Financial Accountant

 Location: Edinburgh
 Salary: Competitive
 Job type: Temporary
 Closes: closed

Financial Accountant

6-month contract


Competitive day rate

Opening date 30.10.2018

Closing date 31.10.2018 at 4pm


Meraki Talent are recruiting on behalf of a Global Asset Management firm in Edinburgh within their Finance Team. We are looking for a candidate with experience in a similar financial accounting role within a financial reporting environment. A key part of this role is to prepare IFRS group submissions and annual statutory accounts.


Responsibilities of the Financial Accountant:

  • Prepare IFRS group submissions for specified subsidiary companies, ensuring compliance with Group requirements.
  • Prepare annual statutory accounts for a range of subsidiary entities.
  • Develop an understanding of the detailed accounting for the transactions recorded in the ledgers.
  • Develop and Improve the accounting and reporting process
  • Provide input into the development of financial reporting processes to ensure the production of the required financial reports in as efficient a manner as possible.
  • Undertake project work to support the development of robust and effective financial reporting and investment accounting data.
  • Support the work of the team analysis through review and technical advice


Background of the Financial Accountant:

  • Recognised accountancy qualification
  • Sound knowledge of IFRS accounting standards, regulatory reporting standards and industry practice
  • Good knowledge and experience of working in a financial reporting environment
  • Good Excel and report writing skills
  • Strong communication skills


Does this sound like you?

Sarah Hutchinson wants: Accounting, financial accounting, IFRS

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Sarah Hutchinson

Sarah joined Meraki Talent's financial services team in 2018. Sarah was keen to kick start her recruitment career after achieving an MSc in Business Psychology from Heriot Watt. Sarah is passionate about recruitment and providing a high quality service.