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Accountant

  • Location

    Preston, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Finance

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £25.28 per hour

  • Contact:

    Vicky Turner

  • Contact email:

    vicky.turner@morson.com

  • Job ref:

    171159VIT_1575367769

  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-10

  • Start date:

    06/01/20

  • Client:

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Accountant; Preston; £25.28/hr PAYE plus holidays or £32/hr LTD; 12 month Contract

Working within a busy Treasury team based at Warton for our client BAE Systems, you will be responsible supporting the delivery of UK and foreign bank accounts, currency hedging management, cash forecasting and associated cashbook activities. You will be working closely with finance leads, the wider business community and Group Treasury through the various activities undertaken by the team. The role includes responsibility for banking systems, overseas activities as well as supporting the implementation of our new accounting system.

Main Roles and Responsibilities
Responsibility for the on-going security of the UK and foreign bank accounts including ensuring anti-money laundering compliance in all territories

Oversee the bank mandate process ensuring they are kept up to date

Responsible for the testing and deployment of banking and treasury systems including user access

Responsible for coordinating foreign exchange and banking solutions for the overseas entities. This includes the identification of the solution needed, set up and ongoing liaison with the overseas finance team

Support the readiness and implementation activities for the new accounting system and processes

Maintain regular and appropriate liaison with the business areas to provide support, guidance and specialist advice on payment activities ensuring full compliance with all relevant policies

Liaison with relevant stakeholders to answer queries and implement process improvements

Deliver training to various stakeholders across the business

Essential Skills
Existing treasury experience is highly beneficial. Strong interpersonal skills are required to influence and guide both business and Group Treasury stakeholders. Knowledge of banking systems and processes would be an advantage to the successful applicant. Excellent communication skills and being a team player are essential.

Responsibilities;

The successful candidate will be required to perform tasks suitable to the internal level of this role. The role will contain, but will not be limited to, the following

Responsibility for the on-going security of the UK and foreign bank accounts including ensuring anti-money laundering compliance in all territories
Oversee the bank mandate process ensuring they are kept up to date
Responsible for the testing and deployment of banking and treasury systems including user access
Responsible for coordinating foreign exchange and banking solutions for the overseas entities. This includes the identification of the solution needed, set up and ongoing liaison with the overseas finance team
Support the readiness and implementation activities for the new accounting system and processes
Maintain regular and appropriate liaison with the business areas to provide support, guidance and specialist advice on payment activities ensuring full compliance with all relevant policies
Liaison with relevant stakeholders to answer queries and implement process improvements
Deliver training to various stakeholders across the business
of revenue and other monthly journals, supporting the balance sheet process and collating information for management reviews.

The following will be required of the successful candidates:

Essential Experience/Skills: Communication, team working, motivation.

IT requirements: Excellent Microsoft Excel, Outlook

Part qualified (CIMA Level 3)

Morson is acting as a recruitment business in relation to this vacancy