Statutory Accountant
Rutherford Cross
May 11, 2020
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Job Type
- Glasgow
Industry and Commerce
Financial and Statutory Accounting


Rutherford Cross is excited to be working in partnership with a hugely successful global business to appoint a number of recently qualified accountants. These Glasgow based positions have been created as a result of the company winning a major new contract and roles in other global locations being centralised in Glasgow. The employer is a world leader in its field and provides invaluable products and services, which are in demand more than ever during this global health crisis.

The Role

• Preparation of statutory financial statements for a number of EMEA legal entities
• Contribute and execute to the EMEA external statutory reporting timetable in line with internal and external stakeholder management • Lead the completion of a number of statutory audits reported through the COE team
• Ensure clear communication maintained with external auditors throughout the audit process
• Key member of the team transitioning statutory reporting responsibilities into the COE
• Drive the implementation of key accounting updates under IFRS/ UK GAAP and support the Global Technical Accounting team in the roll out of technical updates
• Point of contact for technical accounting issues

The Individual

• Finance experience to include a substantial background in statutory accounting, auditing and internal control
• Strong technical orientation with an understanding of both US and UK GAAP
• Undergraduate degree or equivalent with a professional accounting qualification (CA, ACCA or CIMA)
• Act as a proactive team member who and a focus on ensuring that objectives are delivered
• Demonstrates highest level of integrity, trust and strong compliance orientation
• Ability to work effectively within a wider international team
• Proficient user of MS Excel, Word and Powerpoint
• Excellent written and communication skills

On Offer:

  • Competitive salary plus bonus
  • On site subsidised gym facilities & free on-site car parking
  • Core benefits include – BUPA healthcare coverage, Life Assurance policy (4 x base salary),
  • Employee Assistance Program, Stakeholder pension scheme, 33 days annual leave plus including bank holidays
  • Flexible benefits include – dental scheme, option to upgrade or extend BUPA cover, Cycle to Work scheme, subsidized gym memberships, travel insurance, retail discount & more

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