Project Accountant - Defence

Dart Recruitment
13 Apr 2018
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
An international Aerospace business is looking for a Part-Qualified Accountant to join their team.

The role will give you experience in providing consolidated financial reports in accordance with single source contract regulations and assisting with the coordination and reporting of all related financial activities.
The role may involve some travel within UK and occasional travel within Europe.

Main responsibilities:

  • Reporting: Completion of all regulatory reports required to meet SSCR requirements in accordance with the FSA Contract
  • Offers: Liaise with the Defence Senior Management Team to validate the financial integrity of Defence offers
  • Plan: Assist the Senior Commercial Manager in preparing the Defence Department Operational Plan (OP)
  • Forecast: Assist in the preparation of Defence Department quarterly forecasts incorporating reviews of the P&L, balance sheet and cash
  • Management reporting: Assist in the tracking of the actual Defence Department performance in comparison to OP target and forecasts against specific contracts.
  • Contracts reviews: Prepare Group contract reviews and monthly “Estimate at Completion” (EACs) updates. Ensure labour and sub-contractor costs are correctly booked.
  • Support month end closing for financial reporting.
  • Internal control: monito adherence to company policies and procedures (such as risk management) and the relevant accounting standards.
  • Information system: maintain the defence related financial data in SAP, amend the reports, and address change request to the IT department if required

Skills and Knowledge Required:
  • Part-Qualified / Studier
  • Around 5 years working in a finance environment
  • Good working knowledge of accountancy principles
  • Good report and procedure writing skills
  • Strong Excel skills (SAP also desirable)

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