Management Accountant

You join us at an exciting time as we continue to play our part in helping Scotland's children and families recover from the impact of the Covid 19 pandemic. We are a dynamic charity focussed on leading transformational change for children so that they stay safe, happy and well in their own families and communities.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a busy finance team which is going through a period of change and development. 

The main duties and responsibilities include:

  • Preparation of costings for funding bids and tenders
  • Month end reconciliations and overhead allocations
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Assist in the budgeting and forecasting process
  • Reviewing existing procedures and seeking efficiencies
  • Implementation and monitoring of financial controls

To be considered for this opportunity you must:

  • Part/Fully Qualified Accountant (ICAS, ACA, ACCA, CIMA etc.)
  • Month-end and management accounts experience
  • Have a strong aptitude for analysing financial data
  • Strong excel skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Package Includes:

  • Full Time, 35-hour week
  • Hybrid working, 2/3 Days in the Office
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • 40 days leave entitlement
  • Company pension

If you have previous experience of working in a finance department, are enthusiastic and motivated we’d love to hear from you.

Job title: Management Accountant

Reference number: CS22-03

Location: Edinburgh

Closing date: 28/06/2022 12:00

Interview date: It is anticipated that the interviews will take place week commencing 04 July 2022

Salary: £31,208 - £36,621

To apply, please download and complete the attached 3 forms below (A, B and C) and email completed forms to:

Alternately, if you are unable to email us, postal applications may be sent to Human Resources, Children 1st, 83 Whitehouse Loan, Edinburgh, EH9 1AT.

Please also refer to the ‘Job Description and Person Specification’ and ‘Terms and Conditions’ for further information as per relevant documents attached below.

For further information or enquiries, please email:

At Children 1st we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team that represents all communities across Scotland and creating a culture where we are all genuinely able to be ourselves and participate and thrive without prejudice or barriers. We aim to proactively develop anti-racist and inclusive approaches throughout our work, and we welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, marginalised groups, and individuals with multiple experiences of marginalisation, who reflect our values.