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Financial Accountant

UK (regional) SALARY: £300 - £345 PER: Day TERM: Contract

Our client is a leading, prestigious investment management company with a global presence.  They are looking for a qualified Financial Accountant to join their team based in Edinburgh.  This is a fixed term contract for 6 months, however there is a possibility of extension.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsibility for the production of financial accounts, regulatory returns and ad-hoc project work
  • Completion of quaterly consolidated IFRS reporting ensuring that US GAAP to IFRS adjustments are appropriate and documented
  • Provide added value commentary surrounding movements in the P&L and balance sheet
  • Ensure that all statutory accounting deadlines are met; review of year end statutory accounts including liaison with auditors, tax and regulatory
  • Be key point of contact for their legal entity
  • Actively searching for process improvements within the role
  • Build relationships with cross functional teams (e.g. revenue and expense accounting, corporate control, tax) to enhance working relationships and improve analytical review on legal entities

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES:

  • Qualified CA/ACA/ACCA/CIMA with a strong academic record
  • 2+ years post qualified experience; preferably in Financial Services
  • Experience in statutory accounts production and/or audit preferred
  • Strong awareness of global accounting standards, preferably US GAAP and IFRS
  • Ability to clearly and confidently communicate in verbal and written form, with all levels of the business
  • Self-starter, quick learner, team player, with an ability to adjust to change and the desire to take on responsibility is required
  • Organised and methodical, possessing attention to detail , ability to work under pressure within very tight deadlines is essential

DAILY RATE:  Up to £345.00 per day depending on experience

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POSTED: 09 May 2022 JOB ID: BB/IB/FA/25775