Project Accounts Assistant

General Dynamics United Kingdom Ltd
Blackwood, UK
14 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
General Dynamics UK is a world-leader in the integration of cutting-edge defence and security systems, delivering decisive advantage to military, government and civil customers worldwide.

Our employee culture is one that thrives on innovation, embraces teamwork and possesses a strong will to succeed. The pioneering technologies and the quality of our people give us our competitive edge. Dynamics is not just part of our name, it's part of our spirit.

The Role:

The role will report directly to the Senior Project Accountant for the C4 Business Line providing financial support to the business unit. The role is an integral part of the current Projects Finance Team, ensuring financial control is held within the programme areas and ensuring continued compliance with all relevant GDUK and Corporate policies.

The individual will need to be a self-starter with an eye for detail and the ability to work as part of a team. The role encompasses total financial control of programs under this remit, quarterly forecasting, variance analysis and the timely completion of monthly General Ledger reconciliations.

  • Complete General Ledger and Essbase reconciliations each month. Investigate outstanding balances, and take steps to resolve the differences.
  • Bid and proposal activity including Costing, Pricing, Evaluating and preparing presentations and support.
  • Financial Analysis on existing Projects including the generation of revised forecasts and monthly actuals variance analysis. Ensuring integrity of data and adherence to corporate policies.
  • Completion of Programme tasks on a monthly and weekly basis and responding with queries as and when they arrive.
  • Overhead investment reporting; monitor monthly spend and update forecasts

  • Finance background
  • Strong eye for detail
  • Ability to negotiate with internal customers
  • Knowledge of Oracle systems
  • Knowledge of Essbase / Hyperion system
  • Qualified/Part- Qualified Accountant (ACMA/ACA/ACCA)

GDUK offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. A flexible benefits package, 25 days holiday, a compressed fortnight offering every other Friday off and an attractive bonus scheme.

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