Lead Accountant
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Rutherford Cross
October 18, 2022
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Job Type
- Glasgow
Financial Services
Financial and Statutory Accounting


Rutherford Cross is working in partnership with a leading investment business based in Glasgow city centre to recruit a Lead Accountant. This is a great opportunity for a recently qualified accountant to join a business offering great scope for progression.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Key client contact and ensuring delivery of all reporting for allocated client portfolio
  • Preparation of bespoke monthly / quarterly management reporting based on client requirements
  • Preparation of annual / interim standalone and consolidated financial statements in accordance with IFRS and FRS 102 for UK and Channel Island Limited Partnerships, Unit Trusts, Limited Companies, Limited Liability Partnerships
  • Highlight potential process improvements and working with the Director of the team to implement
  • Support the team with financial analysis
  • Provide bespoke financial analysis reporting as per client requirements
  • Preparation of investor reporting
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Preparation of CIS returns
  • Responsible for compliance with current procedures to ensure SLAs and KPIs are met within agreed timeframe
  • Cashflow reporting
  • Loan covenant reporting
  • Dividend / distribution calculations
  • Requirement to attend client meetings and internal meetings.
  • Responsible for coaching, developing and generally managing junior team members

Candidate Requirements:

  • A professional accounting qualification (e.g. CA, ACCA or CIMA) is preferred or working towards qualification
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Focussed on delivering solutions within agreed timeframes
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good time management and prioritisation skills
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Positive attitude/outlook and flexible approach to work
  • Ability to remain calm and in control when working under pressure
  • Should have experience of preparing financial statements and accounting for transactions in accordance with IFRS and FRS 102
  • Working knowledge of Channel Island entities would be advantageous
  • Experience of working in a business culture that promotes adherence to procedures and controls
  • Experience in providing bespoke reports to clients based on accounting information
  • Excellent Computer Skills – Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, MS Project and PowerPoint)

On Offer:

  • Salary up to £40,000
  • Hybrid working
  • 36 Days Holiday in total
  • Company pension
  • Bonus up to 10%
  • Excellent maternity and paternity policy

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