Vacancy posted: Thursday, 16 February 2017

Financial & Regulatory Control Assistant Manager Edinburgh   33000 - 39000 per annum

Our client is a financial services organisation based in Edinburgh city centre. A new role has arisen to support Governance oversight activity and statutory accounts production. This varied role provides the opportunity to support the Governance Framework and Assurance activities whilst also demonstrating technical accounting skills. The Governance Oversight team has responsibility for oversight and assurance activities across Finance in relation to Operational Risk, Attestation, Quality Assurance Reviews and Conduct Risk. Whilst the role resides within the Governance team the role holder will also be required to support the production of statutory accounts.

Key Accountabilities
*Monthly production of Governance Forum pack to a high standard
*Collation and co-ordination of governance related information from a wide number of stakeholders, translating these into meaningful MI / reports
*Conduct Quality Assurance Reviews on balance sheet account reconciliations, in line with SOX guidelines
*Responsible for oversight and reporting of statutory account filing progress
*Manage the finance processes to prepare Statutory accounts for a number of entities including preparation of management accounts, statutory accounts and other ad hoc requirements
*Proactively identify and support the implementation of processes in support of Finance strategy
*Develop and maintain relationships with a wide range of key stakeholders to obtain and exchange information
*Work as part of a small team ensuring that all administrative and reporting requirements are covered between colleagues

About you
*Qualified accountant CA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent
*Strong technical accounting skills
*Proven ability to pro-actively communicate and deal with the multiple Finance stakeholders gathering information and reacting efficiently to incoming requests
*Comfortable working in a change environment
*Strong attention to detail - The teams outputs are reviewed at senior level, therefore accuracy and completeness is essential
*Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. Experience of using SAP would be an advantage
*Strong organisational skills are essential, meeting strict reporting deadlines

Job Reference:   CAA103479

Closing Date:     02 March 2017

Contact Name Aisling Burke
Telephone 0131 225 8030
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