Newport (Casnewydd)
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Accountant - Newport
12 months contract - Full Time - Competitive

Acorn Recruitment is working on behalf of a well-established international company whose focus is on the design and manufacture of advanced satellites and systems for telecommunications, earth observation, and navigation and science programmes.

We are currently seeking an Accountant at the Newport facility on a 12 months contract.

Job Specification

*To cooperate in the definition, assist Country Co-ordinator with team support for the site concept, organizational structure, processes and procedures

*To Perform General Ledger Accounting of Divisions and HQ, in accordance to IFRS or other applicable accounting standards and to Group and Divisions criteria

Main Responsibilities

*Run the closing processes on time and on quality, meeting all the Group accounting criteria.

*Report on time and on quality all the Divisions and HQ financials, including FACTS+ reporting as defined in the corresponding Service Level Agreements.

*Provide controlling activities where applicable.

*Specifically support subsidiaries for controlling activities, and consulting services e.g. CFO support.

*Support external and internal audits when applicable.

*Execute the process in the most efficient way through the implementation of transnational and cross-divisional improvements, harmonization, and automation

Key Skills

*Degree level qualification in Finance / Accounting / Controlling.
*An awareness of Economics would be desirable.
*Previous experience of managing / leading a team.
*An understanding of business accounting in the Aerospace environment.
*Knowledge of Lean methodologies.
*Proficient in MS Office - specifically Excel.
*Knowledge of SAP.
*Project Management skills would be an advantage.
*English language at negotiation level, other languages would be a plus.

Acorn Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
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