Financial Accountant

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  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £20.00 - £25.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Catherine Robinson

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Job Title: Financial Accountant
Location: Filton, Bristol
Duration: 6 months
Shift: Days - 37.5 HOURS
Rates: £20.51 - £25.64 PAYE only

Role Purpose

Our client in Filton is currently seeking a qualified Financial Accountant for a 6 month contract. This role will have responsibility internal and external financial reporting supporting a robust control environment. Other responsibilities include stewardship of Capex and business leases, VAT and Government statistical returns.

Key Responsibilities

-Timely and accurate completion and submission of Government returns to ensure the site meets all external reporting requirements.
-Co-ordination of any internal audit requirements, FACTs reviews and balance sheet reviews including preparation for any on-site reviews where required.
-Oversee SAP GRC (Governance, Risk and Compliance) process adherence ensuring monthly reporting of results and escalation / remedy of instances of non-compliance.
-Ensure a robust financial control environment is maintained and documented within FACTS (Financial Accuracy and Compliance Tracking System), and reviewing the WoW (Ways of Working) at least once annually to ensure it is still fit for purpose.
-Management of existing capital investments including capitalisation of assets, disposals, monthly depreciation runs and forecasting, asset accruals and monitoring of spend for assets under construction (involving liaising with Estates and Services to ensure processes and procedures documentation is in place). This also includes support for the Capex submissions and the ongoing monitoring of these on Share-point as they go through the approval process.
-Support of the site DOA (Delegation of Authorities) ensuring it is up to date and compliant with Group and Divisional requirements.
-Act as site technical expert for Accounting and Reporting Standards and associated Group / Divisional policies.
-Provide holiday cover for the Finance Manager - Treasury, Transactions & Governance

Qualifications and Skills

-Graduate with professional UK accounting qualification (preferably ICAEW)
-Strong knowledge of IFRS & Financial Reporting
-Understanding of accounting for foreign exchange, foreign exchange forecasts and hedge requirements
-Experience of Financial forecasting and planning
-Experience working within a fast paced UK plc. environment

-Experience of working within the manufacturing sector
-Use of SAP
-Use of Hyperion

Morson International are acting as an employment business in relation to this vacancy.

ICAEW; CIMA; ACCA; FCCA; ACMA; GCMA; ACA; AAT; project accountant; management accountant; reporting accountant; finance manager; finance controller; FPA; forecasting; audits;