Management Accountant (12-month FTC)

Management Accountant (12-month FTC)

Job Title: Management Accountant (12-month FTC)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Loudwater, Buckinghamshire
Salary: £negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896491_1575632965
Contact Name: Tony Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 06, 2019 11:49

Job Description

Our client is a leader in the design, development, integration and support of complex systems, including naval sonar, combat management and command systems for maritime, terrestrial and airborne application in the defence sector.

They are currently looking for a Temporary Management Accountant to join them on a 12-month Fixed Term Contract.

The Management Accountant will provide accurate project and management accounting information and analysis, challenging internal customers to achieve business financial performance objectives.

Key Responsibilities will include:
*Providing accurate financial information to the business.
*Accountability for the scope of responsibilities, owning the numbers and the outcome of the analyses provided.
*Supporting internal customers of the business, challenging them to achieve finance targets and applying financial rules.
*Supporting the Business Controller in the monthly closing process.
*Managing project accounting responsibilities, especially:
*Sales and margin recognition.
*Highlighting programme risks and opportunities in conjunction with Programme Managers.
*Budget control.
*Supporting and challenging Program managers on their monthly forecast and cost improvement initiatives.
*Preparing monthly cross functional reviews.
*Ensuring effective Credit Control.
*Reconciling advance payments and suspense debts.
*Performing monthly reviews and forecasts for R&D and Bids & Proposals.
*Support the Business Controller in the preparation and co-ordination of the annual budget and the 5-year strategic plan.
*ERP: ability to interrogate the IFS system and assist in problem solving issues/testing new processes across business functions.
*Supporting the Bidding process to ensure that the appropriate financial documentation has been completed correctly and that all appropriate financial risks and opportunities have been highlighted.

To be considered for this role, applicants will need to be CIMA/ACCA qualified with extensive experience in a finance role within a similar engineering or complex product manufacturing environment. You will be results orientated, a good communicator with strong attention to detail and analytical skills and the ability to multi-task and adapt to changing priorities in a busy working environment. You will need computer literacy in Microsoft Office packages especially Excel (vlookup, pivot tables and sumifs) and strong experience of ERP Systems. Experience in IFS (inc. Business Analytics) and SAP BPC would be advantageous.

Management Accountant
12-month fixed-term contract)
£negotiable competitive salary DOE

Key Skills: Management Accountant, Project Accountant, CIMA, ACA, Excel, vlookup, Pivot Tables, sumifs, ERP, IFS, Business Analytics, SAP, BPC

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.