Our client is looking for a Financial Reporting Associate Accountant for a permanent position, located in Aberdeen.
The Financial Reporting team are responsible for the financial accounting of legal entities within the group. This will involve working closely with the regional finance teams to gain understanding about the entities, their operations and transactions, compliance reporting requirements and completing financial reporting requirements for the entities. The role may lead to further opportunities in the company for the right candidate.
It will be exciting, busy, varied and challenging so a ‘hands-on, sleeves-up’ approach is an absolute must. You will work closely with the whole FRC team to deliver a trusted, reliable, and high-quality finance function.
Preparation of statutory financial statements and quarterly management accounts for less complex entities and assistance with preparation for larger entities
Liaise and supply external auditors information regarding year end group accounts and statutory financial statements
Apply and uphold group accounting policies. A basic understanding of International Accounting Standards, applicable local accounting standards, local legislation, reporting disclosures would be an advantage
Preparation of reconciliations and analysis with relevant and appropriate back up and critical analysis of the balances
Compliance with monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting requirements and ensuring financial controls objectives are met within deadlines set
Working closely to develop the relationship with regional Finance teams including Finance Directors to provide value adding service to the regional reporting
Identify areas of process improvements
Collaborating closely with relevant departments to ensure timely resolution of issues
The role will require you to be confident working on your own and as part of a team.
Finance or Accounting degree is required
Experience in a similar role or placement experience in a finance role would be an advantage
Microsoft Office skills are essential, particularly in Microsoft Excel
Curiosity to understand processes to be able to identify and resolve problems is essential
Focus on performance, first time right attitude, with good self-review skills (deliver quality products & services)
Positive focus on customers and strives to improve, learn, and utilise feedback
Time management skills are essential - ability to independently, plan and prioritise workloads to meet tight deadlines
Positive attitude and initiative, challenging the status quo with new ideas and improvements