Finance Process Improvement Accountant

Glasgow Permanent £60,000 - £65,000
  • Leading drinks brand
  • Newly created team

About Our Client

My plc client is a premium drinks company in Glasgow which manufactures, markets and distributes branded beer, cider, wine, spirits, and soft drinks across the UK and Ireland. They have a track record offering career progression and operate a hybrid/ flexible working model.

Job Description

Finance Process Improvement Accountant accountabilities;

  • Work to identify process improvements projects that enable finance and business efficiency
  • Help to identify the finance and human resources needed to implement improvements
  • Assist with the maintenance and management of the overall project list including prioritisation
  • Manage key projects using project management metholodogy to identify actions, track progress and assign owners, in conjuction with the Groups Project Management office
  • Help to develop and implemented the Finance improvement strategy
  • Support key decision makers through critical research and analysis
  • Ensure highest standards of project governance are in place
  • Ensure communication of change is rolled out to all involved parties
  • Help to prepare business cases for major change projects with significant capital investment
  • Help to prepare, maintain and manage the financial accounting and control manual
  • Support the implementation of enhanced reporting frameworks including the use of technologies
  • Conduct special projects including business plan and proforma development as required
  • Work closely with external and internal audit on assiting with the resolution of audit points that relate to process or systematic failures

The Successful Applicant

Candidate profile;

  • CA/ ACA/ ACCA/ CIMA qualified etc
  • Prior working knowledge of implementing processes
  • Strong commercial awareness, business understanding and understanding of financial processes that underpin the business
  • Prior experience in an internal audit/ risk assurance environment
  • Ability to work cross-functionally
  • Committed to adding value
  • Advanced level proficiency in MS Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Familiar with JD Edwards (desirable)
  • Project Management Qualification (desirable)

What's on Offer

My client is offering a highly competitive package, including;

  • Salary of circa £60,000 - £65,000 per annum
  • Bonus of up to 10%
  • Product Allowance
  • Share scheme matched up to £1500 per year
  • Hybrid/ Flexible working environment
  • Healthcare cover by Aviva
Contact
Jonathan Crichton
Quote job ref
JN-032022-5395202
Phone number
+44 141 331 7932

Job summary

Sector
Accounting
Subsector
Commercial & Analysis
Sector
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Location
Glasgow
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Jonathan Crichton
Consultant phone
+44 141 331 7932
Job reference
JN-032022-5395202