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Financial Accountant

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Josef Aiston
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 9 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 01 March 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000012217_1675080711

Cedar is currently partnered with an historic and prestigious energy business, with an excellent reputation in the market, to help them secure an Interim Financial Accountant for their Glasgow Office. The role is a 9-month initial contract, paying a day rate between £250-300 per day.

The Company

This Glasgow-based business has a long standing history and reputation in the market. They are a household name with a culture of success and delivering excellence service for their customers.

The Role

As Interim Financial Accountant, you will cover:

  • Prepare statutory accounts for a small number of legal entities and prepare allocated notes in the preparation of the Consolidated Statutory Accounts.
  • Liaising with the key stakeholders to understand and track accounting issues.
  • Preparing accounting papers.
  • Contribute and assist in the IFRS technical support provided to the business units.
  • Liaising with wider team and group functions on relevant issues to ensure that these teams are kept up to date with new transactions.

Your Profile

You will ideally have:

  • A formal accounting qualification (e.g CA, ACCA, CPA, CIMA, etc)
  • Experience of preparing statutory accounts
  • An ability to interpret detailed technical accounting requirements
  • An ability to constructively challenge at all levels to ensure strong understanding of external reporting and internal controls
  • The rate of £250-300 per day represents a fair value, or logical increase on your previous salary or day rate.

Compensation & Benefits

As well as the day rate of £250-300 per day, this contract role as Interim Financial Accountant, offers the chance to join a prestigious energy business, offering large-brand name recognition and an impressive reputation.

Their highly impressive Glasgow office is easily reachable by multiple transport methods. The company is very happy to have someone work in a hybrid capacity, with a split schedule during the week, to accommodate candidates based further from the office.

They are a highly collaborative, collegiate environment, that rewards success.