Role details

Financial Services Accountant (Finalist or Newly Qualified)

Edinburgh   •   £30,000 - £40,000   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • 6 month fixed term contract, Immediate Start
  • Edinburgh City Centre, Financial Services

About Our Client

My client is a leading financial services organisation based in Edinburgh City Centre.

Job Description

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the provision of information related to the privatisation of the organisaton to potential investors.

It will be key in supporting the response to queries from prospective investors as part of their due diligence reviews.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To build familiarity with the organisation and the Finance function the candidate will be given exposure to some of the business as usual tasks including the monthly reporting and annual statutory report preparation.
  • Quickly gain an understanding of the business to be able to draft responses to investor queries
  • Partnering with the Strategy team to provide responses to the high volume of investor queries that are expected
  • Coordination with the relevant internal teams to ensure that the responses provided are accurate and provided in a timely manner
  • Assisting with business as usual tasks as required

Travel between London and Edinburgh is required.

The Successful Applicant

  • Near or newly qualified accountant with sound technical accounting skills, especially financial reporting in IFRS
  • Financial services background is essential
  • Knowledge of a large corporate transaction eg: an IPO, listing or M&A would be advantageous
  • Background of working in a Finance team within a bank or investment management firm and having experience of either investment banking, private equity, infrastructure investing or fund management would be beneficial
  • Experience dealing with different stakeholders, both internal and external (including external auditors and stakeholder relations)
  • Ability to analyse, interpret and communicate financial information to senior audiences in
    order to facilitate management decision making.

What's on Offer

My client is looking for an Interim Accountant for a 6 month fixed term contract.

Based in Edinburgh City Centre.

£30,000 - £40,000 plus benefits.

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