Financial Planning and Analysis Accountant

Salary/Rate:£50,000 - £60,000 per annum
Job type:Perm
Location:Edinburgh

About the Role

Sewell Wallis are proud to be working with a global energy business known for their service excellence. This is a great opportunity for a practice-trained Accountant to work in a pivotal commercial role, which will see the successful applicant heavily involved in all aspects of business planning and decision-making.

Suitable candidates will ideally have FP&A experience, will be practice-trained and will have spent some time working in both Audit and Transaction Services. In return, you’ll get to work with a fantastic bunch of people, be rewarded with market-leading benefits and will take on an exciting and challenging role.

What will you be doing?

  • Reporting to and working closely with the Head of Finance, Commercial Director and rest of the finance team in key decision-making for future acquisitions.
  • Delivering management information such as budgets, forecasts and other decision-support information.
  • Monitor group liquidity under multiple scenarios and recommend remedial actions.
  • Confidently interact with auditors.
  • Support and challenge internal stakeholders to ensure quality control of any financial information being provided.
  • Provide support for any subsequent debt facility compliance.
  • Assess deals in detail to then present to the CEO and CFO.
  • Getting involved in treasury, re financing and deal flow.
  • Prepare statutory reporting to present to senior colleagues.
  • Take responsibility for the preparation of financial forecasts and integration into group forecasts where you will support the board and funding decisions and processes.

What skills are we looking for?

  • ACA/ACCA qualified
  • Previous experience liaising with auditors
  • Due diligence
  • A proactive, confident attitude who can lead with autonomy
  • Previous industry experience in infrastructure, renewable energy, oil & gas, construction or any large business that acquire often is desirable but not essential for this role

What’s on offer?

  • Basic salary up to £60k
  • 5% pension contribution
  • 40% bonus
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Money towards gym membership
  • Bupa private healthcare
  • Flexi working hours
  • Company share scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Based in the heart of the city centre, close to multiple transport links

For more information, please contact Kayley Haythornthwaite.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful. Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.

Job ref: KAY/4982Post Date: 10.07.24

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