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Job description:

Core- Asset Consulting's client, a leading global financial services firm, are looking for a Disclosures Accountant, to join their team in Glasgow for an initial temporary contract concluding in December 2016.

The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing certain financial disclosures of the Firm in accordance with multiple accounting frameworks.

Core responsibilities:

  • Preparation and completion of certain financial instrument US GAAP 10Q and FED reporting disclosures

  • Preparation and completion of certain financial instrument IFRS and Finrep disclosures

  • Liaise with Global Product Controllers to gather transaction detail for disclosures and commentary regarding material movements

  • Present final disclosure and commentary to finance senior management during sign off meetings

  • Escalate appropriately to team management

  • Support the team's project deliverables ensuring team management are kept updated

  • Represent the organisation with external parties including auditors and regulators

Core Requirements:

  • Experience of financial reporting and financial services / product knowledge

  • Appreciation of escalation and risk awareness

  • Self-motivated and able to demonstrate initiative and problem-solving abilities

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office - Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • A record of accomplishment in delivering against tight deadlines

  • Focussed and high regard for attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ideally be studying towards a professional accounting qualification

Job reference: 8775

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.