Posted on: 20/01/2023

Salary: GBP 40000 -> 45000 per year

Job type: Permanent

Sector: Legal and Professional Services

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Morgan Philips Recruitment are delighted to be supporting a global legal firm in their search for an International Accountant based in their Edinburgh office. The role will support global accounting, so experience of this will be key for the right candidate. 

You will work with local teams in order to ensure that accounting for the whole entity is suitable. You will also be responsible for all regulatory filings in local offices. 

Hybrid working
Salary up to £45k 

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Assisting local offices with preparation of year end accounts and working papers for audits
  • Management of year end audits / preparation of financial statements for international offices 
  • Provide accounting support to overseas offices
  • Complete month end close process of several overseas local offices
  • Reconcile  International to local accounts
  • monthly / quarterly / annual financial statements
  • Identify differences and understand why they arise
  • Manage bottom half of balance sheet
  • Monthly review of balance sheets / P&L. Identify unusual / incorrect balances and help to correct where necessary.
  • Review month end postings checklist to ensure completion by every office.
  • Manage and action running list of accounting issues in each entity in conjunction with local finance teams.
  • worked as part of an international financial accounting team
  • A professional accountancy qualification (CA, ACA, ACCA)
  • Strong technical accounting skills with knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP
  • Proficient in MS Office applications (minimum of Excel and Word)
If this sounds like you then please apply through our site today or email your CV to Alternatively, call Alex Moore in our Edinburgh office on 07552 881661. 

Please note you will receive an automated response advising you that we have received your CV.

Morgan Philips Group is a global talent solutions business that disrupts conventional thinking in executive search, recruitment and talent consulting. We operate in over 18 markets in Europe, North & South America, Asia, and the Middle East & Africa. We understand that the future is digital and social, so we embrace the latest technology, including video ads and CVs, as well as social recruiting. Our innovative services are tailored to the new world of work yet we do not lose sight of the fact that employees be they existing and potential are ultimately human beings.

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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