Financial Accountant

  • Category
    Accountancy - Finance Manager
  • Location
    Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh
  • External Reference
  • OrganizationType

We have a fantastic opening for an experienced Statutory Financial Accountant to join our client's organisation based in Edinburgh.

You will be responsible for the Statutory Accounts of the UK Subsidiary of a Global organisation who develop innovative products for consumer electronic devices.

Applicants should hold relevant Accounting Qualification and have gained experience in a similar role.

Core Accountabilities:

Overall responsibility for the General Ledger for the 6 entities within the perimeter including accurate and timely month-end closing.
Liaising with external consultants across territories to ensure timely completion of all pensions, tax and other statutory monthly, quarterly and annual reporting.
Completion of monthly balance sheet reconciliations and VAT reporting.
Review and Prepare SOX controls for various cycles under company internal SOX control framework.
Support the production of annual legal entity statutory accounts and acting as the main point of contact for external audit visits.
Lease and Share Option accounting and associated reporting to corporate finance.
Involvement in project work, e.g. SAP enhancements; Integration of new acquisitions; and support in accounting developments.
Preparation of tax packages and tax returns and related disclosures.

Candidate Skills and Experience:

ACA / CIMA / ACCA qualification achieved or anticipated within 12 months.
Ability to manage multiple work streams and determine work priorities to ensure deadlines are met.
The ability to build relationships with internal and external contacts based overseas.
Good working knowledge of VAT reporting requirements.
Competence in the use of ERP systems, SAP experience required.
Previous experience in production of UK statutory accounts and external audits.
Experience working for an accountancy firm a plus.
Experience in a similar role
This role involves interacting with colleagues in Europe - multi-languages skills would be desirable (not essential).

Competitive Salary and Benefits on offer.

Please apply online with up to date CV. Spring Engineering Solutions (a trading name of Roevin Management Services Limited) acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Spring Engineering Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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