Posted on: 2020-07-29

Salary: GBP 45000 -> 55000 per year

Job type: Permanent

Sector: Industry and Manufacturing

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An excellent opportunity for a qualified accountant to join a manufacturing business in Glenrothes as a Group Financial Accountant

Fyte recruitment, part of the Morgan Philips Group are working with a manufacturing organisation based in Glenrothes in their search for a Group Financial Accountant.
Group Finance looks after entities in the UK, Europe and Middle East.  The Group Financial Reporting Manager role is critical to ensure the consolidation for these entities is recorded accurately, consistently and in line with recent changes to accounting standards.

The role requires a strong technical accountant ideally with experience of IFRS and working within a group environment, the role will manage 3 qualified accountants and report in the Head of Finance.  There will also be the opportunity to get involved in a new consolidation project which will be rolled out across the Group, integrating new consolidation tools to help improve the process Group wide.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts with supplementary analysis and commentary.
  • Preparation of quarterly/annual consolidated statutory accounts for the group compliant with IFRS.
  • Preparation of annual Group subsidiary statutory accounts compliant to UK GAAP.
  • Collate tax pack analysis.
  • Liaise with external tax advisors to ensure divisional/group tax computations are completed and submitted to relevant authorities on time.
  • Forecasting Group tax position during the year.
  • In conjunction with UKFC organise and undertake internal audit programme.
  • In conjunction with UKFC organise and undertake balance sheet reviews.
  • Company secretarial duties for the Group companies.
  • Organise and manage the Group audit programme to ensure successful Group/company audit outcomes.
  • Support group companies where necessary to achieve successful audit outcomes.
  • Management of company pension schemes.
  • Management of the Group insurance programme.
  • Development of Group accounting policies and procedures.
  • Organise and prepare the Group annual budget and 5 year plan.
  • Support group companies to prepare their annual budget and 5 year plans.
  • Support and develop the accounting systems.
  • Provide business commercial support
Background Experience
  • Chartered Accountant with at least 3 years post qualifying experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Statutory Accounting and the latest  accounting standards
  • Strong consolidation experience
  • Exposure to working within a Group environment highly desirable
  • Project exposure with the ability to contribute over and above BAU activities
  • Proactive Manager who leads by example and can help deliver a first class product
  • First class communicator
  • Good systems skills covering Excel and ERP’s
If this opportunity appeals to you and you have the skills and experience detailed above then please don’t hesitate to get in touch with Graeme Bruce in our Edinburgh office on 0131 555 9859 or email your CV to


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Graeme Bruce
+44 131 555 9859
1 Lochrin Square 92 Fountainbridge
EH3 9QA Edinburgh
United Kingdom

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