Financial Analyst
Rutherford Cross
May 21, 2019
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Job Type
- Glasgow
Industry and Commerce
Newly Qualified


Rutherford Cross is delighted to be working with an exciting blue-chip business based in Glasgow city centre.  This is an excellent opportunity for a newly qualified accountant with strong analytical skills to join a company with exceptional scope for career development.


Operating in an area of considerable complexity, you will require to have a high level of commercial awareness to understand and interpret data to deliver pre-emptive, high quality analysis explaining the key performance drivers and giving reasons for fluctuations in performance. You will have the capability to prioritise workloads and deliver accurately to provide information to enable the head of the department to make appropriate operational, commercial and strategic decisions.


Duties include:

  • Manage the process of accurate, timely and robust management reporting information for  Margins (KPIs, Executive Summary, Detailed Commentaries, other ad hoc outputs)
  • Review and challenge, ensuring consistency of messaging for Reported results and highlighting areas for development, further review or challenge to the business
  • Responsible for the production of Margins input and analysis on the statutory accounts process, ensuring that published results are accurate and fully understood, and highlighting any areas for improvement
  • Responsible for the provision of accurate, timely and robust information to meet specified deadlines
  • Prepare analysis and supporting documentation for External Audit
  • Assessment of new activities and products which could impact on margins, and ensure that adequate controls, and finance procedures and processes are in place
  • Ensure IT environment continues to meet financial and regulatory requirements in the most efficient fashion

Benefits include:

  • Salary £37-£40k
  • Bonus up to 10% (typically pays out 5%)
  • 36 days annual leave (plus additional day for volunteering)
  • Stakeholder pension scheme
  • Life assurance / death in service
  • SIP scheme
  • Sharesave Scheme
  • Flexible working (can apply for permanent hours but day to day flexibility outside of core hours (37 hour week))

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