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Financial Accountant

Full Time Permanent in Accounting
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Job Description

Our partner in Dunfermline is in urgent need of a Financial Accountant

The Financial Accountant supports the delivery and efficient operations of the International Finance function. This role holds key responsibilities for accurate and timely financial reporting for our client.
Key Responsibilities include:

  • Reports to Financial Controller, will liaise with internal stakeholders across all functions.
  • Support the periodic close for Optos international business units.
  • Monthly preparation & reporting of results for GMBH, including financial KPIs & flash reporting, Revenue & COGs, accruals & prepayments.
  • Support line manager to ensure Balance Sheet reconciliations are completed by the team on a timely basis with specific responsibility for GMBH.
  • VAT & Sales Tax compliance for the UK & other EC territories, including Intrastat & Sales reporting.
  • Oversee specific areas including Finance Leases & ROU accounting, Fixed Assets & Deferred Service agreements.
  • Support Line manager on matters relating to legal entities throughout the International Region, including reporting, statutory accounting, audit & tax compliance.
  • Compliant Pro interface for finance.
  • Finance lead for the systems & applications, identify enhancements with a view to automating processes.
  • Other duties & Ad hoc project work as assigned.


  • Month end reporting & analytics across Sales & COGs, Payroll, Bonus & Overheads, ensuring accruals & prepayments are rerecorded correctly.
  • Support Balance Sheet reviews & feedback to owners.
  • Support the Financial Controller in the preparation of the statutory accounts, accompanying notes & assist with any audit queries.
  • Support the preparation of Statutory Accounts for Optos GMBH.
  • Management of Tax for GMBH
  • Responsible for key reconciliations to ensure controls environment operates effectively.
  • Supports the maintenance & updates of policies & procedures.
  • Other general accounting duties

If you are interested in knowing more about the role, please contact one of our team from AJ Connect or you can send your updated resume to rina.zozo@aj-connect.com

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