Accounts Assistant

Glasgow City (Hybrid)
Competitive Salary & Benefits
28 Jul 2022
28 Aug 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

Do you have accounting experience in a busy, forward-thinking and tightly managed business?

We are looking for an experienced Accounts Assistant to join our growing Management Accounting team in Glasgow on a permanent basis.

You will play a key role in the team, working closely with the Senior Management Accountant and wider finance function.

The role will also offer ACCA Study support.

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparing and posting month end journals (eg. Accruals, prepayments, TB movements, reallocations, etc.)
  • Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations, investigate and escalate variances as required
  • Prepare variance analysis and commentary as required
  • Running GL reports to assist the Senior Management Accountant where required.
  • Assist in preparation of internal and external reports
  • Preparation of ad hoc analysis
  • Working closely with regional finance contacts to ensure accurate and prompt accounting.
  • Liaising with off-shore processing team to control posting of month end journal transactions and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Ensure SOX requirements are fully met
  • Responsibility for payment of accounts payable and bank transactional activity

Your Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Part qualification of ACCA/CA/CIMA is highly desirable or a willingness to study a qualification
  • You have relevant IT skills with basic experience in Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience using JD Edwards and Concur would be beneficial as would proficiency in balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Previous experience working and assisting a management accountant.
  • Excellent attention to detail, strong communication skills and the ability to quickly find and problem solve, seeking advice when required.
  • Work well under instruction, your own initiative and happy to prioritise your workload to achieve goals.
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

What we offer you:

  • Hybrid working
  • ACCA study support
  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Income protection
  • Life Assurance - x 4 basic salary

About Us:

Gallagher is a global leader in insurance, risk management and consulting services. We help businesses grow, communities thrive and people prosper. We live a culture motivated by The Gallagher Way, our set of shared values and guiding tenets. A culture driven by our people, over 30,000 strong, serving our clients with customized solutions that will protect them and fuel their futures.

Our employing entity, Arthur J. Gallagher Services (UK) Limited, is proud to be accredited as a Living Wage employer with the Living Wage Foundation. Gallagher is committed to diversity of opportunity for all and is opposed to any form of less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender or gender identity, marital status, civil partnership status, parental status, race, ethnicity, colour, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, religion/ belief, age and those with caring responsibilities.

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