Finance Manager
Rutherford Cross
February 12, 2024
Greater Glasgow, United Kingdom
Job Type
- Glasgow
Industry and Commerce
Commercial Finance
Salary Guide
Up to £60,000 + Benefits


Rutherford Cross is delighted to be exclusively partnered with a manufacturing business in Greater Glasgow to appoint a Finance Manager. Reporting directly to a high-calibre Financial Controller. This role offers broad financial reporting, management accounting and team management exposure in a well-regarded business with a strong leadership team, which is currently going through a period of change.

Ideally, we are looking to engage with qualified accountants (ACCA, CIMA, ICAS) either currently in Big 4 / mid-tier audit seeking a first move into the commercial industry or happy to consider those already in a financial reporting role in the commercial industry seeking a step-up. The business needs someone with a flexible mindset, as they go through a busy period, and it is expected that your workload/responsibilities will change from day to day.

In the medium to long term, there is the opportunity for the appointed individual to grow into a bigger role in the business as there is an element of succession planning with this hire. On offer is a salary of up to £60k+ benefits and a hybrid working model.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Finance team. Provide support, coaching, guidance and oversight as required to empower the team to deliver
  • Point of escalation for the team and for internal issues
  • Prepare monthly management accounts for the Group, including review of nominal ledgers, processing recharges, posting of accruals and prepayments, and bank reconciliations
  • Produce quarterly Group VAT return, monthly CIS returns and support of year-end tax activities
  • Support the preparation of year-end budgets and forecasting throughout the year
  • Assist with the annual audit process for the Group and preparation of statutory accounts
  • Support and develop the management reporting function to deliver further added value in reporting processes
  • Ensure compliance with relevant financial regulations and reporting standards
  • Identify process improvement opportunities to enhance financial reporting efficiency
  • Work closely with the business to deliver new processes and improvement projects

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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