Financial Reporting Assistant Manager

  • up to £50,000 D.O.E
  • Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Meraki Talent
  • 01 Mar 19

Meraki Talent’s multinational financial services client is seeking a Financial Reporting Assistant Manager to be based within their operation in Glasgow to join an expanding Fund Accounting team. This is a key role as you’ll be responsible for the statutory financial reporting service delivery as well as driving continuous improvements within the financial reporting proces

Responsibilities of the Position

  • Preparation of financial statements and team processes
  • Ensuring that client deliverables are met to agreed service level agreements.
  • Oversight and review of retail funds reports and accounts.
  • Ensure communication with the client, both internal and external, is effective.
  • Management point of contact for clients, auditors, trustee’s and custodians
  • Keep up to date on accounting standard and regulatory change and manage offshore training as required.
  • Develop strong, pro-active relationships with all internal and external customers.
  • Working closely with other relevant operational peers to ensure that process risks are minimised.
  • Staff management, including coaching and succession planning
  • Look for opportunities for efficiencies and drive new developments and enhancements forward for the team.
  • Deputise for Senior Manager at internal and external meetings


Background of the Position:

  • Financial Services experience essential
  • In depth knowledge of funds and accounting
  • Proven experience of resolving accounting issues relating to complex investment products
  • In depth knowledge of investor level accounting including the adoption of different structures
  • Strong communication skills to engage with various stakeholders across the business
  • Proven management experience
  • In-depth understanding and experience of relevant regulatory standards sand industry best practices
  • Strong leadership skills, the ability and desire to inspire and coach your team to ensure they are driven and working as one