Financial Controller (Medium Sized Business)
Rutherford Cross
August 2, 2019
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Job Type
- Glasgow
Industry and Commerce
Financial and Statutory Accounting


Rutherford Cross is excited to be working with an established logistics business, based on the outskirts of Glasgow to recruit a Financial Controller.

This position is designed to report to, and support the Finance Director in the achievement of key tasks and activities. Managing 2 direct reports, this position is responsible for the day to day running of the finance function with the scope for continuous improvement within the department and a high level of autonomy.

The business is looking for someone with good financial acumen and credibility in the way they communicate with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders, suppliers and customers.

The key duties for this role include:

  • Management of two direct reports
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Control and reconciliation of key financial accounts
  • Control and processing of duty liabilities
  • Processing monthly cheque runs in multi-currency
  • Monitoring and control of bank transactions
  • Cashflow forecasting and control
  • Preparation and submission of VAT returns
  • Processing of monthly payroll and all related returns and submissions
  • Processing and control of customer incentives
  • Assisting liaison with key third parties insurers, HMRC, pension providers
  • Preparation of annual accounts pack and supporting documentation
  • Liaising with external auditors
  • Ad hoc support for company directors

On offer:

  • A competitive salary of £40,000- £45,000 based on having the right skills, experience and cultural fit
  • The opportunity to work with one of Scotland’s leading logistics businesses
  • Office based role and working hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm with a one hour lunch break

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