Finance Manager

Finance Manager, Glasgow

Are you a seasoned finance professional with a passion for driving financial excellence? Look no further! Our successful Scottish business, which has recently experienced significant growth, is expanding its market presence. We’re seeking a dynamic Finance Manager to join our talented team in Glasgow.

The Company

  • Pride themselves on a track record of success and innovation. Their commitment to excellence has propelled us to the forefront of their industry.
  • As they continue to grow, they are dedicated to maintaining a collaborative and supportive work environment.

Role Overview:

As Finance Manager, you’ll play a pivotal role in shaping financial strategy and ensuring operational efficiency. Here’s what you’ll be responsible for:

  1. Leadership and Oversight:
    • Oversee the day-to-day operations of a busy finance function, including effective line management within the team.
    • Collaborate closely with the Finance Director and Financial Controller to achieve departmental targets.
  2. Team Development:
    • Coordinate staff development initiatives, conducting regular staff appraisals and fostering professional growth
    • Facilitate one-on-one sessions to support team members’ career progression.
  3. Financial Reporting:
    • Prepare accurate monthly management accounts and annual statutory accounts.
    • Present financial performance and key performance indicators (KPIs) during internal and to clients.
  4. Budgeting and Control:
    • Lead the preparation of annual budgets, ensuring alignment with organizational goals.
    • Maintain day-to-day control over all aspects of profit and loss (P&L) and balance sheet management.
  5. Client Interaction:
    • Address ad hoc customer requests promptly and effectively, meeting required deadlines.
    • Develop financial reporting structures that enhance business value.
  6. Stakeholder Engagement:
    • Ensure our customer-facing finance colleagues meet the needs of both internal and external stakeholders.
    • Provide comprehensive financial reports, including primary financial reports, trading dashboards, and divisional and client financial information.
  7. Performance Evaluation:
    • Continuously review and report actual financial performance against budget.
    • Back up your insights with clear documentation and explanations, adding value to our decision-making processes.
  8. Process Excellence:
    • Drive continuous process improvement initiatives, enhancing efficiency and effectiveness.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualified Accountant: Ideally ACCA, CIMA, or CA, with relevant post-qualification experience (2-3 years+). Qbe’s with relevant experience are also welcome to apply.
  • Experience: Proven track record as a finance manager role or an outstanding candidate ready for the next step. Excellent technical knowledge in management accounting, financial reporting, and taxation.
  • Client Focus: Experience working within a client-driven environment, understanding and delivering business requirements.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Confidence and strong communication skills when interfacing with internal/external stakeholders at all levels.
  • People Management: Proven track record of managing staff including 121’s

What’s on offer?

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Collaborative and supportive team culture.
  • Hybrid working
  • Fully supported professional and career development.

Are you ready to make an impact and thrive in a dynamic setting? Please apply now!

If you have any questions about the role or are are a qualified accountant and looking for a new opportunity, please get in touch with Lynne Macdonald on

HRC Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer, and all applications will be treated as such.


Glasgow Centre, Glasgow
Accountant - Qualified
Job Posted: 
Wed, 15 May 2024
Closing Date: 
Wed, 12 Jun 2024

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