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Head of Finance 12month day rate to perm

Posted 9 April by Michael Page Finance Easy Apply Ended

My exclusive client is a dedicated and supportive organisation based around the city centre of Edinburgh. They are seeking a Head of Finance for a long term day rate to permanent position to oversee various projects that are currently underway.

Client Details

Based in Edinburgh, they are a fantastic organisation that is seeking a Qualified Accountant to oversee a systems implementation and help direct in expansion plans.


  • Play a crucial part in the strategic decisions of the organisation - including expansion plans, systems implementation and various other projects.
  • Oversight of all Financial aspects of the organisation, drive the companies budgeting and planning and overseeing various projects that are currently underway.
  • Driving improvements in financial reporting, financial analysis and controls.
  • Preparing the Annual Accounts to final stage, including all support schedules, for presentation to the auditors.
  • Assist the Director of Finance in supporting and advising Directors in the preparation of business plans for new initiatives ensuring accuracy and value management.
  • The Head of Finance will attend Board meetings and other committees as appropriate.


The Head of Finance in Edinburgh will have the following;

  • Qualified CA, ACCA or CIMA (or equivalent)
  • Successful track record in financial management at a Senior level in a previous organisation
  • Business and commercial management including profit and loss (bottom line) responsibility and delivery within budget
  • Experience of improving financial performance through effective budgeting, performance management and forecasting processes
  • Accountable team leadership and building effective internal and external networks
  • Demonstrable track record in successful strategic thinking and planning

Job Offer

Due to the type of projects currently underway they would like to bring the individual in on a 12 month day rate contract before going permanent.

(Ideally all candidates would like to be employed on a permanent basis.)

Reference: 34861375

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