Finance Analyst
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Rutherford Cross
November 18, 2021
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Job Type
Scotland:, - Glasgow
Industry and Commerce
Financial and Statutory Accounting


Rutherford Cross is delighted to be again partnered with one of our key clients to help them appoint a Finance Analyst. They operate within the FMCG sector and are one of the foremost names within their industry in Scotland. This is a highly varied role within a dynamic company that currently operate its finance team fully remotely with no plans to go back into the office long term.

For this position we are looking for a driven Financial Analyst who can interpret data and add value across the function. The role itself encompasses elements of weekly/monthly/yearly reporting, budgeting & forecasting with treasury work as well – mainly focused on cash flow. On offer is a salary of up to 35k + bonus and further package.

For this position we need someone who knows their way around the balance sheet, someone who has strong experience with accruals, prepayments & bank recs. If you are a transactional specialist seeking a step up or a part-qualified accountant seeking a more varied role with broad exposure, this could be an ideal opportunity to further your career.

Key Responsibilities


  • Responsible for ensuring the business has sufficient cash for day-to-day cash management Overseeing all lending and banking facilities
  • Prepare debtor funding schedules for our asset-based lending facility with the bank and ensure all entries are accurate and submitted on a regular basis
  • Reconcile all bank accounts monthly
  • Work with the wider finance team to understand balance sheet movements so any significant items can be identified and treated accordingly within the daily cash flow
  • Oversight and approval of company payments

Budget & Forecasts

  • Balance Sheet budgets and reforecasts are delivered accurately and by the required deadline
  • Daily cashflow forecast is updated monthly using latest business assumptions
  • Support wider finance team to understand variances to budgets and forecasts
  • Proactively seek to maintain and improve the budget and reforecast process, ensuring the processes are fully documented, frequently reviewed and updated and communicated as appropriate

Weekly / Monthly / Annual Reporting

  • Produce weekly report for cash, ensuring that this is continuously updated
  • Update daily cashflow forecast monthly
  • Produce month end ABL facility report and perform detailed analytical review against the latest forecast explaining key variances
  • Produce month end consolidated cashflow and key metrics and carry out trend analysis to ensure that any future impacts on cash are understood
  • Prepare and process month end journals

For an initial confidential discussion regarding this opportunity please contact Harry Young at Rutherford Cross on 07494 280 500 / [email protected]

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