Junior Accountant - Graduate or AAT

Recruiter
Raytheon
Location
Wrexham (Wrecsam)
Posted
18 Jan 2019
Closes
31 Jan 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Finance Analyst - Engineering / Manufacturing
Raytheon UK - Airborne ISR
Broughton near Chester
Raytheon UK is part of the large global US conglomerate Raytheon and is a major contractor and supplier to the MoD. Our Airborne Solutions business, with sites in Broughton near Chester, RAF Waddington and Harlow HQ, are able to provide complete Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) technical capability and support across a number of military platforms.
We currently seek to hire an aspiring accountant to provide financial support across both function and programme in a matrix environment. This is a challenging yet highly interesting opportunity, where the successful incumbent will need to be adept at working in a fast paced, fluid environment of change with challenging external customers and internal stakeholders.
The role in its truest sense could be classified as a hybrid of Project and Cost Accounting and would either suit a recent graduate looking to forge a career in accountancy/finance or someone currently AAT qualified and working towards CIMA and preferably from a manufacturing or turnkey engineering projects background.
Main Duties include but not limited to:
* Support the monthly programme “Earned Value Management System” process.
* Support throughout the programme Gate Process.
* Ensure the programme Contract Log is updated and checked to SAP.
* Work with Scheduling to provide admin support to raise BCR’s and update the BCR Log.
* Liaise with the Commercial team to raise invoice requests, and when appropriate chase payments and provide relevant reports.
* Send invoices received at Broughton to Accounts Payable and file.
* Liaise with Accounts Payable to code invoices
* Weekly Headcount Reports
* Day to day financial support to the Broughton site, assisting with the AOP and Monthly Reporting for the Broughton facilities and Manufacturing teams.
* Maintain and develop reporting in SAP, BW and Cognos
* Support the Quarterly Estimate at Completion (EAC) Process on an as needs basis.
* Other ad-hoc analysis as required by the business and wider finance teams.
Candidate Requirements
* Either degree educated in a related Finance/ Business discipline, or AAT qualified and working towards CIMA.
* Excellent communication and organisational skills
* Excellent time management and ability to work under pressure
* Highly organised, self-motivated and ability to manage a diverse workload.
* Able to use own initiative and work without supervision.
* A good level of IT literacy with a variety of business systems.
* Ability to pick up new processes quickly and effectively
* Positive ‘can do’ attitude
* Strong integrity, confidentiality and a professional approach to work

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