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Interim Accountant - Glasgow

£40000 - Industry & Commerce - Finance Executive/Management
Ref: 2165 Date Posted: Tuesday 30 Jan 2018
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A Chartered Accountant is required on an interim basis by a Renfrewshire-based manufacturing organisation.


The Company

The employer is an international group of companies and is among the largest and most successful in their market. They have over a century of experience in providing global customers with exceptional and innovative products. They have plans to continue their expansion into new markets which will no doubt to new opportunities within the team.


The Role

This role is an initial Fixed Term Contract for at least 9 months and you have a varied workload covering 2 UK companies (and subsidiaries) as well as reporting into the Group. You will be the first point of contact for financial matters in the UK entities, reporting into the Group CFO with dotted lines into the UK MDs.



  • Production of Management Accounts for your allocated businesses
  • Collation of company accounts and submission to Group
  • Management of audit requirements, production and filing of statutory accounts
  • Oversee a small team of finance staff
  • Management of cost accounting, stock control, stock provisions, amortisation of demonstration stock
  • Management of company payroll, pension scheme administration, tax obligations etc
  • Oversee the Accounts Payable & Receivable and Credit Control functions 
  • Other ad hoc tasks as required


On Offer

Initial maternity cover contract for 9 months (from Feb 2018) and may be extended beyond that depending on the needs of the business. The salary will in the region of £40k. There may also be permanent opportunities either within this role, or elsewhere in the business.

Some travel to the English sites is to be expected periodically so a driving license would be preferred.


Due to the nature of this role, you will be expected to hit the ground running from day one. Therefore, demonstrable experience of a similar role is essential.


Other requirements are as follows:

  • Ideally you will be a qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA, CA) but QBE applicants with suitable experience would be welcomed
  • It is essential that you are an experienced user of SAP
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills will be required, including Pivot Tables, V-Lookups etc
  • Experience of working within a similar Group structure is strongly preferred
  • International experience would be beneficial
  • You must be able to lead a small team


If you would like to have a confidential discussion regarding this position then please do not hesitate to contact Iain Hughes at the iMultiply office in Glasgow or alternatively you can apply via the link.