Financial Accountant - Reporting

Recruiter
Sanderson
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
£40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
13 Jul 2018
Sector
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Financial Accountant

Sanderson are currently engaged with a leading life and pensions business in Edinburgh seeking a Financial Reporting Accountant for a newly created position. This has come about through growth and desire to continue to provide services levels that have come to be expected of this client.



Responsibilities:
  • Support the implementation of IFRS standards and how the apply to the organisation
  • Direct involvement in the financial strategy of the business
  • Support business changes for accounting treatment across multiple sectors and present solutions
  • Influence the senior fiance team and other senior stakeholders
  • Assist in preparing technical accounting considerations for the quarterly preparation of the consolidated IFRS reporting for submission
  • Assist in preparing the technical accounting considerations for the annual statutory accounts
  • Ensure all reporting preparation is completed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Review and analyse business unit results and third party supplier's information, understanding the data and where necessary challenging, to help mitigate financial risks
  • Build and maintain relationships with suppliers and stakeholders to meet defined timescales
  • Complete workload to an auditable standard and follow Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) processes
  • Follow principals of continuous improvement, and assist in ad hoc projects and reporting
    developments as necessary




Skills:
  • A strong knowledge of IFRS accounting
  • Ideally experience working within life and pensions or a financial services organisation
  • Strong communication skills with an ability to deal with stakeholders at various levels
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines while maintaining a focus on accuracy




Qualifications:
  • Qualified accountant such as CA, ACCA or CIMA




To submit your CV please click apply or, should you wish to discuss the position, please feel to call Mark Carrigg at Sanderson Recruitment on the details provided.

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