Senior General Accountant

B/E Aerospace Ltd
Leighton Buzzard, UK
20 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defence industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers' toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

As a leader in the aerospace industry, we have a number of exciting positions available right now, including a Senior General Accountant in our Interior Systems business located in Leighton Buzzard, UK.


The Senior General Accountant applies principles of accounting to analyse financial information and prepare financial reports. Maintains or oversees the control of accounts and records in such areas as disbursements, expenses, tax payments, and income. Compiles and analyses financial information to record transactions, prepare reports, and review and verify accuracy. Prepares balance sheet and profit and loss statements, consolidated financial statements, and other accounting schedules and reports. May design, modify, install, and/or maintain accounting systems to ensure an adequate recognition of financial transactions. Responsible for the adherence to and communication of accounting and auditing policies and procedures.

The purpose of this role is to provide sound financial process and procedure control, improve the financial control framework throughout the business, lead implementation of UTC policy and support UK tax compliance

  • Conform to and continuously monitor financial policies and procedures against UTC frameworks
  • Implement and roll out finance policy and procedure updates throughout the business
  • Support UK tax reporting requirements - including but not limited to corporation tax, short term business visitors, intrastat and VAT
  • Key support for External and Internal audits
  • General accounting for campus costs
  • Accounting entries for hedge accounting for UK businesses
  • Complete various month end reporting requirements including but not limited to balance sheet reconciliations, accruals and prepayments
  • Other high level general accounting and support for ad hoc financial requests from the business
  • Deputise for Shared Service Manager, as and when required

  • Qualified ACA (or equivalent)
  • Proven experience in a similar role
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Demonstrable experience of leading process improvement across multifunctional teams

  • Educated to degree level
  • ERP system experience
  • Demonstrable experience of leading process improvement across multifunctional teams

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed descriptions of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

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