Financial Reporting Accountant (6 month FTC)

 Location: Edinburgh
 Salary: Excellent Day Rate
 Job type: Temporary
 Closes: closed

This interim Financial Reporting Accountant job in Edinburgh for a leading financial services business is an excellent opportunity for a Financial Reporting Accountant to provide high level support through the year-end process.  As interim Financial Reporting Accountant, you will work as part of a team responsible for the provision of financial reporting information and analysis for both internal and external reporting purposes.  The team itself is primarily responsible for the co-ordination and delivery of the Group's IFRS and CRD IV reporting.


As interim Financial Reporting Accountant, you will play a key part in the understanding, reporting and analysis of the financial information provided by various business units before assisting in the development of information for external reporting purposes.  Specific duties and responsibilities will include: 

  •  Assist with the production of financial information, on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis in an accurate, meaningful and timely manner in order to meet internal and external customer requirements.
  • Ensure all accounting and asset data, provided from each business area of the Group or data provider, is prepared and reported in accordance with relevant reporting standards and business reporting requirements.
  • Understand the results and position of the business and deliver appropriate and meaningful analysis to ensure Group reporting is accurate and complete.
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with the finance teams within the business units, other teams in Group, internal customers, data providers and external auditors


To be successful, it is anticipated that you will be a fully qualified accountant with recent experience of financial reporting for a large corporate or other financial services business.  You will of course have good working knowledge of IFRS reporting standards, and have the ability to work closely with a variety of stakeholders.  Immediate start.


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Associate Director - Accountancy and Finance

Ivan McGeorge

Ivan joined Meraki Talent's Edinburgh office in 2016 and recruits into Scotland's accountancy and finance markets. With over 20 years of experience, Ivan is a senior recruiter and has covered a broad range of industries and sectors. Ivan specialises in “Head of”, “Director” and “Partner” level vacancies and has successfully managed a number of senior appointments on a retained basis, including roles up to and including Chief Executive level.