Newly Qualified Accountant - Edinburgh

£35,000 - £40,000 - Industry & Commerce - Accountant (Qualified)
Ref: 2978 Date Posted: Tuesday 10 Sep 2019
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iMultiply Resourcing are delighted to be engaged on an exciting opportunity for a Newly Qualified Accountant with a growing investment company based in Edinburgh city centre.

The Company: 

A thriving and highly entrepreneurial Investment company that is renowned for exceeding industry standards hence their rapid growth. This owner managed business has grown extremely rapidly over the past three years experiencing 45% growth year on year with no signs of slowing down. Furthermore, this business has secured and built an exceptionally talented team which they are once again looking to expand.

The Role:

The Newly Qualified Accountant position requires a highly motivated qualified accountant who can take the lead on a number of high-profile clients and deliver an excellent level of service. They should be comfortable using their initiative when required and enjoy the challenge of new learning experiences. The successful candidate would be working within the finance team, reporting directly to the Finance Director. They will be responsible, both personally and as part of the wider team, to liaise directly with clients to deliver a bespoke service to each client.

On Offer:

The Newly Qualified Accountant role will offer a salary of £35,000 - £40,000 plus a competitive benefits package. The company’s offices are based in Edinburgh city centre and easily accessible via public transport.

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

  • Preparation of quarterly management accounts and forecasting for clients, discussing with them directly as required.
  • Liaising with fund managers in relation to investor capital calls and drawdowns, actioning if and when required - including forex transactions.
  • Ensuring that all accounting and performance reports are both accurate and timely.
  • Preparing fund drawdown, equalisation and distributions calculations. Communicating directly with investors regarding these calculations and also their tax returns and annual accounts as required.
  • Preparation of Statutory Trust, Small Company, Limited Liability Partnership and Limited Partnership accounts ensuring all the disclosures are correct. Liaising with auditors and tax advisers during preparation and arranging timely filing. 
  • Preparation and submission of VAT returns and compliance with relevant regulations and deadlines. 
  • Review of monthly bank reconciliations, client invoices, expense reports and payment authorisation prepared by the Accounting Clerk. 
  • Provide appropriate challenge to clients and auditors to ensure good governance and best practices for each fund.
  • Ensuring that procedures, practices and systems are operated, maintained and developed to properly control the client side of the business and ensure all systems are adequately documented. 

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

  • Recently Qualified or soon to be qualified accountant having trained in practice with exposure to financial services industry.
  • Enthusiasm to learn and confidence to deal with all levels of seniority.
  • Experience in fund accounting, statutory accounts for limited companies and partnerships.
  • Experience in preparation of management accounts including dealing with third parties to ensure the financial information contained within the accounts is complete.
  • Experience in property fund or private equity accounting would be especially relevant. Experience in Excel, Word and Sage Line 50.

Please do not hesitate to contact Andrew Robinson on 0131 603 7747 or andrewrobinson@imultiplyresourcing.com for a private & confidential discussion.