Portfolio Accountant

  • £50000 - £55000 per annum
  • Glasgow
  • Posted: 21/03/2024
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 387148381

Job Details

 “In the balance of life, accounting is the equilibrium that keeps everything in check.”  Olivia Martinez
We have an exciting opportunity available in Glasgow for a Portfolio Accountant to join our client's team on a permanent basis, starting as soon as possible. This presents an excellent chance for a recently qualified accountant (or finalist candidate) to join a renowned industry leader.
The successful candidate will assume complete responsibility for the financial responsibilities pertaining to a portion of the portfolio of 100+ companies. Emphasis will be placed on enhancing the commercial efficiency of the assets within the team, necessitating a robust commercial outlook and eagerness to innovate and implement new strategies and procedures.

Responsibilities of the Portfolio Accountant will include, but will not be limited to:
Portfolio Financials:

  • Handle financial and lender reporting
  • Liaise with auditors
  • Manage key balance sheet items and month-end processes
  • Consolidate year-end reporting
  • Coordinate with tax advisers
  • Generate annual budgets for SPVs
Business Partnering:
  • Provide monthly and ad-hoc reports
  • Analyse portfolio companies and communicate performance KPIs
  • Understand asset performance and its impact on valuations
  • Coordinate with technical teams for commentary on portfolio performance
  • Understand financial models including valuation models and debt reporting models
  • Update financial models
  • Extract data from inherited financial models
The successful Portfolio Accountant will require the following skills and experience:
  • Newly qualified accountant or finalist (ACA/ACCA)
  • Eager and self-motivated team player capable of independently planning and executing tasks
  • Solution-oriented individual with a proactive mindset
  • Adaptable and adept at meeting tight deadlines
  • Resilient, enthusiastic, and diligent with excellent communication abilities
  • Demonstrates high personal credibility, transparency, professionalism, and ethical conduct
  • Quick learner with the ability to efficiently utilise new software to enhance reporting, processes, and team productivity
  • Proficient in Excel with a preference for Power BI experience
  • Previous exposure to lender and debt reporting is advantageous
  • Hybrid working (2-3 days in the office)
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • 10-20% bonus
  • Sociable team

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore, if we have not responded to your application within five days, please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.
You are required to be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction.
If you’re passionate about this position or are keen to hear more, please click on “apply” as soon as possible.

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