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Accountant / Dunfermline

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Location: Dunfermline



Salary to £46,065 pa + extensive benefits

Location - Dunfermline

Reporting to the Head of Finance you will provide financial and commercial support to Management Teams and Directors including the management reporting, preparation of the budgets and forecasts and financial analysis on all aspects of the business

This is an operational and strategic role. The post holder will be tasked with ensuring the effective management of the finance function, including forecasting, reporting and budgeting. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that appropriate financial systems are in place to maximise efficiency while making sure that systems and processes are in line with business and regulatory requirements.

Responsibilities include:

Prepare information, in conjunction with Fife Council, for the final accounts and the production of all disclosed information on capital expenditure, income and expenditure accounts and reserves needed to ensure that accounts are prepared to final trial balance
In conjunction with the Company's contracted financial advisors, assist with the preparation of annual accounts ensuring compliance with relevant Company and Charitable legislation and completion of all statutory and statistical returns.

  • Liaise and work in conjunction with the Company's contracted external auditors and internal auditors regarding issues relating to the financial activities of the Company
  • Ensure in respect of all the Company's financial transactions there is compliance with the legislative and regulatory requirements governing Companies, Charities and Trustees
  • The preparation, in consultation with managers of budgets, their construction, analysis, monitoring and risk assessment
  • The preparation of financial reports and project evaluations for the Chief Executive, the Executive Management Team, the Board of Directors and Centre Management Teams
  • The preparation of management accounts, reconciliations, journals, pre-payments, accruals and period end processing
  • The completion of submissions in respect of Corporation Tax (with assistance from the Company financial advisors) and VAT (partial exemption) returns and provision of advice to operational managers


Fully Qualified Member of CCAB or equivalent qualification, e.g. CA/ACCA


Ability to prepare accurate expenditure and income forecasts
Strong technical accounting skill
Working knowledge of capital expenditure and income processes within a local authority or Leisure Trust Environment

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