Assistant Management Accountant

98635 Requisition #

Gallagher is a global leader in insurance, risk management and consulting services. We help businesses grow, communities thrive and people prosper. We live a culture motivated by The Gallagher Way, our set of shared values and guiding tenets. A culture driven by our people, over 30,000 strong, serving our clients with customized solutions that will protect them and fuel their futures.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Management Accountant to join our growing Management Accounting function in Glasgow.


You will play a key role in the team supporting the Management Accountants with ample opportunities for ongoing professional development. We will also offer a study support package.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Preparing and posting month end journals (eg. Accruals, prepayments, TB movements, reallocations, etc.)
  • Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations, investigate and escalate variances as required
  • Prepare variance analysis and commentary as required
  • Running daily GL reports and reconciling to underlying lease accounting systems
  • Assist in preparation of internal and external reports
  • Preparation of ad hoc analysis 
  • Liaising with off-shore processing team to control posting of month end journal transactions and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Ensure SOX requirements are fully met
  • Responsibility for payment of accounts payable and bank transactional activity



Your Skills, Qualifications and Experience:


  • Working toward Accountancy Qualification (ACCA/CIMA/ICAS or equivalent)
  • Experience gained within a similar role
  • Ability to priority manage and adhere to challenging deadlines
  • Ability to adapt to change
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • IT literate with high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • Eligibility to work in the UK



What we offer you:


  • Hybrid working
  • Competitive salary
  • Study support to complete your Accountancy Qualification
  • 25 days holiday + UK bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme (4% Employer contribution)
  • Income protection
  • Life Assurance - x4 basic salary
  • HealthCare Cash Plan
  • Ongoing opportunities for personal & professional development



We want Gallagher to be the organisation that all our people are proud to be a part of and where everyone can call themselves one of our team. Where our culture is embracing of difference, where you can be the best and, perhaps most importantly, be yourself.

We are all different in some way. If we were all the same, and all thought the same, we would be vulnerable as a group. By welcoming and encouraging diverse opinions and backgrounds within our organisation, we will have a healthier, more innovative and ultimately more profitable business.
If this sounds like somewhere you’d like to join, we'd love to hear from you!

Our employing entity, Arthur J. Gallagher Services (UK) Limited, is proud to be accredited as a Living Wage employer with the Living Wage Foundation. Gallagher is committed to diversity of 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.


Please Note:

Gallagher never extends an offer of employment or requests any personal identification information without having received an online application and conducted one or more in-person or video interviews. If you have received any communication referencing the offer of a job at Gallagher and you have not submitted an online application or been interviewed by a Gallagher employee, please do not assume that the offer is being sent from a legitimate Gallagher representative.

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