Loch Lomond Group, Financial Accountant / Business Partner
Rutherford Cross
February 8, 2023
Catrine, United Kingdom
Job Type
- Ayr
Industry and Commerce
Financial and Statutory Accounting


Rutherford Cross is delighted to be retained by Loch Lomond Group in order to appoint a Financial Accountant / Business Partner. The post holder will report to the Group Finance Manager. This is a unique opportunity for someone to develop their finance career in a thriving and exciting industry. This position will suit someone who is a great team player, enthusiastic and keen to progress with the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with the finance manager to produce monthly financial reporting & management accounts for the group, assuming responsibility for assigned cost centres including preparation of monthly management accounts, budgeting and supporting budget holders with forecasting
  • Provide in depth analysis of trends in production, stock and other operational variances, and provide solutions to minimize cost or maximise efficiencies where possible
  • Support the production/supply chain management team by providing financial analysis to enable informed decision making on anything involving costs or efficiency
  • Aid in the development of systems, controls and processes, ensuring a robust environment as the business continues to grow
  • Develop technical awareness and expertise in all areas of financial control (including stock and credit control) to enable the support and delivery of financial reporting, including leading the training of non-finance teams and new joiners
  • Support the development and on-going maintenance of the Group Finance Controls, ensuring documentation remains up to date and reflects the changing business needs and regulatory environment
  • Support the Finance Manager in systems development and projects as required
  • Assist with year-end and month-end processes as required
  • Ad-hoc project work as and when required

The Individual:

  • Fully, Part-Qualified or ‘Qualified By Experience’ accountant
  • Strong operational foundation in accounting
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage deadlines and prioritise effectively
  • Energy, drive, tenacity, professionalism and commitment
  • Strong IT skills and excellent MS Excel skills are essential
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

On Offer:

  • Competitive salary of up to £45,000 p.a
  • Up to 15% annual bonus
  • Pension with 5% EE & ER contribution
  • 25 Days Annual Leave with the ability to buy/ sell leave 5 days, plus 9 Statutory Holidays
  • There is scope for the right candidate to be given study support toward professional finance or HR / Payroll qualification
  • Flex Friday – finish at 2pm on a Friday (subject to a rota)
  • Westfield Health Cashback plan – money back on a range of healthcare treatments plus online GP and doctor second opinion service
  • Access to discounts at several large retailers, restaurants and online hotel booking sites
  • Discounted Gym Memberships
  • Confidential counselling line for mental health issues
  • Access to advice on legal issues via confidential support line
  • Subsidised Flu jabs

For more information please contact Gillian O’Neil at Rutherford Cross.
E: [email protected]

T: 07432482882

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