• Location

    Stevenage, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Contact:

    Mark Cunliffe

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    8 Months

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Accountant required to be responsible for managing all financial data including profit & loss, cash, working capital, and earned value (development programs) by providing quantitative and qualitative data to support discussions and decision making at management level.

The successful candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

Supporting proposals & commercial deals by providing quantitative and qualitative financial data to prepare a winning proposal

Provide performance against budgets/ targets highlighting discrepancies and propose mitigation actions if needed

Challenge and support the business for all directorates in terms of financial and operational performance improvement as well as steer the contributors through convergence processes resulting in target setting

Manage risks & opportunities and fully support the business in key change decisions (business cases, rates, major modifications)

Contribute to cash planning (Pre Deliveries/Advance Payments, European Technology Initiatives, CAPEX, inventory, supplier spend planning)

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience of the following:

A recognised accountancy qualification - fully qualified - is essential

A relevant projects qualification is desirable

Similar finance experience essential

Project Controller experience highly desirable

Two or more years of experience of working in the Technical/Engineering sector is required - preferably in a transnational context

Excel and SAP proficient to professional level

Recognising the RESTRICTED nature of the work, suitable candidates will be SC cleared or eligible for this level of clearance