Industry & Commerce - Accountant (Qualified by Experience)
Ref: 3604 Date Posted: Tuesday 23 Nov 2021
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iMultiply is engaged by this leading UK renewables company, in their search for a Financial Accountant based in Glasgow on a full-time basis.  Initially remote, upon returning to office working, the successful candidate will be required to attend the office in central Glasgow 1 to 2 times per week.


The Company

Leaders in their field and at the cutting edge of developments in the sector, this is a rapidly growing company that is looking to expand their finance team.


The Role

The Financial Accountant will play a vital role providing day to day support to the Group Finance Manager, ensuring robust and reliable analysis is produced for stakeholders throughout the business. This role is pivotal in ensuring that there is efficient financial reporting through detailed analysis and interrogation of P&L and Balance sheet accounts.  This will be a position with a high degree of visibility within the organisation holding stakeholders accountable to budget and costs.


Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Preparation of subsidiary monthly management accounts with variances investigated.
  • Assist with monthly revenue recognition process for CR&D projects, adhering to revenue guidelines and ensuring the accuracy of revenue accruals,
  • Reconcile EU funded project claims to ledger and funding team records,
  • Assist with management and timely submission of Independent Auditor Report requests for project funding claims, whilst maintaining accurate audit records,
  • Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations with all balances fully investigated,
  • Preparation of Profit & Loss trend and variance analyses to budget and forecast with all Capex and overhead costs analysed by asset,
  • Lead on monthly meetings with budget holders to review expenditure to date and provide support as required,
  • Preparation of annual PSA calculation and submission to HMRC,
  • Assist the Group FM with annual group corporation tax computations,
  • Monthly VAT Reconciliations and submission of the Group VAT Return to HMRC,
  • Maintenance of Fixed Asset register on Sage,
  • Assist the Group FM with weekly review of aged debt and provide support with debt recovery from external parties as required,
  • Undertake quarterly review of open purchase orders across all entities, investigate discrepancies with requisitioners and close purchase orders as required,
  • Work closely with assistant accounts to maintain the integrity of the General ledger and ensure timely closure of monthly ledgers,
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships across the business with a view to improving quality of financial information,
  • Provide cover for processing workload as required,
  • Liaise with auditors during annual year end audit where required,
  • Ad hoc duties and analysis as requested by the Senior Finance Team.


To be successful in this role you must meet the following criteria:

  • Qualified (ICAS, ACCA, CIMA or Equivalent) or qualified by experience accountant with relevant financial reporting experience,
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to prioritise workload to meet deadlines,
  • Working knowledge and understanding of VAT,
  • Project accounting experience desirable but not essential,
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills,
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook,
  • Sage 200 experience desirable but not essential,
  • Strong attention to detail,
  • Team player with confidence to work with colleagues across the organisation at various seniority levels.


On Offer

This Financial Accountant role is offered on a full time, permanent basis with a salary of £37,000 based on experience.  Currently working from home though some attendance at the Central Glasgow office will be required in future.


iMultiply is committed to diversity and will promote diversity for all employees, workers and applicants. iMultiply will treat everyone equally and will not discriminate on the grounds of an individual's 'protected characteristic’.


For more information on this Financial Accountant position please contact Stuart Cadger at our Glasgow Office.


M: 07732 499 307