Reporting Accountant RM103987
Job Industry: Newly / Recently Qualified
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Job Type: Permanent
Reference Number: RM103987
- Are you a recently qualified accountant and have an interest in financial services?
Wilkinson & Associates are working with a highly respected, institutional investment firm based in the heart of Edinburgh. Due to their continued growth, driven by development of their existing operations and through acquisition, our client is looking to expand their finance function with specific regard to their Financial Reporting Team.
Reporting to the Group Consolidation Accountant, this role will have responsibility for oversight and ensuring compliance with the group capitalisation policy and supporting related purchase ledger and project coding. You will also be responsible for preparing accruals for the holding company, working in conjunction with the Group Consolidation accountant.
This role requires a proven track record of delivery, being proactive and taking ownership for areas of responsibility. You will have good team working skills and demonstrate a level of technical competence, as well as demonstrate an understanding of capitalisation under IFRS, as well as the general ledger structure, and fixed asset and purchase ledger processes.
Summary of role profile:
*Ensure full understanding and compliance with the capitalisation policy and processes across the group
*Responsible for liaising with the business to understand and challenge capitalisation proposals, control over capitalised costs, as well as ensuring appropriate project and invoice coding within the purchase ledger process.
*Responsible for the delivery of all reporting according to group timetable and in line with relevant policies.
*Responsible for the delivery of key accruals for the monthly reporting process
*Maintain strong controls and reconciliations over all assigned tasks and data, including ensuring full documentation is in place for audit.
*Responsibility for the fixed asset register for the holding company, including all depreciation and work in progress reporting.
*Ensure robust control environment exercised to produce accurate and timely financial information
*Contribute to projects as required by line management
To be considered for the role you must be a qualified accountant - applicants making their first move out of practice will be considered. You must be keen to develop your financial analysis and technical accounting knowledge and skills. You should also be comfortable presenting figures to senior stakeholders and having the confidence and ability to provide challenge where appropriate. It is expected you will be a proven team player, willing to go the extra mile where required and have excellent communication skills. You should be able to demonstrate a problem-solving skill set, attention to detail and sound organisational skills.