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Commercial Accountant

Location: Glasgow

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 169204

Are you a Commercial Accountant looking for your next opportunity?

We’re looking for a Qualified Accountant 1-2 years PQE to join a highly successful renewable energy company based in Glasgow.

Reporting to the Group Finance Manager, you will play a vital role in ensuring reliable analysis is produced for stakeholders throughout the business.

The successful candidate will provide day to day operational support to the senior finance team, in particular the Group Finance Manager and Group Financial Controller.

This is an excellent opportunity to be a vital part of an ambitious finance team.


  • Administer monthly payroll for subsidiary company and preparation of monthly management accounts for subsidiary company

  • Collate and submit IUK funding claims and liaise with external auditors to deliver on claim audit requirements within required timeline

  • Produce monthly project reporting pack, working closely with key stakeholders across the business to analyse and influence project activity

  • Maintain existing PPM system and help transition to and then maintain newly defined projects process and corresponding system(s)

  • Brief finance director on project proposals ahead of investment committee

  • Attend investment committee offering financial insight where appropriate

  • Collate and submit annual R&D tax credits claim, working closely with colleagues across the business and incumbent auditors with the aim of maximising R&D tax credit receipt

  • Gain an understanding of existing daily finance function and offer insight into improving processes where applicable

  • Assist Group Finance Manager in preparation of monthly Group management accounts

  • Input into developing and maintaining insightful P&L analysis

  • Assist with preparation and review of monthly balance sheet reconciliations

About You:

  • Qualified Accountant – 1-2 years PQE

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook

  • Sage 200 experience not essential but highly desirable

  • Sage payroll experience not essential but highly desirable

  • A keen eye for attention to detail, as well as strong organisational skills and ability to prioritise workload to meet deadlines

  • Team player with confidence to work with colleagues across the organisation at various seniority levels