Newly Qualified Accountant

Recruiter
Wilkinson and Associates
Location
Edinburgh
Posted
16 Apr 2019
Closes
03 May 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Wilkinson & Associates are working with a growing, acquisitive market leader as they seek to add a new hire to their Finance team. The business operates across Europe and as a result the jobholder will get exposure to a variety of projects and jurisdictional, legislative and regulatory accounting topics. This role is ideally suited to newly qualified accountants seeking a varied role and that are looking to make their first move post qualifying. If you have trained in audit and / or accounts preparation and would like to further develop your management accounting, analysis and financial reporting skills - this could be the role for you! Summary of role profile: *Preparation of management accounts together with variance analysis against budget and underlying financial model, highlighting any departures from forecasts *Preparation of annual budgets for the individual companies and group. *Periodic updates of project financial models *Preparation of annual IFRS statutory accounts, including group consolidation *Coordinating the annual audit with the external auditors. *Liaising with tax advisors on corporation tax compliance and VAT. *Preparing corporation tax computations for review by external advisors. *Preparation of technical accounting papers on key accounting issues *Attending shareholders meeting acting as project or group accountant where required. *Ensuring that all costs and income generated are in accordance with the terms of the individual agreements. *Ongoing forecasting to ensure that the financial impact of any development at project level can be rapidly assessed and escalated to the fund managers. To be considered for the role you must be a recently qualified accountant. Applicants having trained in practice or industry will be considered. You should have good working knowledge of IFRS and any financial modelling experience would be hugely advantageous. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a proactive, collegiate and confident approach and be armed with excellent communication skills.

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