Scott Group - Celebrating 30 years

About The Group


Reporting Accountant

Halbeath, Dunfermline

The Scott Group is a high growth, leading industrial supplies organisation which provides a wide range of goods and services to industrial and manufacturing markets. With sites across the UK and in Europe, we combine the volume savings of a national organisation with the presence of a local supplier; leading the market through innovation, quality and service.

An excellent opportunity has arisen within our Group Finance Function for a part qualified accountant to join our finance team at our Head Office based in Dunfermline.

You will be responsible for preparing the management accounts & reporting across 18 different diverse businesses within the Group’s portfolio of companies. Ideally you will have had exposure to a commercial environment and will have 2 years’ experience operating as an Accountant and will be qualified or part-qualified in ACCA or CIMA.

You will have a key eye for detail, advanced excel skills with experience in Navision and Sage 50 would be an advantageous

We offer a competitive remuneration package and a commitment to providing training and development opportunities to facilitate career development.

Key Responsibilities:-


  • Preparation of Monthly, Periodic and Quarterly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Preparing flash management accounts
  • Preparing detailed management accounts (P&L and Balance Sheet) from multiple site information on time (periodic / quarterly)
  • Preparing and developing detailed management information reporting.


  • To ensure all Intrastat, ONS reports are prepared on-time & accurately
  • To ensure the Vat returns are prepared accurately and all payments due are submitted on time.
  • Preparing summary financial and statistical reports as required.
  • To collate & summarise the monthly, periodic & quarterly management accounts and give an overview and analysis to Finance and Non Finance Managers as required.
  • To support the group finance team with the review of statutory accounts
  • To assist the Group finance team, tax advisors & auditors by providing all information required for the corporation tax assessments and reviewing the Corporation Tax Return.
  • To provide ad hoc management information and support to business heads & group finance with a view to improving the performance of the division and support corporate goals.
  • To present summary detail in a simple straightforward format.
  • To provide support to Group finance function by providing analysis as required.

Treasury Support (as required)

  • Operating bank accounts
  • Reconciliation of the Asset Based Lending Reports & Reconciliations
  • Preparing & reviewing cash flow reporting

Essential Experience

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working in industry as a management accountant
  • Understanding of indirect tax & reporting including, VAT/Intrastat and ONS
  • Competent working with Navision and Sage 50.

Technical – Qualifications/Key skills

  • Part/Qualified accountant in ACCA or CIMA or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of modern ERP & IT systems, Navision
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Personal Key Skills

  • An aptitude for financial analysis and an excellent communicator both verbal and written
  • Able to relate to people at all levels, including but not limited to shop floor employees, management, customers and vendors
  • Able to constructively challenge assumptions and help drive through change
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Up to date knowledge of accounting regulations
  • Good commercial awareness
  • Planning, organising & multi-tasking skills
  • Able to work on own initiative but also a team player
  • Flexible work ethic
  • Effective time management
  • Perseverance, personal ambition and willingness to develop within a dynamic environment
  • Confident with a solution oriented approach
  • Sound decision making

Job Type: Full-time

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Job Summary




Halbeath, Dunfermline

Job Type

Full Time

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