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Part Qualified Accountant - Edinburgh

Financial Services - Transactional / Part-Qualified
Ref: 2362 Date Posted: Monday 08 Jul 2024

Part Qualified Financial Accountant Sought - Hybrid Working - Edinburgh

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

This role will be responsible for maintaining and reporting accurate accounting records of the companies for statutory and regulatory purposes.

This is an excellent opportunity to complete your training in an organisation where support will be provided.

Our client offers a blend of office and home working.

Role Profile:

  • Working on the production of monthly financial accounts
  • Preparing end of year end statutory accounts (IFRS) and cash flow including liaising with external auditors
  • Recording and working on the settlement of intercompany balances
  • Maintaining and ensuring daily updating of accounting records
  • Preparing quarterly and annual FCA returns
  • Preparing billing for clients on a periodic basis
  • Processing and review of purchase invoices
  • Ensuring that daily client money checks are carried out to ensure that any client money within company bank accounts are identified and treated appropriately
  • Liaising with the wider business to ensure income is processed in an accurate and timely manner
  • Assistance with the completion of revenue and assets reforecasts and budget, including expense budgeting processes through analysis of corporate costs
  • Maintain awareness and understanding of regulatory issues impacting on the company and the accounts
  • Document processes, reviewing them for continued suitability and make recommendations for improvement

About You:

  • Part qualified accountant with a recognised professional body or are in the process of beginning your professional qualification (ICAS, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent)
  • A strong working knowledge of accountancy preferably within an occupational context
  • Previous work experience in a similar role, ideally within an Asset Management or Financial Services setting