Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -112020-1556419_1613118952
Contact Name: Mark Houghton
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 12, 2021 08:36

Job Description

This is an exceptional opportunity for a candidate at final stage, newly qualified or up to 5 years post qualified to work for an internationally renowned manufacturing business to be an integral part of their finance team. The job has a lot of variety within it and will suit a candidate who is keen to challenge and push their career.

Client Details

Well known global FMCG client


  • Ensure weekly and monthly Management Accounts are submitted on time and accurately in line with group deadlines, including prepayments and accruals
  • Ensure weekly and monthly forecasts are submitted timely and accurately in line with group deadlines.
  • Ensure payroll is submitted on time and accurately in line with group deadlines, weekly reporting and prepare trending for Operations
  • Process quarterly Duty return timely and accurately
  • Weekly tracking of R&D tax credits, working with management accountant
  • Weekly tracking of overheads against forecast and review with budget holders, working with management accountant
  • Preparation of Site Capex submission and post Capex reviews
  • Monthly account reconciliation preparation & review
  • Liaise with group team on debtors / creditors
  • Sales reporting and analysis
  • Champion the group accounting policies, drive controllership
  • Cover for Management Accountant, Finance Cluster Lead when required
  • Management of 1 member of staff


  • ACCA / CA / CIMA qualified - preference is someone who is at final stage or newly qualified up to 5 years.
  • Deadline driven, group reporting skills
  • High levels of accuracy is essential
  • Verbal and written communication to all levels, internally and externally must be of excellent standard
  • Expert knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience of working as an accountant in a fast-paced manufacturing environment

Job Offer

Very competitive basic salary and package.