Senior Financial Reporting & Controls Accountant

Job Description:

Are you a Qualified Accountant (2-6 years post qualified) who can deliver key financial and regulatory reporting deliverables to a high standard and on a timely basis, ideally within financial services? If so, our client is looking for a Financial Controller to join their team in Edinburgh.

Reporting directly to the UK Financial Reporting & Controls Manager, you will be instrumental in ensuring key financial and regulatory reporting deliverables are produced to a high standard and on a timely basis.

You will also play a key role in ensuring that a robust control environment and clear process documentation exists to validate financial data, support key financial outcomes and cross training initiatives.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Month end reporting - Collation and input of month end journals, as well as timely and well understood financial analytics to provide insight and support business decision making

  • Quarter end reporting - Plan and execute all board, regulatory and group reporting outputs where required including succinct analytics for presentation to senior business partners

  • Year end reporting - Support and deliver timely inputs to the group reporting process, as well as plan and execute statutory reporting outputs

  • Technical resolution - Interpret key accounting and regulatory technical matters for presentation and agreement with the UK Financial Reporting & Controls Manager

  • Processes & control - Prepare and maintain key process documentation for reporting processes and ensure robust controls are in place to support key reporting outcomes

  • Where required support and lead on team and group wider projects to support the strategic direction of the finance function

  • Working collaboratively with peers across the finance function and wider business areas to deliver business insight and contribute to a best in class finance function

  • Taking responsibility for developing both technical and softer skills to ensure continuous personal development and deliver insight and add value across the finance function

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Qualified accountant or qualified by experience

  • Asset management experience beneficial


  • A highly competitive salary

  • Wider Benefits package

Job reference: (13292)

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

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