Financial Accountant (Part Qualified)

Posted 06 November 2023
Salary £30000 - £35000 per annum
Discipline Transactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameLauren Chapman

Job description

Financial Accountant | Glasgow | Up to £42k | Hybrid

I am delighted to be working alongside one of the UK’s leading financial services businesses who are looking for a commercially minded part-qualified accountant to join their dynamic finance team. This role would be well suited to someone looking to gain exposure within a fast-paced, well established finance function. Reporting into the Financial Reporting Manager this role will be key within the group finance function ensuring consistently accurate financial reporting and control.

  • Owning the reporting and analysis process for legal entities within the group, alongside ownership of product P&Ls and opex cost centres.
  • Ensuring reconciliations between the loan servicers, bank and finance systems are performed daily and following through on differences;
  • Preparing amortisation schedules for fees paid to us by our borrowers
  • Reviewing daily bank reconciliations performed by the Finance Operations team and following through on differences;
  • Preparation and posting of month end journals such as prepayments and funding line accruals;
  • Performing analysis and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts including intercompany balances;
  • Undertaking detailed review and analysis of monthly P&Ls to support business decision making;
  • Assisting with the preparation of monthly management information including segmented profit and loss accounts, balance sheets, cash flows and commentaries;
  • Preparing files for external audit review and assisting with the bi-annual annual;
  • Preparing annual statutory accounts under IFRS or FRS 101 for audit;
  • Assisting the business with the implementation of new funding lines and products;
  • Monitoring and enforcing financial policies, controls and procedures across the business;
  • Representing the Finance team to the wider business.

  • Experience of working within a financial/ management accounting role;
  • Strong fundamental accounting skills;
  • Strong Excel / financial analytical skills including the ability to provide clear, meaningful commentary;
  • Strong organisational, planning and interpersonal skills;
  • High energy, pragmatic, get it done attitude;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Excellent attention to detail, efficient and organised; and
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to strict deadlines.
  • Previous experience of working with Netsuite would be desirable but not essential
  • Part qualified ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent with 2-3 years experience in industry