Financial Accountant

Hutcheon Mearns are delighted to be recruiting, on an exclusive basis, for a Financial Accountant for an Angus-based group.  This organisation is known for supplying high quality products across the UK and Europe and has company entities based both in the UK and internationally.  Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, you will play a key role in the reporting and analysis of financial results whilst ensuring compliance with controls.  You will join a company on a journey to develop its IT and reporting systems, including PowerBI reporting capabilities, and will join a team that can offer opportunities to progress in your career.

The Opportunity 

You will be responsible for the completion of monthly accounts for a number of business entities, completing accounts to P&L and Balance Sheet.  You will produce monthly financial reports, providing insights in the results to business managers and will support the wider finance team in the completion of Group accounts.  Your role will include; 

  • Preparation of all balance sheet reconciliations liaising with colleagues across the business to gain relevant information 
  • Assist in the preparation of statutory accounts and the audit of group entities, adhering to deadlines 
  • Preparation of government and tax returns including VAT 
  • Variance analysis, providing commentary on matters impacting business performance 

Background and Experience

You will be a Qualified Accountant (ACCA/CA/CIMA) with strong technical skills and proven track record of accounts preparation.  As the business is evolving systems and processes, you will have an interest in and, ideally experience of process change and making improvements to enhance reporting efficiency.  You will have the ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team, achieving deadlines and interacting with key stakeholders.    This values of this organisation include working with integrity, excelling at all levels and driving for excellence and innovation. 

Flexibility and Benefits 

  • 37 hour working week 
  • Working pattern, 4 days in office, 1 day working from home 
  • Pension scheme 
  • Excellent working environment
  • Free parking 
  • Career progression opportunities 

Next Steps

If you are interested in taking the next step in your career or feel a change of environment or sector is your next path, this could be the ideal job opportunity for you!  To apply please send a full CV.  For a confidential discussion or more information, please reach out to Lynsey Campbell at Hutcheon Mearns on 07743928692.  Only candidates eligible to work in the UK will be considered for this role as no sponsorship is available.