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Corporate Accountant

Employer
Wilkinson & Associates
Location
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Nov 25, 2022

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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W&A is working with a real estate investment management firm based in Edinburgh to help source a Corporate Accountant.

The role is akin to a Manager grade and therefore is responsible for the production of the corporate reporting across the corporate entities and will contribute to the maintenance and development of the control environment with the aim to deliver highly automated historical and forecast reporting of financial performance. The jobholder will also deputise for the Head of Finance when required.

This is an excellent opportunity to work within a growing firm and gain close interaction with the individual businesses and external service providers.

Key

Responsibilities:


  • Production of monthly management accounts for review
  • Preparation and collation of inputs to relevant Group reporting as well as relevant KPI's
  • Supporting the budgeting and reforecasting processes
  • Help develop and mature corporate financial processes and support business growth across the corporate group
  • Fielding and responding to ad hoc queries from stakeholders including parent entities
  • Preparation of ad hoc analysis for management and shareholders to allow commercial insight into the corporate businesses
  • First point of contact in audits across the corporate group, and responsible for the preparation of individual financial statements and consolidated financial statements where necessary
  • Co-ordinate the tax compliance obligations of the group with corporate service providers
  • Management and coaching of an Accounts Assistant
  • Developing and maintaining a robust corporate control environment
  • Overseeing bank reconciliation close by month end and control account reconciliations
  • Liaising with client reporting teams to generate invoices and ensure timely collection of cash


Experience / Skills Needed:

  • Qualified accountant with post qualified experience
  • Proven experience in a similar role.
  • Preferably having experience across both financial planning & analysis and statutory financial reporting
  • A high attention to detail and an analytical ability to investigate and provide insights and resolve discrepancies
  • Excellent team player with clear and concise communication
  • Strong technical accounting competence covering IFRS and UK GAAP
  • Experience of creating and generating automated reports from underlying systems
  • Ability to deliver under tight timescales in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Highly competent user of Excel, PowerPoint and Word


Desirable:

  • Background in financial services preferably working in an investment management firm
  • Experience with NetSuite
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