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SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

Job description:


Core-Asset Consulting's client, a global investment management firm, are seeking a Senior Accountant to join their team in Edinburgh for a fixed term contract of 9 months.


Core requirements:



  • Fully qualified accountant (ICAS / ACCA / ACA) with some post qualified experience ideally within industry

  • Experience within financial services would be a distinct advantage

  • Experience with automated financial systems, including a general ledger is required

  • Knowledge of IFRS, new UK GAAP and industry standards is essential and knowledge of US GAAP would also be advantageous

  • Knowledge of and exposure to foreign currency accounting issues and currency translations

  • Good understanding of financial processes, practices and applications


Core responsibilities:



  • Undertake regular processing required for entity accounting records and assist in the resolution of European accounting issues.

  • Undertake the monthly close of European corporate entities.

  • Prepare and review monthly management reports.

  • Prepare monthly variance analysis.

  • Prepare/review statutory and regulatory returns (including VAT).

  • Work with auditors, other third parties and other business units to meet requirements.

  • Monitor and forecast capital adequacy requirements.

  • Ensure compliance with internal policies and procedures and other legal requirements.

  • Identify and implement efficiency improvements regarding processing and controls.

  • Provide financial expertise resource to support business projects.

  • Assist in the development, coaching and supervision of corporate accounting staff.

  • Provide ad-hoc reports to department and business management as required.

  • Develop and maintain a customer service focus.

  • Identify issues for management attention and recommend and implement effective solutions.


Job reference: 9663



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.