Financial Accountant - Edinburgh

£40,000 - £50,000 plus car allowance & bonus - Industry & Commerce - Accountant (Qualified)
Ref: 3066 Date Posted: Friday 13 Sep 2019
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iMultiply are engaged on a permanent Financial Accountant role for a large corporate business based in Edinburgh paying £40,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent benefits package including car allowance and bonus.

The Company

This business has experienced substantial expansion as a result of organic growth, restructuring and M&A activity over the past five years. Its renowned for creating a fast paced and interactive environment where finance professionals will receive excellent exposure & visibility of the entire business whilst developing and progressing their careers. Furthermore, the company has a highly talented leadership team within finance that are passionate about mentoring and nurturing future Finance Directors and CFO’s.

The Role

The position of Financial Accountant is a newly developed role as a result of the continued growth, expansion and restructuring. The role will report to and deputise for the Head of department whilst also having a dotted line to the Finance Director. The position of Financial Accountant will sit within the corporate accounting function but work very closely with FP&A, transactional finance, projects, taxation and also audit, risk & compliance.

This opportunity will ideally suit a qualified CA looking to make their first move into industry from the Big Four or a Top Tier Firm.

On Offer

The position of Financial Accountant will offer a salary of £40,000 - £50,000 plus a car allowance, bonus and other company perks including a highly competitive pension.

You will be involved in but not restricted to the following duties:

  • Reporting to and deputising for the Head of Corporate Accounting
  • Preparation and presentation of monthly reporting packs including liaising with audit, risk, compliance and taxation
  • Preparation of statutory accounts under IFRS
  • Assisting with year-end audit including liaising with external auditors
  • Consolidation of accounts for multiple entities
  • Overseeing group intercompany transactions
  • Reviewing and ensuring the integrity of the balance sheet
  • Business partnering with treasury and taxation departments to improve cash flow and optimise reserves
  • Reviewing and improving processes, procedures & controls
  • Assisting with M&A activities including the integration of new entities into the group
  • Adhoc duties

To be considered for this opportunity, you must have the following experience:

  • Qualified Accountant – ICAS, ICAEW or ACCA (ESSENTIAL)
  • IFRS experience would be highly advantageous
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to liaise, communicate and influence senior stakeholders

Please do not hesitate to contact John Gilbertson on 0131 5603 7747 or for a private & confidential discussion.