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Group Accountant - Edinburgh

£45,000 - £55,000 - Telecoms / Media / Tech - Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 1968 Date Posted: Tuesday 10 May 2022
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Wilkinson & Associates is partnering with a highly successful FinTech to help source a Group Accountant.  

The business has seen consistent year-on-year growth and continues on the upward trajectory as they implement their growth strategy.   

Reporting to the Group Financial Reporting Manager, the successful candidate will be a key member of the Group finance team and will own key processes within the management and statutory reporting cycles.  

In addition to these reporting cycles, the role will provide key support to other strategic finance projects, such as financial due diligence requests, and will work closely with regional finance teams around the world.  

This role is well suited to a newly or recently qualified accountant who is looking to expand their skill-set within a global and growing business. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Supporting preparation of monthly consolidated management accounts & board packs including writing commentary and variance analysis 

  • Manage internal financial models for Group consolidated results and ensure inputs and outputs of models are fully reconciled 

  • Prepare key analysis for the Group on profitability and margin 

  • Support the group finance function in day to day tasks, including collaboration with finance teams across the globe 

  • Assist with continued integration of acquired entities and aligning reporting across the Group 

  • Review results of minority interest investments and analyse performance of these entities against forecasts 

  • Assist in the preparation of statutory accounts (under IFRS) for the consolidated Group and some of the Group’s non-operational companies 

  • Assisting with the Group audit preparing audit deliverables 

  • Assist with the delivery of the Group audit through partnering with regional finance teams to support the delivery of IFRS reporting packages 

  • Assist wider group finance team to achieve objectives of the group finance function 

Required Skills & Abilities: 

  • Newly / recently qualified accountant (CA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) 

  • Previous experience in an auditing and/or statutory accounting, ideally with IFRS knowledge 

  • Comfortable managing own workload to ensure deadlines are met 

  • Excellent communication skills, interacting with people at all levels and across all departments 

  • Personal commitment to high quality work and able to demonstrate good attention to detail