Group Financial Accountant
Rutherford Cross
March 28, 2022
Paisley, United Kingdom
Job Type
- Paisley
Industry and Commerce
Newly Qualified


Rutherford Cross is pleased to be partnered with an industry leading, PE backed business to help appoint a Group Financial Accountant. The company is based on the outskirts of Glasgow and operate a hybrid working model.

This is a superb opportunity to join a diverse business with excellent progression pathways. The business has grown organically & through acquisition in recent years. The Group Financial Accountant will be expected to support the integration of new businesses alongside the standard duties.

This position is suited to a recently qualified accountants seeking an opportunity to play a key role in an ambitious business. The job requires a confident individual with experience of working in a fast-paced finance function.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Management of balance sheet and profit and loss account for Group companies
  • Consolidating month-end results for the multi-entity Group within the reporting timetable
  • Assist with monthly and quarterly bank reporting requirements
  • Assist with implementation of best-practice processes and controls across the Group to ensure rigour and compliance of ongoing efficient production of financial information
  • Assist in preparing annual consolidated and around 30 subsidiary statutory accounts compliant with IFRS.
  • Assist with managing the annual Group audit process
  • Assist with various VAT and Corporation tax compliance requests
  • Assisting the FP&A team with month-end reporting requirements
  • Assisting with various ad hoc tasks for external stakeholders
  • Reconciling all intercompany relationships, investigating and ensuring errors are corrected on a timely basis

Desired attributes:

  • Problem solving mindset
  • Solid consolidation accounting experience preferred
  • Working within a complex, fast paced finance function
  • Newly qualified professional accountant (CIMA/CA/ACA)
  • Excellent team player who can develop effective working relationships with colleagues.
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills, ability to communicate confidently both internally and externally.
  • Demonstrates sufficient confidence and expertise to challenge numbers and finance processes
  • Quick learner with a flexible approach to work
  • Strong Excel skills and ability to pick up and drive process and system developments
  • Will take pride in accuracy of work and timeliness of delivery
  • Ability to work with high volumes of data and highly numerate
  • Logical approach to work

On offer:

  • Salary £40,000-£45,000
  • Excellent scope for career development
  • Bonus - 10% discretionary
  • Holidays – 26 days per year plus 4 statutory days
  • Flexible working, with at least 2 days based in office to start

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