Fund Reporting Accountant

 Location: Edinburgh
 Salary: up to £35,000
 Job type: Permanent
 Closes: closed

Meraki Talent’s industry leading Investment client are looking for a Fund Reporting Accountant to join an expanding Funds area.

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




Responsibilities of the Position:


  • Prepare and review financial statements
  • Prepare, review and oversight weekly and monthly client deliverables
  • Assist with the implementation and ongoing management of the offshoring initiative
  • Evaluating people performance, which includes monthly 1-2-1 meetings, personal development planning and training plans
  • Perform weekly and monthly quality/control checks for all team members
  • 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
  • To actively manage the team competency matrix ensuring individual team members are supported in obtaining core competency targets
  • 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 Investment Association SOPR and Financial Reporting essential
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Mentoring and coaching skills
  • Experience of managing a team is essential
  • 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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Meraki Talent values diversity in our own workforce and we actively support our clients to build diverse and inclusive workplaces. For all our roles, both internal and those on behalf of our clients, we welcome enquiries from everyone

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Business Manager - Financial Services

Andrew Beattie

Andrew joined the Meraki Talent team in 2017, and is a key member of the financial services division. Andrew is an experienced recruiter with over eight years' experience and an extensive knowledge of the financial services sector. Andrew is passionate about recruitment and finding exceptional talent for his clients.