Senior Accountant

Hutcheon Mearns have been engaged by a successful, PE backed business to source a Senior Accountant on a full time, staff basis. Our client provides a range of services across renewables, oil and gas and ocean services. This newly created role will be based in Kingswells on a hybrid basis. Our client is going through a period of growth, so this presents an exciting opportunity for candidates looking to progress their career.

This is a varied, hands-on role where you will play a crucial role in managing financial records, ensuring accuracy in financial reporting, preparing management accounts and budgeting/forecasting. To be considered, you will be fully qualified with either practice or industry experience. Our client is offering an excellent salary and benefits package.

The Opportunity 

  • Support the production of annual accounts, including preparing financial statements and related documentation
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports
  • Perform manual data entry tasks to ensure the accuracy and completeness of financial data
  • Conduct balance sheet reconciliations to identify and resolve discrepancies
  • Maintain and update the general ledger and ensure proper documentation of financial transactions
  • Collaborate with the finance team to ensure compliance with accounting standards and regulations
  • Provide support during internal and external audits
  • Analyse financial data to identify trends, variances, and opportunities for improvement
  • Participate in financial planning and budgeting processes
  • Assist in the development and implementation of accounting policies and procedures

Background and Experience

  • ACCA, ICAS, ICAEW, CIMA Qualified (or equivalent)
  • Either an audit background in a professional practice firm or industry-based accounting experience (or a mix of both)
  • Motivation to learn
  • Highly numerate and willingness to be hands on
  • Team player
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to liaise and interact with internal and external stakeholders

Flexibility and Benefits

  • Hybrid working
  • Competitive salary
  • 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 Morgan McPherson at Hutcheon Mearns on 07568 226388. Only candidates eligible to work in the UK will be considered for this role as no sponsorship is available.