REPORTING ACCOUNTANT

Recruiter
Core Asset Consulting
Location
Edinburgh
Posted
16 Apr 2019
Closes
03 May 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: A brand new permanent role has been created, for a Reporting Accountant within a global Asset Management organisation. You will report directly to the Group Consolidation Accountant and take responsibility for oversight and ensuring compliance with the group capitalisation policy, and support related purchase ledger and project coding. You will also be responsible for preparing accruals. This role can be based in Edinburgh or Aberdeen. Essential: Qualified accountant This role requires a proven track record of delivery, being proactive and taking ownership for areas of responsibility. You will have good team working skills and demonstrate a level of technical competence You will demonstrate an understanding of capitalisation under IFRS, as well as the general ledger structure, and fixed asset and purchase ledger processes. Technical knowledge of financial reporting requirements Ability to influence and communicate across all areas of Finance Strong problem-solving skills including the ability to assess and suggest appropriate solutions Attention to detail Good communication skills Has demonstrated high levels of personal accountability and flexibility to prioritise and meet deadlines. Proven experience of delivery results in a challenging and changing environment Ability to manage time and effectively prioritise multiple tasks to meet tight deadlines Good interpersonal skills and a team player who can build relationships across the team to deliver results. Core Responsibilities: As a member of the group finance reporting team, ensure full understanding and compliance with the capitalisation policy and processes across the company. Responsible for liaising with the business to understand and challenge capitalisation proposals, control over capitalised costs, as well as ensuring appropriate project and invoice coding within the purchase ledger process. Responsible for the delivery of all reporting according to group timetable and in line with relevant policies. Responsible for the delivery of key accruals for the monthly reporting process, working closely with others within finance including other organisations. Maintain strong controls and reconciliations over all assigned tasks and data, including ensuring full documentation is in place for audit. Responsibility for the fixed asset register, including all depreciation and work in progress reporting. Ensure robust control environment exercised to produce accurate and timely financial information. Work collegiately with others in the company and across the wider finance community to ensure common goals and objectives are met. Contribute to projects as required by line management. Benefits: This is a great role for someone currently in practice looking for their first move into industry. It is an excellent opportunity to join a large and busy team which faces off to other parts of the business. Our client offers a competitive benefits package on top of base salary and plenty of opportunities for further personal development. Job reference: 11206 To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. At Core-Asset, we're committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. Our privacy statement explains when and why we collect personal information about people who engage with our services, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others, and how we keep it secure. We may change this policy from time to time, so please check this policy occasionally to ensure that you're happy with any changes. By engaging with us (either by applying for a job we're advertising, registering through our website, or getting in touch with our business) you're agreeing to be bound by this policy. Core-Asset Consulting is committed to protecting the privacy of our candidates, clients and website users. For further information, please refer to our full Privacy Statement available on our website

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