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Core Asset Consulting's client, a global investments firm, has an opportunity for a Corporate Accountant to join their team, located in Edinburgh on a fixed term contract for 12 months.


  • Practical experience of working and performing a management role within a finance function within a FS or FCA regulated environment

  • Experience of year end statutory financial reporting, regulatory reporting, taxation work and VAT

  • Must be hands-on and willing to get involved in all aspects of Corporate Accounting;

  • Must be a full qualified accountant


  • Experience of working with computerised accounting packages preferably with Sage accounting systems

  • An understanding of audit processes, and the importance of strong internal control and compliance environments

Core responsibilities:

  • Monthly management reporting - responsibility for overall preparation and review of the group management accounts, variance analysis, sales and AUM reports

  • Overall responsibility for the preparation of Quarterly/Annual FCA returns

  • Overseeing the year-end accounting process, reporting and audit work through to final draft stage

  • Day-to-day maintenance of accounting data and associated records - including sales/purchase ledgers, treasury and bank and cash

  • Develop and maintain relationship with auditors, bankers, suppliers and where appropriate customers

  • Preparation of direct and indirect tax returns for UK and overseas subsidiary, working with third party tax advisors where appropriate

  • Preparation of Board papers for review by Financial Controller

  • Assist with the development of company reporting systems and processes

  • Assist with reviews and improvement of financial systems, controls and procedures

  • Assist with finance projects on behalf of Corporate Accounting dept

  • Assist with financial input to major company wide initiatives/projects

Job reference: 8669

To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

Core-Asset Consulting offers specialist recruitment services to asset management, accounting & finance, asset servicing, legal and the wider financial services sector in Scotland.