Financial Accountant - Falkirk/Stirling

£Competitive - Industry & Commerce - Accountant (Qualified)
Ref: 3325 Date Posted: Friday 04 Dec 2020
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iMultiply are delighted to be exclusively engaged on the role of Financial Accountant with a well-established business based in Stirling. The role is paying a competitive salary with additional benefits including company pension and private healthcare.

The Organisation 

A world leader in their field this is a business that possesses a drive for exceptional performance. They have a culture built upon people and relationships and clear focus on delivering customer results. The company are once again growing due to further expansion giving the successful applicant ample opportunities for career development. 

The Role

The role of Financial Accountant will report to the Finance Controller. The successful individual will be responsible for the integrity of the Nominal Ledger, Inventory Reporting, Fixed Assets, Balance Sheet accounts and the Company Reporting activities including management accounts.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and will be able to build efficient working relationships with a number of non-finance stakeholders within the organisation

On Offer

The role of Financial Accountant will offer a highly competitive salary including an excellent benefits package which includes pension, ample holidays, private healthcare and other great benefits.  The offices are accessible via public transport with parking available onsite.

You will be involved in but not restricted to the following duties:

  • Ensure accounting policies comply with the relevant accounting standards.
  • Develop and maintain systems and procedures to ensure the efficient and effective management of the company’s finances in line with corporate objectives.
  • Preparation of monthly financials for submission to Financial Controller for review. 
  • Reconcile all inventory movements in the month including raw materials, finished goods, Work in Progress and New Product Development purchases.  
  • Liaison with key stakeholders to identify and reconcile any Inventory variances generated by the new MRP system in relation to Bill of Materials, work orders and adjustments.
  • Review of material and labour costs providing variance analysis against monthly plan to Financial Controller and Operations Manager for review of costs and closure of WIP jobs.
  • Prepare prepayments and accruals and ensure accurate reflection in the Nominal ledger. Review overhead costs for correct allocation to cost centre and nature of charge.
  • Maintain fixed assets register to ensure company assets are accurately reported and reconciled to AR register.
  • Submit monthly finance schedules including Other POR (Forecast), Destination Sales, Product Group and Kind of Business (KOB) reports to HFM liaising with Financial Controller.
  • Prepare month end Control File reconciling all Balance Sheet accounts to ensure the integrity of the financial information.
  • Responsible for maintaining foreign exchange rates including re-valuation of month end balances on all ledgers.
  • Run Month end process for all ledgers fully reconciling and closing period end in agreement with Financial Controller.
  • Responsibility for VAT reporting, EC Sales list, EU dispatch and Arrivals reporting (Intrastat) and compliance with HMRC policies and procedures. 
  • Prepare schedules for external auditors liaising with other departments as required. 
  • Work with Finance Assistant to manage day to day activities including banking and invoice coding issues in line with agreed objectives and ensure the role is covered when required.

To be considered for this opportunity, you must have the following experience:

  • Qualified accountant of a recognised professional body with three to five years post qualification experience.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment with the ability to interrogate and reconcile Inventory transactions to a high level of detail.
  • Up to date knowledge of Vat, and Intrastat with HMRC. 
  • Good working knowledge of ERP and MRP as well as Excellent Excel skills.
  • A self-starter with a flexible, pro-active approach and positive attitude to the diverse needs of the role is essential.
  • The ability to work well cross functionally with non-Finance employees across the business.


For more information please get in touch with Andrew Robinson on 07592203080 for a private and confidential discussion