Group Project Accountant, Glasgow
Rutherford Cross
March 15, 2023
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Job Type
- Glasgow
Industry and Commerce
Financial and Statutory Accounting


Job Title: Group Project Accountant

Reports to: Financial Controller

Salary: Competitive

Location: Glasgow

Rutherford Cross has been exclusively engaged by one of Europe’s largest, privately owned retail businesses in order to recruit a Group Project Accountant. The role will be part of the Group Finance Department and the post-holder will partner with stakeholders across the business with the primary role of managing the Group’s fixed assets. The post-holder will play a central role in shaping the way the business accounts for and manages fixed assets going forward, with a centralisation project to manage and streamline processes.

This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified accountant or an accountant with experience in managing fixed-asset processes to process their career within an exciting and fast-paced business.


  • Manage the accounting of the Group’s large asset portfolio
  • Manage the Fixed Asset Registers & controls
  • Work closely with Group Estates and other stakeholders on new builds and large-scale projects
  • Responsible for accounting for demo vehicles at Head Office (within fixed assets)
  • Liaise with other departments on the ongoing asset maintenance programme
  • Longer term centralisation project to manage accounting of land and buildings from Head Office
  • Prepare asset disclosures for Annual Report and other required external reporting
  • Review repair and maintenance for tax purposes
  • Prepare property insurance confirmation
  • Support projects around sustainability and EV charging infrastructures
  • Manage the Group’s Rates processes (annual charges / revaluations / appeals)
  • Provide reports and management information
  • Help the development of Graduate Accountants who assist with projects and fixed assets

The Individual:

  • Qualified Accountant or an accountant with experience in managing fixed asset processes
  • Ambitious and dynamic with a track record of proactively challenging the status quo and driving change
  • Ability to adapt to a high-paced working environment, prioritise and be flexible
  • Advanced Excel skills, building macros
  • Prior exposure to Fixed Asset accounting
  • Strong commercial understanding
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Influencing skills
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and timelines
  • Ability to work on own

On Offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company car scheme
  • 33 days annual leave
  • Company pension
  • Private medical care
  • Life Assurance
  • Paid for professional membership
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • & other wider benefits

For more information on the role and details on how to apply please get in touch with our retained advisor, Gillian O’Neil.

E: [email protected]

T: 07432482882

Linkedin: Gillian O'Neil

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