Financial Reporting Accountant

BR Recruitment Ltd
Livingston, West Lothian, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Apr 07, 2021
Apr 09, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Financial Accountant - Newly Qualified Accountant

Permanent role - Livingston

Newly created role due to expansion for a Newly / Recently Qualified Accountant with experience gained either in a Financial Accounting / Financial Reporting role in industry or a Newly Qualified Accountant from the profession looking for their first move into commerce and industry.

This is a superb opportunity to join a leading international manufacturing organisation during an exciting time of growth and expansion.

In addition to day-to-day financial reporting activities the successful candidate will also be involved in supporting wider commercial / strategic activities.

Reporting to the Finance Manager your remit will be highly varied and will include -


• Supporting the Finance Manager with month and year end close and associated activities.

• Month end and year end reporting activities.

• Balance sheet reporting.

• Accruals & repayments - ensure accuracy and maintenance of Accruals, Intercompany and Prepayments

• Assist with completion of budget and forecast cycles.

• Assist with preparation and analysis of draft management accounts and commentary

• Assist with preparation and information gathering for ad hoc financial modelling

• Assist with completion of HMRC documentation in relation to VAT including submission of return

• Reconciliation activities.

• Oversee maintenance and control of the purchase and sales ledger which may include supporting the AP clerk with processing of documentation during growth phase

• Oversee the timely payment of all suppliers in accordance with business payment terms

• Deal with any escalated supplier queries and resolve promptly

• Management of COGS and Inventory cycle

• Fixed asset register management

• Maintain and reconcile cash



Qualified Accountant of a recognised Accounting Qualification - CA, ACA, ACCA or CIMA


• Have knowledge and experience of working in or alongside small and medium enterprises

• Have knowledge and experience of internal controls - SOX experience beneficial

• IFRS knowledge

Required Skills

• Intellectually curious, with a desire to learn about their chosen industry / sector

• Proactive and positive mind set, which embraces change

• Excellent Microsoft Office skills

• Knowledge of ERP accounting

• Ability to be flexible and collaborate to support the success of a small team

You will be offered a competitive salary and highly attractive benefits package including private health care and a generous bonus.

On application, please advise re current / expected salary and re any applicable notice period.