Financial Accountant
Rutherford Cross
August 16, 2021
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Job Type
Scotland:, - Glasgow
Industry and Commerce
Financial and Statutory Accounting, Newly Qualified


Rutherford Cross is excited to be working with a fast-paced, acquisitive business based in Glasgow to appoint a Financial Accountant.  This listed company has enjoyed excellent financial results in recent times and the role of Financial Accountant represents an excellent career opportunity for a qualified accountant.

The Financial Accountant will be core to the Group Finance team in ensuring that the Group’s statutory and market regulations are met. The post-holder will report directly to the Head of Group Finance, additionally working alongside the Chief Financial Officer on specific projects.

The company provides a flexible work environment for all, with a benefits package which promotes wellbeing and work / life balance, including family friendly policies.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Responsibility for the preparation of both Group year end and half year financial statements and subsidiary financial statements
  • Key contact during the audit process
  • Responsibility for preparation of month end management accounts for subsidiary companies
  • Work with the Company Secretary on regulatory matters as required • Responsibility for national statistics reporting
  • Support technical accounting developments as and when they arise and on-going technical accounting including IFRS 16 ‘Leases’ and IFRS 2 ‘Share-based payments’
  • Management of all Companies House filing requirements for the Group • Assisting with monthly consolidation process
  • Point of contact for internal insurance queries and assisting with annual renewal process
  • Work with the wider Finance team on ongoing Group corporate simplification process
  • Working within wider team to ensure effective M&A integration as necessary


To be successful, you’ll need to bring:

  • Experience as a qualified accountant, ICAS, ACCA or CIMA
  • Strong technical skills and experience of preparing financial statements
  • Confidence in communication, both verbal and written
  • Experience as a team player, used to working in a fast paced environment
  • Analytical skills with a strong attention to detail • Willingness to take ownership of specific projects
  • Ability to produce high quality work while working to tight reporting deadlines
  • Awareness of ongoing IFRS technical updates

On offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent work/life balance and flexibility
  • Great career prospects

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