Role details

Financial Accountant - Engineering Sector - Glasgow

Glasgow   •   £35,000 - £40,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Global engineering business
  • Seeking technically strong accountants looking for the next step in their career

About Our Client

Global engineering business in Glasgow

Job Description

  • Documenting and improving processes to improve efficiency and add value.
  • Drive lean initiatives in all areas of finance with aim of further improvement to robust financial controls and process improvements.
  • Maintenance of accounting data and associated records, including all necessary administration, journal entry etc.
  • Improving and co-ordinating budget and forecast information.
  • Assist with timely and accurate preparation of monthly management accounts and reports.
  • Management and reconciliation of balance sheet, highlighting any potential issues while continually improving processes and controls.
  • Compliance scorecard testing. Identification of opportunities to improve compliance score.
  • Monthly treasure procedure, including revaluing of all deals and ensuring necessary hedges are in place.
  • Assist with preparation of year end statutory accounts.
  • Improve company credit card exception reporting.
  • Provide financial support to divisional strategic initiatives (growth projects and acquisitions).

The Successful Applicant

  • Possess or working towards a professional accountancy qualification with a strong background, including extensive experience of management and financial accounting within a demanding environment. Exposure of manufacturing and distribution is an added advantage.
  • Exceptional communication skills are necessary both oral and written; proven ability to work effectively in a matrix environment.
  • Analytically minded with good business judgement and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent IT skills with sound knowledge of Microsoft Office packages including Excel.
  • Will also suit someone making their first move from Practice into Industry.

What's on Offer

Salary up to £40,000 plus benefits

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