Accountant - Maternity Cover - Glasgow

£35,000-£42,000 - Industry & Commerce - Accountant (Qualified by Experience)
Ref: 3268 Date Posted: Friday 22 May 2020
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iMultiply are delighted to be working with a well-known contact of ours based in the City Centre of Glasgow for a maternity cover post which will cover a period of 12 months. This business has been in the very fortunate situation where they have been classed as essential workers due to a number of high profile maintenance contracts up and down the UK and are experiencing a very busy period right now. 

This position, whilst based in Glasgow City centre, will have a large part of isolated working from home so it is essential that the successful candidate brings a driven and motivated work ethic to the role and is a strong communicator to a wide range of stakeholders within the business.

Reporting directly to the Finance Manager, you will be responsible for the following:

1.    Purchase Ledger.
•    Process Invoices on system when received from Glasgow. 
•    Payment of Invoices in line with payment terms and on approval under the delegation of authority matrix. 
•    Weekly creditors reporting. 
•    Maintenance of Direct Debits ensuring that invoices relating to payments have been received. 

2.    Sales Ledger.
•    Raising of Sales Invoices and entering on system.
•    Weekly Debtors Reporting. 

3.    Banking.
•    Maintenance of the Company Bank Accounts. 
•    Management of payments including to suppliers and HMRC for VAT. 

4.    Fixed Assets.
•    Maintenance of the Fixed Asset register including calculation and posting of depreciation. 

5.    Month and Year End. 
•    Monthly computation of Accruals and Prepayments with necessary postings. 
•    Preparation and Review of Monthly and YTD Profit and Loss Account. 
•    Ensure month end close down of system.
•    Balance Sheet Reconciliations. 

6.    Reporting.
•    To provide reporting as and when required to Parent Company, Directors, Finance Manager and Commercial Manager

7.    Forecasting/Budget.
•    To assist in the preparation of an annual budget. 

8.    VAT and Taxation.
•    Ensure that input and output tax is correctly recorded from Sales Ledger and Purchase Ledger Invoices. 
•    Completion of VAT return in line with reporting requirements ensuring any payment deadlines are met.
•    Monthly Corporation Tax Calculation. 
•    Preparation of Statutory Accounts.

9.    Other.
•    To be able to cover other finance roles in the event of absence. 
•    Maintain organized archive of all invoices, reports and other financial and tax documents.
•    Any further adhoc finance related task as requested by the Finance Manager or Directors. 
•    Assist with the annual Audit. 
•    Provide support to other members of the Finance Team where required. 

Candidate requirements:
•    Qualified/part qualified accountant
•    Advanced Excel skills
•    Good systems knowledge
•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with non-financial personnel.


For a confidential discussion on the role please contact Daryl Harper on 07809 737 580 or send your CV to