Financial Accountant

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  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Contact:

    Catherine Robinson

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Job Title: Financial Accountant
Location: Filton, Bristol
Duration: 12 months
Hours: 37 per week
Pay rate on application

New interim opportunity just released!

Our client in Bristol has just released a 12 month opportunity for a Financial Accountant to provide Financial Planning, Analysis and Control to support business needs and requirements.

A key player in the Defence industry, they are looking for someone with detailed experience of Management and Financial Accounting at intermediate level. This role would suit a part/newly qualified Management Accountant with proven experience in a commercial environment.

Please note that the successful candidate will need to undergo security clearance checks for this role.


-Responsible for Accuracy and Validity of Financial Information in SAP
-Manage month end process including co-ordination with other team members, to achieve the month end close on time and on quality
-Perform key month end Balance Sheet Reconciliations, including control accounts for recharges to other group entities, to ensure all is accurate
-Focus on revenue recognition mechanisms and ensure that costs and revenues are accrued appropriately
-Produce monthly financial reporting and support management in the preparation of budgets
-Internal controls - help to ensure all processes are consistent with company internal control guidelines and are effective to minimise the risks of fraud or error
-Continuous improvement - use experience and understanding to improve processes and controls
-Manage annual external audits of the financial statements for all activities within the area of responsibility.

Skills and Qualifications:
-Qualified/part qualified Accountant - ACCA, ACMA, CIMA or ACA
-Detailed experience of Management Accounting and Financial Accounting
-Broad Working knowledge of business systems and processes of multinational businesses
-Knowledge and experience in SAP or equivalent financial reporting tools
-High level of competence in Microsoft Office - particularly Excel & Word
-Ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines whilst maintaining high quality of output
-Ability to work as part of a team and to contribute with a positive, proactive mindset
-Strong communication skills - multiple stakeholders at different levels and in different countries

Morson International are acting as a recruitment business in relation to this vacancy

CIMA; ACCA; FCCA; ACMA; GCMA; ACA; AAT; project accountant; management accountant; finance manager; finance controller; FPA