Location: Moodiesburn, Glasgow
Package: Competitive with benefits
Position Type: Permanent, full-time

Employment Requirements: Due to local restrictions, applications will only be considered from candidates who already hold a permanent right to work in the location stated above.

As one of the world’s leading manufacturers of collagen products for the food industry supplying high-quality edible films and coatings​ to over 1,000 customers in more than 100 countries, our teams are the most important driver of our continued success.

You will be familiar with our product ranges which are primarily used by customers in the production of sausage and meat products, however, our aspirations reach way beyond our current products and services, and appeal to our natural curiosity to improve what we do. 

We are committed to the pursuit of better. The constant pursuit of what is next, what is needed, what is possible now, and in the future.  And we want you to grow with us – ignite your curiosity and your commitment to your career with us.

We are searching for an Assistant Financial Accountant within our Finance team.  We know you share our Purpose and Values, so if you feel that you have the experience and skills we need, please see below for more details.

What next?

About the role:

  • Ensure the fiscal and statutory requirements are observed in order for the company to be compliant with local legislation.
  • Month-end/year-end reporting including completing monthly management accounts, operating expenses, group projects, exceptional items and miscellaneous income and expense.
  • Working together with the AP and AR teams to ensure all P2P and I2C sub-ledgers are accurately reported in order to have an efficient period close process.
  • Communicate on a regular basis with local Devro leadership and Group finance teams.
  • Developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices, and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements.
  • Protects company assets by enforcing controls and company policies.
  • Ensures all Balance Sheet recs are completed on a monthly basis.
  • Pro-actively support the communication of deviations from expected financial performance.
  • Drive best practice across the business.
  • Provide support on any ad-hoc reporting and analysis requested by the Devro businesses.

About you:

Experience: Accountancy qualification desirable and working towards ACA/ACCA/ACMA advantageous. The ideal candidate will have over 3 years’ experience working in a fast-paced financial/management accounting function.

Skills: Strong verbal and written communication skills. They will have the ability to prioritise and organise their workload and commitment to meet financial deadlines. Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines. Self-directed and self-motivated. Strong interpersonal skills

Knowledge: IT literate with advanced Excel skills and finance system experience essential, preferably JD Edwards.

If this sounds like a role that you would be interested in, then we would love to hear from you.  To apply, please e-mail a copy of your CV, along with a cover letter explaining the key attributes that you could bring to the role. We would also recommend you speak with your manager to discuss your interest in this role.

Email address for applications: recruitmentuk@devro.com

Closing Date: 7th November 2023

*Please note, closing dates are subject to change and, at times of high volume of applications, this may be brought forward.

Important to us:

We believe it takes diversity of thought, culture, background, and perspective to create a truly innovative company. If you require any adjustments to be able to pursue an application with us, please let our Recruitment team know.  

Information Security is paramount at Devro, so your application will be processed and stored in line with our data protection policies.