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DATE ADDED: Mon 07/01/2019

Interim Group Accountant

Edinburgh, UK


JOB TYPE: Temporary

SALARY: £200 - £300 per day

My client, a leading technology firm in Edinburgh is seeking an experienced Group Accountant to join their team asap. My client is ideally looking for a temp to perm option.

Client Details

Industry leading Technology firm based in Edinburgh with offices globally.


  • Preparation of statutory accounts including Group consolidated Annual and Interim financial statements and liaising with external auditors
  • Preparation of monthly Group consolidated management accounts
  • Involvement in acquisitions including acquisition accounting and integration of acquired companies' finance reporting
  • Researching and applying new accounting standards across the Group
  • Identifying and implementing financial reporting and system improvements
  • Preparation of annual budgets and quarterly forecasts
  • Reporting to external stakeholders
  • Preparation of some individual company monthly accounts where necessary
  • Preparation of supplementary management information packs
  • Ad hoc projects
  • Compliance with statutory reporting and filing requirements


  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA)
  • Strong written English and financial analysis skills
  • Strong Excel skills, should include the ability to create complex formulas, macros and pivot tables
  • Capable of managing themselves and others to meet reporting deadlines
  • Previous experience working in a similar role preferred, especially consolidation and budgeting
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

Job Offer

An excellent day rate is on offer initially with the ideal candidate be willing to take up a permanent post with the organisation in Edinburgh.

Role: Interim Group Accountant
Job Type: Temporary
Location: Edinburgh, Midlothian, Midlothian

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