£50,000 - £55,000 - Industry & Commerce - Accountant (Qualified)
Ref: 3511 Date Posted: Monday 13 Sep 2021
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iMultiply are working in partnership with a leading professional services firm to recruit an Senior Financial Accountant in Edinburgh. The role is paying a competitive salary along with great additional benefits.

The Company

A well established and high performing business that operates right across the globe is currently going through an exciting period of change. You will be based at the office in Edinburgh working within a talented finance team.  They are once again growing due to further expansion giving the successful applicant ample opportunities for career development. This company are adaptable and have proven over the last 18 months how to think on their feet and ensure the business is still performing in the most efficient manner.

The Role

This business-critical role has been created to support the Group Financial Accountant and also liaise with Senior Managers and budget holders. To be considered for this opportunity you must have excellent working knowledge of UK GAAP/FRS 102 and previous experience in a group accounting or financial control position.

You will be involved in but not restricted to the following duties:

  • Responsible for controlling UK and Group balance sheet reconciliations as part of the financial accounting team, ensuring all deliverables are consistently met.
  • Preparing, coordinating, and challenging legal entity balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Preparation and validation of monthly group foreign exchange revaluations.
  • Ensuring all balance sheet accounts and inter-company balances are routinely reconciled and fully substantiated.
  • Preparation of group balance sheet reporting and commentary.
  • Routine reconciliation of sub-ledger control account balances to the general ledger.
  • Preparing month end journals in conjunction with the wider group accounting team.
  • Preparing annual financial statements and applicable notes in accordance with FRS102.
  • Supporting the Group Financial Accountant to co-ordinate and prepare consolidated statutory financial statements for the Group
  • Taking a lead role on the statutory audit ensuring all deliverables and deadlines are met.
  • Co-ordination and delivery of interim and final work-in-progress valuation exercises.
  • Liaising with global finance teams to ensure timely coordination and completion of tasks.
  • Actively contribute towards the achievement of wider finance team deliverables and continuous improvement of internal processes.
  • Supporting the team as required, providing cover for team members in times of absence.
  • Have a full understanding of all procedures and systems in place – “roll sleeves up” and help the team when necessary.
  • Maintaining good relationships with other departments in the business.

To be considered for this opportunity, you must have the following experience:

  • Qualified accountant ACCA/CIMA/ICAS with prior experience in a group role or financial control role
  • Good planning and organisational skills with the ability to operate independently.
  • Able to discuss and present issues in a confident, professional and appropriate way.
  • Advanced user of Excel
  • Good practical knowledge of UK GAAP / FRS102
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

On Offer

The role will offer a highly competitive salary of £50,000 - £55,000 plus an excellent benefits package which includes pension, ample holidays and other great benefits.  The offices are easily accessible via public transport with parking available onsite.

If you are interested in finding out more about this role, please see get in touch with Andrew Robinson for a private and confidential discussion on 07592203080 or email andrewrobinson@imultiplyresourcing.com

We are an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.