Posted on: 21/09/2022

Salary: GBP 30000 -> 37000 per year

Job type: Permanent

Sector: Pharmaceutical and Healthcare

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A fantastic opportunity for a part qualified or nearly qualified Italian speaking accountant within global business in Edinburgh

Morgan Philips Specialist Recruitment are delighted to be bringing to market an Italian speaking Financial Accountant role on behalf of a Pharmaceutical and healthcare client of ours based in Edinburgh. This role is ideal for a Part-Qualified or Nearly Qualified Accountant who is looking to develop and progress within a global business.

The successful applicant will ideally have shared service experience and experience with large ERP systems and is able to travel to our clients Edinburgh site a minimum of once per month. Knowledge of US GAAP would also be advantageous.

Salary - £32-37,000
Hybrid working
Fluent Italian 

  • Assist and prepare accounting journals, data, reports for month end close for assigned entities ensuring accuracy and timely management of all tasks in accordance with accounting policies and local compliance (US GAAP, company policies and Country GAAP standards)
  • Balance Sheet management: Complete reconciliations ensuring quality and prompt communication
  • Income statement management: Prepare and assist the Accounting Manager with the review of the draft Income Statement to the Business Finance team in monthly meetings
  • Provide support for all internal and external audits requests: US GAAP external audit, local statutory external audits, tax authority external audits, CRL internal audits
  • Responsible for ensuring the timely preparation of VAT filings, tax returns and other compliance documents for your entities
  • Build and maintain excellent knowledge of SOX control environment and great relationships with key internal and external stakeholders and colleagues
Skills & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in Accounting (preferred) or related discipline
  • Awareness of large ERP systems
  • Fluent Italian 
  • An understanding of internal control processes, previous exposure to SoX would be advantageous
  • Demonstrates analytical skills and ability to distil and interpret data
  • Able to absorb and advocate guidelines and policies to key stakeholders
  • Demonstrates awareness of the challenges faced by the business in managing their accounts and engagements
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Occasional travel to be expected
If you are a part qualified or nearly qualified accountant looking to progress and develop your career then please apply today through our site or email your CV to Alternatively, call Alex Moore in our Edinburgh office on 07552 881661.

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Morgan Philips Group is a leading provider of recruitment, contract professionals and talent management solutions worldwide.

We are committed to ensuring that all job applicants are treated equally, without discrimination because of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.


Alex Moore

Morgan Philips
1 Lochrin Square 92 Fountainbridge
EH3 9QA Edinburgh
United Kingdom

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