Financial Accountant - German Speaking - Edinburgh

£40,000 - £50,000 plus excellent benefits - Industry & Commerce - Accountant (Qualified)
Ref: 2136 Date Posted: Saturday 07 Oct 2017
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iMultiply are delighted to be engaged on the position of Financial Accountant based in Edinburgh paying between £40,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent company benefits package.

The Company

This innovative business is a formidable force not only in the UK but also all over the world. Over the past 24 months they have completed a few highly impressive acquisitions to increase their market share and reach presenting the perfect time to be join as they embark on a new chapter of their amazing journey. Furthermore, they have secured the services of several highly impressive senior finance professionals offering the opportunity to work alongside and under the guidance of an exceptional senior management team.

The Role

The position of Financial Accountant is a brand-new vacancy due an additional head being signed off as a result of further growth and expansion. To be considered you must possess strong technical accounting skills with the ability to engage senior stakeholders right across the globe including interaction & participation with several high value projects. The ability to speak fluent English & German is essential and a fully qualified Accountant is high desirable however finalist or qualified by experience may also be considered with excellent practical experience.

On Offer

The role of Financial Accountant will offer a salary of £40,000 - £50,000 plus a highly competitive benefits package. The offices premises are based in Edinburgh and easily accessible via public transport, furthermore parking facilitates will also be available late 2017.

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

  • Reporting to the Financial Controller and remotely interacting with the Finance Director
  • Participation in a number of high value & business critical projects
  • Business partnering with locally and international based stakeholders including non-financial individuals
  • Assisting with the production of financial statements in accordance with local and international legislation & standards
  • Assisting with monthly, quarterly and yearly closing
  • Variance analysis
  • Ensuring the integrity of the balance sheet and general ledger
  • Overseeing accruals, prepayments, journals and intercompany transactions
  • Assisting with VAT and other taxation returns
  • Liaising with internal and external auditors
  • Reviewing and developing processes, procedures and controls
  • Assisting with ERP developments
  • Liaising with key other business functions – treasury, taxation, IT, legal etc.
  • Assisting with merger and acquisition integrations
  • Adoc duties

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

  • Qualified Accountant is highly desirable however finalist or qualified by experience would also be considered with excellent practical experience
  • Fluent English and German speaking – ESSENTIAL
  • Strong technical financial accounting skills 
  • Ability to interact and engage with senior stakeholders both locally & internationally
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Please do not hesitate to contact John Gilbertson on 0131 603 7747 or johngilbertson@imultiplyresourcing.com for a private & confidential discussion.