across the organisation. The role has a particular focus on tax and statutory accounting.

In particular, you will be responsible for a number of complex and demanding areas within the finance team including:

  • Managing the preparation and delivery of the year end statutory annual accounts;
  • Developing and maintaining the capital accounting framework;
  • Ensuring compliance with direct and indirect taxation requirements and submitting all VAT and other returns accurately and on time;
  • Maintaining the finance ledger and providing support on financial management;
  • Team management.

Applicants should be qualified accountants with charity accounting and VAT experience. As a non-departmental public body and a registered charity, we operate within the accounting and governance requirements of both the public and charity sectors. Previous experience of the SUN accounting system would be beneficial, though not essential.

Full details of the post including a job description and person specification can be downloaded from this page.

Interested applicants should send a CV and covering letter outlining the skills and experience they could bring to the post, along with a completed equal opportunities questionnaire to by noon on Mon. 9th October.

If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date please assume that your application has not been shortlisted on this occasion.

No recruitment agencies please.

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