Financial Accountant
Rutherford Cross
November 28, 2022
Perth, United Kingdom
Job Type
- Perth
Industry and Commerce
Financial and Statutory Accounting


Rutherford Cross is delighted to be working with a long-standing client who is looking to add a Financial Accountant to their existing team. This role offers a hybrid working approach where you have 1 day in the office versus 4 days at home.

This role is best suited to a qualified accountant from either industry or practice who is looking to further their career within the accounting space.

In this role you will be responsible for the following:

  • Ownership of monthly management accounts, including fully reconciled balance sheet (input required from FP&A team on P&L items and from Transaction team on control accounts)
  • Reporting key Working Capital metrics and liaising with the wider business community to drive improvements in group working capital
  • Coordinating and leading year-end audit, providing information required for statutory accounts
  • Input to group annual budgeting, mid-year, and monthly forecast process as necessary specifically owning the group balance sheet and cash flow process
  • Supporting FP&A team as and when required on-site P&L reviews/Profit Improvement plans etc
  • Input to tax advisors to prepare annual tax computations

Fully qualified accountants preferred (or at final exam stage (CA/ACCA/ICAEW), in addition to having:

  • Excellent financial accounting, controls and reporting experience, preferably gained within FMCG/beverages sector
  • Excellent cash flow management and forecasting experience
  • Experience working with multiple retailers and other sales channels will be a distinct advantage
  • Ability to engage with and influence people at all levels of the business
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Excellent analytical, interpretation and problem-solving skills
  • Natural decision-maker, able to exercise judgement and take responsibility for the consequences of actions and decisions
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Determined and resilient, with the drive to complete tasks
  • Experience in project management and/or involvement in project teams

To find out more on remuneration, and the role please contact the Rutherford Cross advisor Harry Thomson by emailing [email protected] for a confidential discussion.

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