Financial Accountant
Rutherford Cross
May 20, 2024
Stirling, United Kingdom
Job Type
- Stirling
Industry and Commerce
Commercial Finance
Salary Guide
Up to £55,000


Rutherford Cross is delighted to be partnered with a national engineering business in Stirling to appoint the newly created position of Financial Accountant. Reporting to the Group Finance Director, there is an element of succession planning with this appointment, as it is foreseen that in due course (circa 1-2 years) the appointed individual will progress into the Financial Reporting Manager position.

This represents an excellent opportunity to join an ambitious Scottish headquartered business that has grown significantly in recent years through a combination of M&A and organic growth, you will be joining a business with a settled leadership team and have a demonstrable track record of developing staff.

Ideally, we are looking to engage with newly/recently qualified accountants from the big 4 / top 10 firms who are seeking their first move into the commercial industry. Alternatively, we are happy to consider those already in the industry seeking a new challenge. Salary up to £55k + bonus and this role is based on-site in Stirling.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Delivering accurate financial reporting including consolidated monthly management accounts, quarterly reporting to the bank and annual financial statements within deadlines
  • Preparing key reports and analysis for the Group Finance Director and wider board as and when required
  • Circulating monthly stock ageing reports to the wholesale director and managers for review and action
  • Supporting other ad hoc reporting needs of all parts of the business on request
  • Complying with financial, tax and customs regulations including reporting and record-keeping
  • Supporting the annual audit including preparing the annual audit file, liaising with the auditors and reviewing draft financial statements
  • Collating annual budgets, forecasts and 5-year plan projections, including modelling of balance sheets and cash flows, uploading into Intact IQ and drafting related reports for the board
  • Completing quarterly VAT returns and employee tax filings including P11Ds
  • Collating R&D tax claim information to provide to advisers
  • Supporting process and providing information to tax agents preparing annual corporation tax computations and returns, and review of drafts
  • Approving bank payments and transfers including foreign exchange transactions (only as cover if those who are responsible for this are not available)

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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