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Job description:

Core-Asset Consulting's client, a very successful Financial Services boutique business in Edinburgh, has an exciting opportunity for a 5 years+ qualified Accountant to join their close-knit team on a permanent basis.

Our client will consider candidates with significant experience in a FS or FCA regulated environment.

The role holder will have a real breadth of responsibility including the overall preparation and review of the group management accounts, year-end statutory financial reporting, and ownership of numerous projects / change initiatives.

You will work closely with the Financial Controller and Finance Director, along with the wider finance team and will build relationships across the whole business.

This unusual opportunity requires someone who enjoys a role that gives you an end-to-end view of the finance function.

Core responsibilities:

  • 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

  • Other adhoc project work for the Financial Controller/Finance Director

Core skills:

  • Excellent communicator

  • Hands-on approach -willing to get involved in all aspects of Corporate Accounting

  • Team ethos

  • Strong initiative

  • Must be able to operate under pressure to tight deadlines;

Core requirements:

  • 5years + post qualified accountant (ACCA or CA);

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

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

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

Job reference: 8486

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.