Financial Accountant – VR/GM44
Rutherford Cross
November 29, 2019
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Job Type
Scotland:, - Edinburgh
Industry and Commerce
Financial and Statutory Accounting


Rutherford Cross is delighted to be partnering with a global technology business based in Edinburgh looking to appoint a Financial Accountant.

Due to the continued international growth of our organisation, an exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Financial Reporting and Operations function as a legal entity Financial Accountant. This is newly created role is primarily focused on managing the financial reporting of the 4 legal entities that the team is responsible for. Due to the continued growth of the legal entities the environment has become more complicated with increased inter-company transactions being required. As such this is a unique opportunity to come into and organisation and make real difference.

Key responsibilities would include

  • Managing the overall integrity of the financial statements for each of our legal entities:
    • Includes producing and managing balance sheet reconciliations
    • Ensuring that all intercompany transactions are completed and reconciled on a monthly basis
    • Working alongside local tax experts to ensure compliance in each of the locations we have a presence (VAT, Corporate and transfer pricing)
    • Managing foreign exchange considerations
  • Take the lead on the audit process for each of our legal entities and act as main contact for auditor
  • Submit financials on a quarterly basis for group consolidation
  • Prepare financial board meeting paper for each legal entity
  • Other ad hoc activities as required, working closely with other team members including the CFO

Individual required

  • The role is based in Edinburgh however would be part of a global finance team
  • You will need to maintain strong communication skills, will be a team player and display a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • The position would suit a recently qualified accountant (CA, ACCA, CIMA), potentially with prior experience in audit who was looking to make a move from practice to industry.

In return you will be offered a competitive salary and benefits packaging.

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