Financial Reporting Accountant

Recruiter
Meraki Talent
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
0-0
Posted
23 Feb 2021
Closes
03 Mar 2021
Ref
375151988
Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Meraki Talent's industry leading Financial Services client are looking for a Financial Reporting Accountant to join a growing Fund Accounting team on a 6 month FTC

This is your chance to join a successful team where hard work is recognised. Responsibilities of the Position: Review annual and interim financial statements. Preparation of workpapers and full financial statements for all funds in accordance with regulatory guidance including IMA SORP 2014 and FCA COLL and FUND sourcebooks to ensure provision of documents in line with regulatory deadlines. Review and oversight weekly and monthly client deliverables. Completion of Monthly trustee control packs and yield calculations Support Manager in embedding a culture of fund ownership providing for end to end knowledge and understanding Completion of distribution calculations for all UK funds, including technical review of calculation and streaming Year end and interim financial statements Liaise with 3rd party providers both on a day to day processing basis as well as in more formal settings such as Client Service meetings. Prepare accurate and comprehensive management information within the timescales agreed Lead by example displaying strong values and beliefs and a commitment to encouraging individuals to put the client at the front of everything that they do Demonstrate a strong understanding of the risks to clients within their operation and how these will be mitigated Background of the Position: Knowledge of the Investment Association Statement of Recommended Practice Financial Reporting and Tax for Fund Accounting knowledgeis essential Derivatives knowledge essential Experience of fund accounting for UK regulated funds essential Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Strong communication skills to engage with various stakeholders across the business Excellent organisational and administration skills Enthusiastic and positive can-do attitude Fund merger experience is essential Computer literacy including spreadsheet skills Being responsible, reliable and accountable Professional accounting qualification is desirable

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