Finance Graduate

Quest Technical Recruitment Limited
Chelmsford, UK
20 May 2019
28 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you interested in a career within Finance and the opportunity to gain further qualifications? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Our established clients based in the Defence & Space sector have a fantastic opportunity for a Finance Graduate to join their Finance Team on a full-time permanent basis.

Role overview:

This initial role is responsible for the Fixed Assets Accounting based in Chelmsford and supports cost accounting, stock control and inventory analysis.

Main duties will include, but won't be limited to;
  • Support the business in providing cost effective, efficient, timely and accurate Fixed Asset accounting to the group, ensuring compliance to the Group Accounting Policy
  • Monitor actual against budget and forecast for fixed asset projects (c £11M p.a. of capital expenditure in the UK)
  • Producing monthly and quarterly reporting on fixed assets, assets under construction and Capital Expenditure
  • Support and provide assistance and cover for cost accounting tasks - including product registration, stock control and inventory management (c£20M of net inventory in the UK)
  • Support and provide assistance to various periodic accounting processes, including overheads and direct costs absorption for
  • Production
  • Calibration
  • Plant maintenance
Develop effective relationships with key stakeholders across all levels of the organisationOperate within the financial controls and procedures set by the Group at all timesSupport the deployment of Sarbanes-Oxley controls across the businessSupport the UK Financial Controller with the delivery of ad-hoc financial and business projects as requiredTo be an active member of the Finance Team
Essential requirements:

GCSE English & Maths grade C or above

2 A-Levels or equivalent NVQ grade C or above

Desire to study for a professional Finance qualification (AAT finalist minimum, moving on to ACCA or CIMA)

Minimum Intermediate level Microsoft application skills such as word and excel

Location: Chelmsford, Essex

Hours: 37 hours per week, Mon to Fri, 9am to 5.30pm

Salary: Competitive

Holidays: 25 days plus bank holidays


"Free parking

"Childcare vouchers

"Premium discounts on electronics, motoring, travel, entertainment and food and wine

"Cycle Scheme - purchase a bike and pay over a 12 month period

"Aviva Pension - client matches up to 6% (auto-enrolled at 3%)

"Birkett Long - Free 30 minute consultation with a solicitor, after which you and family are entitled to corporate discount

"Virgin Active - 3% discount when signing up, just need to show you employee pass

"AXA - Free and confidential support service

"Simply health cash plan - by making regular payments you can get significant contributions toward dental, optical, physiotherapy and other medical costs

To apply, hit the 'APPLY NOW' button to email your CV with a covering letter and salary expectations to Virginia.

Due to the high level of expected applications, if you have not received a reply from us within 2 days of applying then please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

*Quest Recruitment is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from candidates of all ages, backgrounds and abilities

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