Group Consolidation Accountant

  • Location:

    Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Declan Ross

  • Contact email:

    declan.ross@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/506748

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-01-02

  • Startdate:

    30/11/2018 15:53:58

Position: Group Consolidation Accountant
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Edinburgh

What's in it for you?

* Terrific opportunity for the right person to join a truly international/integrated savings & investments firm
* Join a team which is an integral part of the business, working collaboratively with colleagues across the company
* A fantastic opportunity for a dynamic Group Accountant to be involved in establishing the financial reporting for a new listed group
* Work for a firm built on a commitment to being innovative, while remaining centred on the needs of customers, clients & staff


Overview of Responsibilities:

* You will be part of the team that is required to produce consolidated IFRS financial statements and Group Solvency 2 reporting
* Reporting directly to the Head of Group Consolidation, this role will be crucial in establishing the consolidation process along with the production of the financial information for the Group's reporting
* Support the delivery of finance change projects that impact on the consolidation process, including user acceptance testing of any changes


Your Profile:

* ACCA/CA (or equivalent) qualified accountant
* Have working knowledge of financial reporting regulatory requirements and legislatory frameworks
* Have experience of dealing with complex transactions and associated accounting
* Have experience of the production and delivery of consolidation processes in a financial services organisation
* Have some experience of finance change programmes, including technology implementations
* Have experience of insurance accounting, including requirements of UKGAAP and IFRS
* Have the ability to manage demanding stakeholder relationships
* Have the ability to assess, react quickly and decisively to problems, taking tough decisions where needed or escalating issues as appropriate

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