Group Accountant

Posted 06 November 2023
Salary £40000 - £42500 per annum
Discipline Qualified Finance
Contact NameLauren Chapman

Job description

Group 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 accountant to join their dynamic finance team. Joining a ream of ambitious individuals with strong credentials and reporting into the Financial Reporting Manager, this role will be pivotal within the group finance function ensuring accurate financial reporting and proper financial control.

  • Owning the reporting and analysis process for legal entities within the group, alongside ownership of product P&Ls and opex cost centres.
  • Undertaking detailed review and analysis of monthly P&Ls to support business decision making.
  • Performing analysis and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts including intercompany balances.
  • Interpreting and communicating financial information against budget & forecast to non-financial exec heads of departments.
  • Assisting with the preparation of monthly management information including consolidation, segmented profit and loss accounts, balance sheets, cash flows and commentaries.
  • Preparing files for external audit review and assisting with the bi-annual audit.
  • 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.

  • Newly qualified or 1-2 year post qualified ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent.
  • Experience of working within an accounting or audit role.
  • Strong fundamental accounting skills.
  • Strong Excel and financial analytical skills including the ability to provide clear, meaningful commentary.
  • Strong organisational, planning and interpersonal skills.
  • High energy, pragmatic, get it done attitude.
  • Ability to mentor and influence both within and outside the finance team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail, efficient and organised.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to strict deadlines.
  • Previous experience of working with Netsuite would be desirable but not essential