Financial Reporting Accountant

Recruiter
Meraki Talent Limited
Location
Edinburgh Technopole, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Sep 2019
Closes
03 Oct 2019
Ref
1253553270
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Meraki Talent's industry leading Investment client are looking for a Financial Reporting Accountant to join a growing reporting function

This is your chance to join a successful team where hard work is recognised.

Responsibilities of the Position:
  • Review annual and interim financial statements.
  • Review and oversight weekly and monthly client deliverables.
  • Completion of Monthly trustee control packs and yield calculations
  • Support Manager in embedding a culture of fund ownership providing for end to end knowledge and understanding
  • Completion of timely and accurate error reporting and implementation of preventative actions
  • Year end and interim financial statements
  • Liaise with 3rd party providers both on a day to day processing basis as well as in more formal settings such as Client Service meetings.
  • Prepare accurate and comprehensive management information within the timescales agreed
  • Lead by example displaying strong values and beliefs and a commitment to encouraging individuals to put the client at the front of everything that they do
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of the risks to clients within their operation and how these will be mitigated

Background of the Position:
  • Knowledge of the Investment Association Statement of Recommended Practice
  • Domain knowledge of Financial Reporting and Tax for Fund Accounting is essential
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills to engage with various stakeholders across the business
  • Excellent organisational and administration skills
  • Enthusiastic and positive can-do attitude
  • Computer literacy including spreadsheet skills
  • Being responsible, reliable and accountable
  • Professional accounting qualification is desirable

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