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Senior Reporting Accountant

Eden Scott Ltd
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Job Role
Financial Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
Qualified, CIMA
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Senior Fund Reporting Accountant Specialist - Edinburgh

Eden Scott's client is currently seeking Senior Fund Reporting Accounting Specialist to join Operations team based in Edinburgh. The role is an exciting opportunity for someone with specific experience in this area. The role is working from home due to COVID- 19, and when we are able to return back to the office it will be on a hybrid basis


  • Responsible for Financial Reporting oversight for a variety of Fund structures
  • Oversight and project management of the annual and semi-annual Financial Statements processes:

Engagement with Auditors, including fee negotiations

Tracking and management of deliverables

Review and sign off on the Estimated and Final distribution rates

Preparation of the Audit Committee and Board papers

  • Assessing Regulatory change impacting Fund structures (IMA SORP, UK GAAP, FCA COLL, IFRS, US GAAP, Central Bank of Ireland
  • Management and Board representation and reporting
  • Acting as a SME to the wider business in Fund accounting matters
  • Fund rationalisation projects, including fund mergers, closures, solvency and termination statements
  • Attending weekly and monthly service review meetings with the Third Party Administrators
  • Attending due diligence meetings with Third Party Administrators as Financial Reporting SME
  • Involvement in Operations and Company-wide projects
  • Ensuring that all procedural documentation is accurate, updated and readily accessible
  • Any other reasonable tasks assigned to you by your manager

Person Specification

  • Previous Experience is required
  • Sound knowledge of Funds, Distribution Rates , Board Reports
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Team Player

If you feel you can rise to the challenge, please contact Karen Kerr at the earliest opportunity on 0131 550 1129 or e-mail

Eden Scott offers the services of an employment agency for permanent work and an employment business for temporary work.

This position may be just one of numerous opportunities we are handling that you could have an interest in pursuing. If you have not been in touch with us before, please call on 0131 550 1100 or drop off a CV at and we will make sure that most relevant Consultant gets back to you as soon as possible. Please note that we never send CVs anywhere without your prior consent.

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