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Job description:

Core-Asset Consulting's client, a global asset management firm, is looking for an Accountant to join their office in Edinburgh for a fixed term contract of 12 months.

Core requirements:

  • Must be a qualified accountant

  • Strong IFRS accounting knowledge is essential

  • Strong presentation and communication skills, especially the ability to communicate complex issues simply and effectively

  • Must have superior analytical skills

Core responsibilities:

  • Participate in strategic projects to ensure that all relevant IFRS accounting issues are considered, their impact fully understood and business opportunities are maximised

  • Be involved in ad-hoc business projects as required and provide IFRS accounting advice and guidance

  • Act as a point of contact for areas across the firm for IFRS technical accounting queries

  • Participate in the development of the firm's IFRS external reporting to the market, including the reporting of performance metrics

  • Research into current and emerging IFRS technical accounting issues and assess their impact on the company's IFRS results

  • Contribute to the implementation of new standards across the company

  • Ensure that internal controls operate effectively and adequate evidence is provided

Job reference: 9968

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.