Management Accountant

  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £35.00 - £46.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Catherine Robinson

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    15 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Client:


Title: Management Accountant
Location: Glasgow
Duration: 15 months
Hours: Full time
Rate: £35.00 per hour PAYE/46.75 LTD
Umbrella. (Inside IR35)

I am currently seeking an experienced Management Accountant to work with a large defence client in the Glasgow area. This key role will assist the Head of Finance in ensuring that adequate financial control is exercised over the Company by ensuring compliance with Group and Statutory requirements and to assist in managing the Company's reporting, forecasting, budgeting and project accounting control processes to ensure that the company meets its agreed financial objectives.

It's an exciting opportunity based within a high functioning supportive team whose main focus is on quality and improvement.

The position is full time however our client can offer flexible working and operates an early finish on a Friday.


Ensuring that effective financial controls are identified, implemented, enforced and constantly reviewed and maintained.

Ensuring compliance with Company, Group and Statutory financial policies, regulations and standards.

Ensuring compliance and adherence to all Group Treasury regulations and reporting in conjunction with the Head of Finance. To work with the UK Treasury function on local Foreign Currency management requirements and reporting.

To provide support in Technical Accounting guidance.

Ensuring that monthly, quarterly and annual management, financial and statutory accounts are prepared to the Company timetable by working with the local finance team.

Providing support to Business Group, Project Managers, Head of Delivery and Head of Business in relation to contracts for the Land Business area. To include all aspects of project accounting activities from bids to projects,

Optimise cash flow and working capital management by working with projects and supporting functions. To ensure accurate forecasts and analysis to optimise performance. To help to produce weekly, monthly and full-year cash forecasts and debtor reviews, including cash surgeries.

Ownership of the Internal Control Questionnaire process and support Head of Finance in its annual review.
To support annual Budgeting and monthly Forecasting process, particularly concerning Balance Sheet and Cash Flow projections.
Liaise with external financial auditors as and when required as support to the Head of Finance.

Skills and Qualifications:

Experienced CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualified accountant or QBE

Experience in a large complex organisation

Excellent stakeholder management skills including the ability to challenge assumption
Able to work independently and take ownership of issues and decisions

Competent in/knowledge of technical accounting

Able to understand issues and communicate to non-finance stakeholders

Experience in Project Accounting would be an advantage

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

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