Financial Accountant

Scotland, Renfrewshire, Paisley
£40000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension, healthcare
02 Nov 2018
12 Nov 2018
Jonathan Crichton
Job Role
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Professional Membership
Seniority Level
Contract Type

I am partnered with a key client to recruit a Financial Accountant, which will be a combination of management accounting with a commercial focus, and statutory accounting within a global technology brand.

Client Details

My client is a global technology brand based on the outskirts of Glasgow towards Paisley. They offer an excellent benefits package, and a chance to develop a career within a global brand.


The Financial Accountant based in Glasgow and will have the following responsibilities;

  • Main reference point for accounting information and controls

  • Responding to day to day accounting queries

  • Month end routines and journal submission

  • Liaison with other stakeholders during the year end external accounting process

  • Preparation of annual financial statements for multiple countries

  • Liaison with local auditors

  • Liaison with external tax advisors regarding preparation of the provisions and tax filings

  • Administration of other taxes

  • Preparation and filing of accounting returns

  • Adhoc project work including mergers and acquisitions


The successful Financial Accountant will likely have the following profile;

  • Ability to work independently and prioritise workload as part of a geographically dispersed team

  • Accounting qualification - ACCA/ CIMA/ ICAS etc

  • Prior relevant statutory accounting experience

  • Knowledge of tax would also be an advantage.

  • Good accounting investigation and analytical skills

  • Good IT skills, with SAP and Oracle exposure desirable

Job Offer

My client is willing to offer the successful Financial Accountant the following package;
  • Salary ranging from £40,000 - £45,000 (DOE)
  • Company Pension
  • Private Healthcare
  • Performance Bonus of circa 12%
  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 public holidays
  • Free parking on site