Financial Accountant

Rutherford Cross
North Lanarkshire
38000.00 - 42000.00 GBP Annual
19 Mar 2017
21 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Rutherford Cross is working in partnership with a global business based on the outskirts of Glasgow to recruit a Financial Accountant on an exclusive basis. The role will have a number of characteristics including management and statutory reporting responsibilities as well as building effective working relationships with stakeholders in various locations. It is a highly visible role working closely with the Finance Director, undertaking detailed analysis at their request. Given the exposure of the post, it is essential that an individual has a strong work ethic, taking responsibility for their duties and a willingness to support the Finance Director on key objectives. The Finance Director has a proven track record for mentoring and developing recently qualified accountants and supporting their aspirations to advance in their career. With their guidance there is an expectation that a high performing individual will be able to take on increasing levels of responsibility with a view to gaining the title of Financial Controller within 3 years. An overview of core responsibilities includes: Management Accounting Providing timely and accurate monthly management accounts, monthly accounts and full stock reconciliations Producing weekly forecasting reports and analysis Balance sheet reconciliations Commercial Analysis Prepare part profitability analysis and reporting; evaluate and provide insight/improvements into reporting Producing timely and accurate management information Financial Reporting Oversight of intercompany balances Annual statutory accounts preparation and audit pack Liaison with auditors and tax advisors Assisting with annual insurance policy Process Improvement Develop and document effective processes and controls for financial reporting; liaise with other departments to improve overall company controls Development of management accounts pack in liaison with management team and business need The position encompasses a combination of key accountancy tasks requiring a confident individual with strong technical skills and interpersonal ability to liaise with stakeholders at the most senior level. As the deputy to the Finance Director, it is important to be able to take ownership of duties. The business is open to consider candidates from industry as well as those who have trained in an accountancy practice. Candidates must have strong technical skills and will be either ACCA or CA qualified. Having passed exams at the first attempt is preferable though not essential. Remuneration Salary: Up to GBP42,000 (depending on experience) Bonus: Discretionary annual bonus up to 10% Pension: Employer contribution 3% Holidays: 25 days plus statutory holidays Life Cover: Death in Service Medical Care: Private Medical Insurance Working Hours: 8:00-4:30 Mon-Thu, 8:00-2:20 Fri