Financial Accountant in Dumfries - Covetrus

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Dumfries, Scotland
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
5 days ago

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Job Description

We are hiring a Financial Accountant to join the team in Dumfries 4 days per week.

Are you ready for your next challanege and have 3 years experience in a finance department or accountatnce practice - Apply Today!


This role comprises assisting with the preparation of financial statements and reporting to meet management and statutory (US and UK) requirements. The candidate will join an experienced team in Dumfries providing financial reporting, SOX compliance and management support for the Customer Operations UK business. The position holder must be a fully qualified accountant.


Assisting with the preparation of monthly accounting statements with specific responsibility for certain areas of the balance sheet such as fixed assets, payroll, intercompany & taxation

Reporting of monthly figures, including statistical analysis, to US parent company

Preparation of UK statutory accounts

Preparation of quarterly VAT return and monthly VAT accounting

Submission of statutory returns and management of Companies House filings

Coordination of internal and external audits, both to Group and local materiality

Ability to meet strict deadlines and accuracy, together with an enquiring mind are the key attributes for the successful candidate

Takes an overview of end-to-end financial accounting processes and drives continuous improvement in these from a process, data, system and people perspective.

Coaches, mentors and develops both direct reports and more junior members of the Finance team.

Part Qualified accountant: Experience: Qualified : ACA/CA, ACCA
Min 3 years experience in a finance department or accountancy practice.

Education:  Graduate or high level of achievement at A level or equivalent.
Specialised Knowledge and Skills:  Willingness to study the business and group, including management, reporting & review processes
Other:  Good working knowledge of Excel, Powerpoint  and an ability to analyze large data sets/large volumes of transactions. Experience of SAP or Oracle financial software would be advantageous.

Benefits of being part of the Covetrus Team

Access to the Covetrus Benefits hub where you will be able to discover thousands of retails discounts.

25 days annual leave +8 bank holidays

Flexible working environment - We understand the importance of work life balance

Life Insurance - A policy where you choose the beneficiaries

Company pension scheme - Investing in your future, company contribution at 5%

Cycle to work scheme - Enjoy tax free cycling! Save up to 42% on a fab range of bikes plus a huge choice of clothing and accessories.

Employee assistance program - Free and confidential service that provides you, your partner and dependents help if you need it.

Birthday day off (Yay!) - Enjoy your special day!

Eye care voucher - Money towards your test and lenses.

Covetrus is an equal opportunity/affirmative action


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