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Financial Reporting Accountant - 12 Month FTC - Edinburgh

£50,000 - £62,500 - Financial Services - Qualified Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 2359 Date Posted: Monday 15 Jul 2024

W&A is working with a reputable investment manager in Edinburgh to help source a Financial Reporting Accountant for a 12 month fixed term contract.

This role will operate on a hybrid basis with 2 days typically in the office per week.   

Our client’s financial reporting team are responsible for the preparation and analysis of group reporting on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis. This role will focus on implementing a number of process efficiencies for month end too.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with financial information providers, business units and third parties, assisting with quarterly preparation of consolidated IFRS and regulatory reporting.
  • Assisting with the preparation of annual statutory accounts and with the preparation of other group and external regulatory submissions e.g. FCA returns and ICARA.
  • Facilitating continuous improvement across the financial reporting team, driving reporting developments as necessary.
  • Ensure that all preparation is completed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Complete workload to an auditable standard and follow SOX processes.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Strong expertise in monthly and quarterly preparation of consolidation reporting.
  • Exposure and knowledge of the preparation of annual statutory accounts.
  • Qualified accountant such as CA, ACCA or CIMA.
  • Strong proven track record of working in a similar role within a financial services or professional firm environment.
  • Well organised you will be comfortable working in a fast-changing environment.
  • Comfortable engaging with stakeholders at all levels you should be able to build relationships quickly.