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Investment Analyst

£200 - £300 per day

Our client is a well regarded firm and are looking for an Invesmtent Operations Analyst.

They are looking in particular for an Analyst to join Investments on a 6 month basis. Working within Investment Operations this particular role will be part of the regulatory reporting team.

The ideal candidate would have a background in reporting would be advantageous as well as some experience of testing.

Key Responsibilities:

Some of the tasks performed and areas of responsibility for the role includes:
  • Testing and reviewing of reporting standards and processes
  • Prepare and review financial statements.
  • Prepare, review and oversight weekly and monthly client deliverables.
  • Own and run whole reporting cycles as planned, working with team for successful delivery.
  • Involvement in key automation project and continuous process improvements.
  • Develop strong, pro-active working relationships with all internal and external customers.
  • Management of various product and client documentation processes.
  • Team player and leadership skills
  • Strong commitment and drive
  • Experience with Regulatory Reporting
  • Ability to take a corporate perspective
  • Experience with testing
  • Organization, attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Excellent written & oral communication skills in English
  • Investment Expereince in the back or middle office
McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.

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Finance Analyst

Livingston – West Lothian

Job Purpose/Key Responsibilities

Working in one of Europe’s Leading entertainment companies.

  • Deep dive general ledger and reporting processes to ensure fit for purpose identifying and implementing continuous improvement ideas
  • Ad-hoc reporting & analysis/ projects supporting commercial finance/ business / ART requirements
  • Key stakeholder management including commercial finance, group finance, AR, technology, internal and external auditors

Candidate Specification

  • Qualified accountant(CA / CIMA / ACCA) essential
  • Excellent excel skills essential
  • General Ledger experience essential

· SAP system knowledge desirable

  • German and Italian language skills desirable

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Reporting Accountant – Financial Services – Edinburgh – Contract – 6 Months – Up to £350 per day – ASAP Start

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Start: ASAP
Location: Edinburgh
Duration: 6 months

My highly regarded Financial Services client in Edinburgh urgently requires a Reporting Accountant to join their existing Finance team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare IFRS group submissions for specified subsidiary companies, ensuring compliance with Group requirements.
  • Prepare annual statutory accounts for a range of subsidiary entities.
  • Develop an understanding of the detailed accounting for the transactions recorded in the ledgers.
  • Ensure all accounting data is prepared and reported in accordance with relevant reporting standards and business reporting requirements.
  • Provide input into the development of financial reporting processes to ensure the production of the required financial reports in as efficient a manner as possible.
  • Undertake project work to support the development of robust and effective financial reporting and investment accounting data.
  • Investigation and resolution of queries from the wider finance team
  • Provide ad hoc support for the wider finance team processes (e.g. ledger close)
  • Maintain a sound knowledge of IFRS accounting standards, regulatory reporting standards and industry practice in order to ensure compliance with legislative requirements.
  • Apply theoretical accounting principles to complex practical situations.
  • Support the work of the team analysis through review and technical advice
  • Represent the Reporting Team at both departmental and inter-departmental meetings

Key skills

  • Good knowledge and experience of working in a financial reporting environment
  • Strong analytical skills & attention to detail
  • Good communicator with the ability to build excellent working relationships
  • Strong track record of academic and career achievement
  • Good Excel and report writing skills
  • Recognised accountancy qualification
  • Excellent behaviours and values
  • Self Motivation
  • Embrace change

If this role is of interest then please submit an up to date CV and I will be in touch to discuss further.

Kind Regards,

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.