Group Financial Reporting Accountant, Lanarkshire
Rutherford Cross
March 23, 2023
Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
Job Type
- Glasgow
Industry and Commerce
Financial and Statutory Accounting, Newly Qualified


Rutherford Cross is pleased to be working in partnership with a global drinks business in Greater Glasgow to appoint a Group Financial Reporting Accountant. Reporting to the Group Financial Reporting leader, the primary purpose of this role is to support the provision of accurate, complete, and timely statutory financial reporting information.

This role represents a superb opportunity for a qualified accountant with solid technical skills to join a household-name drinks business in a role that offers broad and varied exposure and significant opportunity to develop your career with further progression in this team or other teams within the business.

On offer is a great package including bonuses, a hybrid and flexible working pattern, and a market-renowned working culture. Ideally, we are looking to engage with newly/recently qualified accountants seeking a first move into the commerce industry from practice or alternatively happy to consider those already qualified in the industry seeking a role in a highly attractive sector.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the delivery of the statutory financial reporting process through planning, compliance, accuracy and completeness of the group and subsidiary statutory accounts in line with legal requirements and in-house timeframes, including reporting to the Audit Committee
  • Assist with the delivery of the group consolidation for the year-end statutory financial reporting process ensuring compliance, completeness and accuracy of all information. Work with the Group Tax team to prepare the necessary disclosures for the Group and individual subsidiary statutory accounts
  • Lead the day-to-day management of the statutory reporting process within the Group, ensuring appropriate guidance is issued to local finance teams and the relevant central finance functions are engaged in the process and aware of key deadlines
  • Build relationships with external auditors to ensure all audit requirements are delivered in line with the statutory reporting timetable
  • Develop a level of technical awareness and expertise in all areas of statutory reporting to enable the support and delivery of financial reporting and related team and function initiatives, including leading the training of local finance teams and new joiners

For an initial confidential discussion regarding this market-leading opportunity, please contact Harry Young at Rutherford Cross at 07494 280 500 / [email protected]

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