Financial Planning & Analysis Accountant
Rutherford Cross
November 22, 2021
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Scotland:, - Glasgow
Industry and Commerce
Financial and Statutory Accounting


Rutherford Cross is delighted to be exclusively partnered with our client in East Kilbride to help them appoint the newly created position of Financial Planning & Analysis Accountant. This position has been created due to company growth and represents a superb opportunity for a part-qualified or newly qualified accountant to step into a highly commercial role in a close-knit finance team. Salary up to 35k with a highly flexible working arrangement.

Ideally, looking for someone part-qualified or newly qualified who has experience in industry. Newly qualified accountants from practice will also be considered. The role itself is varied and incorporates month end support, working with clients and supplies on their margins and analysis and business partnering with sales/operational teams to help them understand their numbers. We are looking for someone with a positive attitude, strong stakeholder management skills and who is a real self-starter.

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparation and analysis of the month end process, including sales, margin, and overhead variances, in addition to Balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Partner with non-financial stakeholders, including Commercial and Operations departments, to provide financial input and data to assist in decision making and profit maximisation.
  • Provide external reporting and analysis to Enterprise Foods customers and suppliers.
  • Assist in monthly S&OP forecasting process, ensuring any business updates and market trends are analysed and incorporated into the forecast.
  • Ad hoc analysis where required

Essential Skills

  • Problem solving skills.
  • Effective communication, presentation and negotiation skills at all levels, including senior management.
  • Numerate, self-motivated, administrative skills, customer care.
  • Proficient knowledge of excel/powerpoint and an appreciation of IT systems.

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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