Royaume-Uni, GlasgowRoyaume-Uni, Glasgow


Date de publication 26.02.2024

Management Accountant (French Speaking)

About us

Indulge your passion for problem-solving and embrace the thrill of addressing risk head-on at Gallagher's global brokerage team. Join a family of diverse minds, united by a relentless pursuit of excellence. As part of our team, you'll be the architect of protection, safeguarding businesses and empowering their ambitions. Together, we'll build a legacy of trust and triumph in the dynamic world of risk management.

We believe that every candidate brings something special to the table, including you! So, even if you feel that you're close but not an exact match, we encourage you to apply.


We have an opportunity for a French-speaking Management Accountant to join our growing Accountancy Centre of Excellence in Glasgow.

As a French Speaking Management Accountant you will take a lead role in the centralisation of work from our regional finance partners across France and the USA to Glasgow ensuring monthly accounting procedures are completed accurately and within agreed timelines.

You'll also help drive the improvement of our processes and support the development of the wider team.

How you'll make an impact

  • Take a lead role in the centralising of accounting work from our external service providers in France to our accounting centre of excellence
  • Work effectively with colleagues both locally in Glasgow and remotely in France and the USA
  • Responsibility for all accounting functions including revenue, payroll, AP, treasury and management accounting.
  • Production of accurate management accounts and relevant commentary
  • Prepare and review reconciliations to verify the accuracy of management accounts and perform monthly, quarterly and year-to-date variance analysis to budget and prior year on P&L.
  • Preparation and review of monthly reporting packs and production and review of ad hoc reporting as requested.
  • Assistance and support in response to external and internal audit requests.
  • Research of technical accounting matters under US & French GAAP and other regional GAAPs.
  • Cooperate with the off-shore processing team on balance sheet reconciliations and outsourced accounting functions.
  • Provide support for Finance Business Partners and other departments as queries arise
  • Assisting the Finance Manager with ah-hoc finance projects and technical tasks and taking the lead on elements of the projects
  • Assisting with the standardisation of finance systems across the region

About you

  • Fluency in French & English
  • Qualified Accountant (CA, ACCA, ACA,CIMA or equivalent) OR relevent experience
  • French GAAP/US GAAP experience - highly desirable
  • Ability to manage priorities whilst adhering to agreed timeframes
  • Flexible approach when dealing with multiple tasks and environments
  • Experience of process redesign and implementation - highly desirable
  • Eligibility to work in the UK

About Rewards And CompensationOn top of a competitive salary, great teams and exciting career opportunities, we also offer a wide range of benefits.

Below are the core benefits you'll get:

  • 27 days holiday, plus bank holidays, and the option to 'buy' 5 more days
  • Defined contribution pension scheme, which Gallagher will also contribute to
  • Life insurance, which will pay 4x your basic annual salary, which you can top-up to 10x
  • Income protection, we'll cover up to 50% of your annual income, with options to top up
  • Private medical insurance

Other benefits include:
  • Three fully paid volunteering days per year
  • Employee Stock Purchase plan, offering company shares at a discount
  • Share incentive plan, HMRC approved, tax effective, stock purchase plan
  • Critical illness cover
  • Discounted gym membership, with over 3,000 gyms nationally
  • Season ticket loan
  • Access to a discounted voucher portal to save money on your weekly shop or next big purchase
  • Emergency back-up family care
  • And many more...

Additional information

Gallagher is Disability Confident Committed. We have pledged to make sure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible, in addition to supporting our existing employees with any long-term health conditions or disabilities.

We understand that applicants may have disabilities, if you do, you may find some parts of the recruitment process more challenging than others. Don't worry, we're here to help, however, we can only do this if you let us know.

Should you require any reasonable adjustments with your application, please get in touch with [email protected]. If you'd prefer to speak on the phone, please request a call back, leaving details, so we get in touch.

Our employing entity, Arthur J. Gallagher Services (UK) Limited, is proud to be accredited as a Living Wage employer with the Living Wage Foundation. We are committed to diversity and opportunity for all and is opposed to any form of less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender or gender identity, marital status, civil partnership status, parental status, race, ethnicity, colour, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, religion/ belief, age and those with caring responsibilities.

If this sounds like somewhere you'd like to join, we'd love to hear from you!

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