Senior Accountant

London (Greater)
14 Dec 2018
06 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Accountant – Permanent – Surrey – £40,000 - £50,000 DoE – SC or Willing to Undergo

Key Responsibilities:

* Providing Project Accounting support, challenge and advice to the Project

* teams through active engagement in Bids, Project Risk reviews and Contract Reviews

* Complying with all elements of Combat Systems processes and application of our clients Finance Policies and Financial Control

* Assisting Project Managers in the production of robust forecast updates. Completion of all weekly and monthly forecasting as required

* Analysing, review, challenge and advise on performance data; ensuring data integrity between the various systems

* Maintaining and reviewing of the project Contract Status Reports including relevant comments to aid management understanding of movements and variances

What our client is looking for:

* You should be a motivated individual with ability to self- manage and to be proactive in seeking continuous improvement opportunities

* You will be able to effectively report and explain complex finance issues in a multi -disciplinary project team environment

* You have a finance career that can demonstrate the ability to facilitate and drive continuous improvement both within your span of responsibility as well as influence the wider business

* Experience of SAP is desirable but not essential

* Competent user of MS excel and power point

Skills / Experience:

* Experience gained in a business partnering or project delivery capacity

* Ability to build working relationships and effectively collaborate within a multi-disciplinary team

* High level of commercial awareness in a contracting environment

* Capability and drive to challenge the business in order to maximise financial performance and control risk

* Experience providing support and financial advice to delivery programmes

* Finance experience gained within engineering, manufacturing, ship building or defence environment would be preferred

* Full membership of a relevant professional accounting body – CIMA, ACCA or ACA/ICAS is essential

RECOMMEND A FRIEND: If you have professional friends/colleagues who would be interested in one of our roles and our excellent levels of service too, we'd like to recognise your recommendations with a 'thank you' of our own. For every colleague you refer who then starts a role through Datasource either Contract or Permanent, we will send you £300!

You will be required to hold a minimum of SC or Willing to Undergo. If you do not hold an active SC or Willing to Undergo please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

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