Job role: Company Accountant

Established in 1947, Galt Transport are a haulage contractor specialising in lorry mounted crane hire, commercial storage and driver training.  Our family run business operates throughout the UK, Ireland and the EU from 4 operating centres across Central Scotland and employs over 60 staff.  We are currently seeking a Company Accountant to join our team based in Dumbarton.  This senior role will oversee our Accounts Admin team and be responsible for accounts preparation, management accounting, analysis and all other commercial elements of the role.  This broad role requires a self-starter with the ability to work under minimal supervision who is happy to roll up their sleeves and get stuck in!


  • Report to Company Directors with timely and accurate financial information

  • Review / reconciliation of all monthly control accounts including bank, debtors ledger, creditor’s ledger

  • Manage daily, weekly and monthly cash flow by tracking transactions and regularly reviewing internal reports.

  • Manage the preparation and submission of all VAT returns

  • Oversee payroll and reconciliation of PAYE/NIC including pension scheme

  • Review all financial plans and budgets regularly to look for cost reduction opportunities

  • Suggest updates and improvements for accounting systems, payroll and invoicing

  • Ensure that the financial reporting systems comply with current accounting and tax legislation

  • Develop budgets and financial plans for the Company and other subsidiaries

  • Ensure that systems prevent errors in data collection and calculations

 Skills and Qualifications:

  • Professional accounting qualification (ACCA, CIMA, ACA or CA)

  • More than 5 years of experience in a similar role

  • Experience of working within a SME desirable

  • Experience of Sage line 200 software advantageous

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to