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19 April 2024

We are recruiting: Accountant

We are recruiting: Accountant
The SWA is seeking an Accountant to join our Corporate Services team.

Team: Corporate Services

Location: Edinburgh (HQ)

Hours: 25-30 per week

Salary: £50,000-£60,000 (FTE) per year, pro rata, dependent on experience

Benefits package: 25 days' holiday plus 9 public holidays and 3 days shutdown between Christmas and New Year.  Generous group personal pension plan. Flexible and hybrid working.


The role:

The Accountant works closely and collaboratively with the Deputy Director of Operations to fulfil the finance function of the Scotch Whisky Association. Duties include day to day purchase and sales ledger processing and payroll processing, as well as higher level tasks including preparation of the monthly management and annual statutory accounts.  The Accountant also supports the Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Director of Operations in preparing for and attending Finance Committee meetings.


In order to apply please download the application form (including job description) here. Your completed form should be sent to before the closing date of 6 May.
In order to help us meet the aims and commitments in our equality, inclusion and diversity policy we ask you to download and complete a monitoring form although this is voluntary.  Please send your completed form to, separately from your application. The form is used to help us build a picture of how diverse our applicants are.  It will be separated from the rest of your application and will not be seen by members of the shortlisting or interview panels.  
Interviews are expected to be held during the week commencing 27 May.  
If you have any questions about the role or the SWA please contact us at