Financial Accountant, Glasgow City Centre
Rutherford Cross
May 14, 2021
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Job Type
Scotland:, - Glasgow
Industry and Commerce
Financial and Statutory Accounting, Newly Qualified


We are working with a Glasgow city centre based company on an exciting opportunity for a motivated and ambitious accountant to join a growing finance team as a Financial Accountant. A very competitive salary & excellent benefits package including private health care, pension & death in service are on offer for the right candidate.

This position would ideally suit candidates keen to make their first move out of Big 4 / mid-tier external audit or those who have already moved to industry looking to work in a more dynamic environment where they can make their mark.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the generation of monthly, quarterly and annual management accounts for financial reporting.
  • Overall responsibility for the Management accounting for a number of group entities;
  • Ensure the timely completion of monthly close processes with complete and accurate recording of all close transactions;
  • Continually review processes for ongoing improvement in the workflows related to the close process, looking to improve the efficiency of the reporting process;
  • Involvement in accounting for the acquisition of new companies and assets;
  • Submission of monthly/quarterly VAT and CIS returns to relevant tax authority and coordination of payments to settle any liabilities.
  • Liaising with auditors during their interim and final audit visit;
  • Preparation of annual budgets, periodic forecasts & weekly cash flow forecasts;
  • Participating in and completing special accounting projects as assigned;

Qualifications & experience

  • Qualified chartered accountant with a detailed up-to- date knowledge of all accounting standards and FRS 102/ IFRS;
  • Strong analytical ability and natural problem solver, with a focus on accuracy and attention to detail;
  • Proven experience and ability to work to tight deadlines with a drive for results;
  • Flexible self-starter with a high level of initiative and a team player with strong communication and relationship management skills;
  • Excellent IT skills and full proficiency in Microsoft Office, in particular advanced Excel capability.
  • Candidate must be prepared to work on a significant number of different corporate entities and structures.
  • Previous property related experience whilst beneficial is by no means a requirement for this role. Experience in dealing with HMRC on VAT related matters would also be an advantage..
  • Ideally at least one year PQE.

On offer:

Salary: £38,000-£44,000

Bonus: Discretionary depending on personal and company performance

Holidays: 25 days plus 10 stats plus office closure between Christmas and New Year

Pension: Employer 6.5%, employee 1.5%

Private health care and life assurance after probationary period

Scope for significant progression as company continues to grow

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