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Financial Reporting Accountant - Edinburgh

£40,000 - £55,000 - Financial Services - Qualified Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 2346 Date Posted: Wednesday 12 Jun 2024

W&A is partnering with a global financial services organisation based in Edinburgh. They have an opportunity for a Financial Reporting Accountant to join their finance function. 

Ther role will be responsible for the preparation and analysis of group reporting on a monthly and quarterly basis. 

The successful candidate should be a qualified accountant with strong knowledge of reporting requirements.  

Those seeking a first move from external audit / practice are welcome to apply. Our client offers a blend of office and home working. 

Role Profile: 

  • Working with financial information providers, business units and third parties to assist with monthly and quarterly preparation of consolidated IFRS reporting 

  • Assist with the preparation of annual statutory accounts and with the preparation of other group and external returns e.g. ONS and FCA etc 

  • Ensure that all preparation is completed in a timely and accurate manner 

  • Review and analyse business unit results and third-party supplier’s information, understanding the data and where necessary challenging, to help mitigate financial risk 

  • Complete workload to an auditable standard and follow SOX processes 

  • Follow principals of continuous improvement and assist in ad hoc projects and reporting developments as necessary 

About You: 

  • Qualified accountant 

  • Strong expertise in monthly and quarterly preparation of consolidation reporting 

  • Exposure and knowledge of the preparation of annual statutory accounts 

  • 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