Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 4 January 2017

Financial Accountant Edinburgh   40000 - 45000 per annum

Are you interested in working in the FinTech sector?

Wilkinson & Associates are working with a new player to the Edinburgh market as they seek to hire a recently qualified accountant to join their finance team.

The company has grown through acquisition and this position will play a lead role in the finance integration of the new company in the Group, then work to ensure all statutory requirements are met, lead the month end process for the newly acquired business and act as key point of contact for the offshore team.

This position is ideally pitched at candidates looking to make their first or second move post qualification and would suit those keen to develop their technical and legislative accounting knowledge.

Summary of role profile:

  • Month end duties to include, but not restricted to, working with offshore team to establish appropriate journal entries and approval of postings, ensuring the completion of postings and information delivery and variance explanations, balance sheet commentary;
  • Detailed balance sheet reviews
  • Manage the audit process for statutory accounts;
  • Work with external tax advisors to ensure compliance in corporate tax including tax returns and any necessary payments on account;
  • Ensure compliance with all transfer pricing rules and regulations;
  • Completion of US Tax packages including liaising with US Tax team and external advisors to ensure complex areas are dealt with appropriately;
  • Ensuring effective internal controls and processes operate in the company;
  • Oversee UK Sarbanes Oxley requirements
  • Prepare documents supporting the accounting treatment of unusual items
  • Monthly, quarterly and annual statutory filings for National Statistics, HMRC and others;
  • Manage accounting for other small entities around the group including France and Netherlands.

To be considered for the role you must be a qualified accountant. You should be comfortable presenting figures to senior stakeholders and having the confidence and ability to provide challenge where appropriate. It is expected you will be a proven team player, willing to go the extra mile where required and have excellent communication skills. You should be able to demonstrate a problem-solving skill set, attention to detail and sound organisational skills. The ability to multi-task is of paramount importance. Applicants must be at home in an autonomous environment.

Job Reference:   RM103417

Contact Name Ross McQuarrie
Telephone 0131 225 8030
Address Wilkinson & Associates Ltd,
50 Melville Street,
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