Financial Accountant

Scotland, Glasgow
£45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Parking, Pension, 33 days holiday
03 Dec 2018
31 Dec 2018
Jonathan Crichton
Contract Type
Level of qualification

My client are looking for someone that can come in with a view to quick development, strong management accounting/project experience, and someone who is keen to develop the role. Ultimately they are looking for someone who can take on a larger role in the near future. This role will include both management accounting/ projects etc as well as a sizeable amount of statutory audit responsibility.

Client Details

My client is an award winning manufacturing brand, based on the outskirts of Glasgow towards Paisley. They offer an exceptional career path, look after their staff, and offer a generous benefits package.


The Financial Accountant based in Glasgow and will have the following responsibilities;

  • Main reference point for accounting information and controls

  • Responding to day to day accounting queries

  • Month end routines and journal submission

  • Liaison with other stakeholders during the year end external accounting process

  • Preparation of annual financial statements for multiple countries

  • Liaison with local auditors

  • Liaison with external tax advisors regarding preparation of the provisions and tax filings

  • Administration of other taxes

  • Preparation and filing of accounting returns

  • Adhoc project work including mergers and acquisitions


The successful Financial Accountant will likely have the following profile;

    • Accounting qualification (ACCA/ICAS/CIMA)

    • Ability to work independently and prioritise workload as part of a geographically dispersed team

    • Prior relevant statutory accounting experience

    • Knowledge of tax would also be an advantage.

    • Good accounting investigation and analytical skills

  • Good IT skills particularly SAP and Oracle is desirable

Job Offer

My client is willing to offer the Financial Accountant the following package;

  • £45,000 - £50,000 (DOE)

  • Discretionary Bonus

  • Parking, Private Healthcare, Pension

  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 stats

  • Fantastic opportunity to progress in a newly created role

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