Financial Accountant - Finalist

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Hutcheon Mearns is delighted to be engaged by a well-known professional services firm on the role of Financial Accountant - Finalist. The role is based in Edinburgh and is offering a salary of up to £40,000 + bonus and study support.

Company profile

Our client has experienced significant growth to their business in recent years. This remarkable achievement is a direct result of the success of the business, attributable to their commitment to delivering a first-class service to their clients and the adeptness at attracting and retaining top-tier talent in the market. With their ambitious goals, they are currently seeking a part qualified accountant who is eager to be a pivotal part of their on-going success. 

This role provides a first class opportunity for professional & personal growth and advancement within their thriving business. We are looking for individuals who are not only seeking a position but are also eager to make a substantial impact and add value to our esteemed clients.

Role profile

The role of Financial Accountant will report into a Finance Manager. The successful individual will assist with the month, quarterly and annual financial reporting for several clients. You will be involved in but not limited to the following duties:

  • Assist with the production of quarterly management packs
  • Assist with the preparation of statutory accounts 
  • Preparation of monthly bank reconciliations
  • Preparation and submission of indirect tax returns
  • Calculating fund drawdown, equalisation and distributions, and partnering with the investors on all matters
  • Partnering with clients to drive improvements, challenging where necessary

Person specification

The business is keen to speak to individuals with the following profile:

  • Working towards a chartered accountancy qualification (ICAS, ACCA, CIMA etc.)
  • Experience of using accounting software (Sage, Xero, Quickbooks etc.)
  • Knowledge or experience of the financial service industry (desirable not essential)
  • Strong communicator and able to challenge stakeholders at a senior level

On Offer

The role of Financial Accountant is offering the following package:

  • Salary up to £40,000
  • Performance bonus – typical 10-15% of salary
  • Private medical healthcare
  • Holiday allowance – 36 days annually
  • Other benefits (details available on request)

The office is located in Edinburgh City Centre and is easily available via public transport.

Next steps

Should you wish to find out more information about this exciting opportunity, please apply or reach out to us via the Hutcheon Mearns website.