Financial Accountant

Glasgow Permanent £40,000 - £43,000
  • Flexible working pattern
  • Broad range of experience

About Our Client

Our client is a sub £50m turnover manufacturing business based on the outskirts of Glasgow, offering a hybrid working model.

Job Description

The Financial Accountant will have a broad mix of responsibilities, including;

  • Provide timely and accurate monthly management accounts and balance sheet reconciliations, including full stock reconciliations including stock/inventory reporting and analysis, in line with accounting principles
  • Monthly reconciliation of ERP and Hyperion for group reporting purposes, analyse where issues arise and provide variance reporting
  • Review daily cashflow forecasts and prepare rolling 13 week cashflow forecasts in line with Head Office requirements
  • Continuous improvement of current working practices to deliver financial and operational efficiencies
  • Prepare and submit electronic VAT returns and related compliance submissions for HMRC
  • Oversight of intercompany balances
  • Receive, review and prepare additional financial information for Head Office in the US
  • Keep up with financial policies, regulation and legislation
  • Assistance with
  • Forecasting
  • Overseas entity accounting
  • Annual statutory accounts preparation and audit pack
  • Liaison with auditors and tax advisors
  • Annual insurance renewals
  • Annual budgets
  • Ad-hoc project work
  • Deputise for the Financial Controller when required

The Successful Applicant

The Financial Accountant will likely have the following profile;


  • Qualified accountant (ICAS, ACCA or CIMA)


  • Audit experience
  • Tax knowledge
  • ERP experience - desirable


  • Strong knowledge of IFRS
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills particularly Excel
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Previous transferrable experience using strong analytical skills to change outcomes
  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial and accounting concepts, techniques, and regulatory requirements in a job-costing environment
  • Able to demonstrate experience of influencing a variety of peers and stakeholders


  • Drive for Results
  • Ethics & Values
  • Time Management and ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Organisation
  • Functional/Technical Skills

What's on Offer

Our client is offering the Financial Accountant a competitive benefits package, including salary of £40,000 - £42,000 plus a hybrid working model for the successful applicant.

Jonathan Crichton
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+44 141 331 7932

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Jonathan Crichton
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