Finance Manager (hybrid)
Rutherford Cross
February 7, 2023
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Job Type
- Glasgow
Industry and Commerce
Financial and Statutory Accounting


Rutherford Cross are delighted to be retained by Peter Vardy in order to appoint a Finance Manager to join the well-established Finance function at their head offices based in Motherwell. This is a newly created role as a direct result of recent business growth. The purpose of this role is to support the Managing Director, Finance Director and departmental teams to meet agreed business goals and ensure the smooth running of the finance department.




  • Ensure that financial controls are followed throughout the division
  • Take the lead in the development of business plans in conjunction with the Finance Director and Managing Director
  • Accurately prepare monthly accounts, forecast and trends to meet group deadlines
  • Carry out detailed VAT checks monthly
  • Complete and submit quarterly VAT returns
  • Ensure payments of salary and wages to dealership personnel is carried out timely and accurately and that all records, either by law or by company are maintained with no errors
  • Maintain relevant records to ensure year end corporation tax schedule and P11D schedule may be completed accurately and timeously
  • Ensure purchase ledger, credit control, cash and banking procedures are adhered to
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors over the final / interim audits and produce year-end financial details as required
  • Ensure finance team receive monthly coaching and development, to help identify future individual and departmental needs and carry out regular 1-2-1’s
  • Establish yourself as a key member of the management team directly supporting the Managing Director and Finance Director
  • Continuously monitor and look to make improvements to procedures and controls
  • Other Ad-hoc duties as required


The Individual:


  • Fully, part or ‘Qualified By Experience’ Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ICAS or equivalent)
  • Experience of optimising business performance in a similar, fast-paced organisation.
  • Experience of maintaining excellent stakeholder relationship
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Excellent Excel and numeration skills;
  • Ability to prioritise a busy workload
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and orally
  • Able to work on their own initiative
  • High levels of drive and personal commitment to achieving success
  • Remains calm when under pressure
  • Results-driven and respect for deadlines
  • Pro-active individual
  • Passion to learn and develop


On Offer:

  • Competitive salary of up to £50,000 p.a (dependent on experience)
  • Annual bonus
  • Company Car
  • Competitive pension (Employee contribution 3%, Employer contribution 5%)
  • 30 days annual leave plus additional days for time in service
  • Hybrid working model
  • And other generous wider benefits



For further information on the role and how to apply, please contact Gillian O’Neil at Rutherford Cross.

T: 07432482882

E: [email protected]


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