Vacancy posted: Thursday, 13 October 2016

Assistant Manager Edinburgh   250 - 260 per day

2 month contract with potential to extend

Our client is a financial services organisation based in Edinburgh city centre. A role has arisen for an Accountant to support the Statutory Accounting & Legacy team. The Statutory Accounting & Legacy are responsible for the completion of statutory accounts for a number of companies in accordance to with statutory requirements. The successful applicant will be required to complete the final stage of delivery for a number of sets of finalised accounts by assigning appropriate tags prior to submission to HMRC.

To perform this role the individual must be able to understand Statutory accounts, work to set deadlines and communicate effectively at all levels across the business to ensure the timely completion of Tagging and submission deadlines. The ideal candidate would be a self-starter who is eager to learn and complete within tight deadlines.

Key Accountabilities

  • Complete the tagging of statutory accounts in line with HMRC requirements
  • Ensure appropriate governance around completion of tagged accounts prior to submission to HMRC
  • Build strong relationships with stakeholders, anticipate issues and proactively find solutions in advance of any deadlines


  • Qualified accountant with experience of statutory accounts and ideally HMRC tagging requirements
  • Ideally previous experience of working in finance or corporate environment  Preparation of entity management accounts from source data
  • Strong technical accounting skills  Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent self-work and organisational skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to forge and build relationships with key stakeholders
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict reporting deadlines
  • Attention to detail and ability to extract core information
  • Team player
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • XME knowledge would be an advantage

Job Reference:   CAA103398

Contact Name Aisling Burke
Telephone 0131 225 8030
Address Wilkinson & Associates Ltd,
50 Melville Street,
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