Consolidation Manager RM104029
Job Industry: Newly / Recently Qualified
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Job Type: Permanent
Reference Number: RM104029
- Wilkinson & Associates are working with a large banking group in Edinburgh. Our client is looking to expand their group accounting function with specific regard to both UK and European entities.
This role is pivotal in the overall context of the function and as such, the successful applicant must be comfortable in a high-profile, demanding and autonomous position.
The purpose of the role is to be a key member of the team responsible for the production of the monthly consolidated statutory income statements and balance sheets at the principal legal levels reported by the Group.
Summary of role profile:
Carry out key activities to complete the consolidated monthly results of the Group, including journal preparation and posting, querying and understanding data submissions from stakeholders and preparation of commentary and analysis to demonstrate an understanding of the outputs
Be a primary point of contact for stakeholders for matters pertaining to accounting and financial reporting advice, as well as a source of knowledge and expertise on the general ledger and consolidation systems
Proactively establish and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders across Finance
Support the Consolidation Team Manager with continuous improvement, operational and data quality initiatives
Be a subject matter expert on the monthly consolidation and reporting process and recommend and implement improvements
Reconciliation and review of key outputs from the monthly consolidation and analysis and explanation of the consolidated results
To be considered for the role you must be a qualified accountant with a background in external audit and / or IFRS statutory reporting or consolidation processes. It is expected that you will have good planning and organisational skills and you must have proven ability to deliver within a deadline driven environment. The successful applicant must have excellent communication skills and be comfortable providing challenge to assumptions where appropriate. You must be able to manage internal and external relationship and interpret complex financial data.