Senior Accountant Temp to Perm

  • Location

    Staffordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £19.72 - £22.19 per hour

  • Contact:

    Catherine Robinson

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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Title: Senior Accountant
Location: Leek, Staffs
Duration: 3 months temp to perm
Hours: 35
Rate: On application

We are currently looking for a Senior Accountant for our defence client in Leek. This role will be responsible for accelerating profitable growth within the value stream in line with the client's agreed strategy.

You will also participate in the development of Industrial services supporting the growth objectives of Land Systems in various market segments; industrial, Mass transit, Agricultural, Construction, Renewable Energy, Marine and Military .

Key Responsibilities

As well as standard accounting responsibilities, this role is also accountable for the following:

- Attendance at monthly controlling review meeting depending on actual variances against budget and ensure that company reports are analysed, discussed with colleagues to identify all key factors and that appropriate means of measurement are implemented
- Regular AV variance analysis and sales price monitoring
- Submission of final versions of feasibility studies and CapEX Projects to NMA finance
- Ensuring that accounts, budgets, forecasts and reports are accurately prepared in accordance with existing rules and promptly submitted to members of the local, regional management team and NMA finance
- Ensuring that all guidelines and authorisation limits for the business are in place and are respected within the organisation and that actions are carried out following Corporate Audit recommendations to reduce the risk potential
- Ensuring that the IT systems and procedures are exercised in all areas and that they provide data to support local, regional and NMA management in the decision making process
- Lead local accounting team

Qualifications and Experience

- CIMA/ACCA qualified or QBE
- Graduate level in economics / business administration and / or accounting
- Working experience in international industrial organisations, in IFRS accounting and IT working experience in SAP
- Excellent communication skills, further language capabilities are an advantage
- Leadership competencies; ability to convince and motivate people, good interpersonal skills and ability to initiate and manage change
- Functional competencies: to represent the company vs auditors and in other Group councils, meetings

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

Accounting; CIMA; ACCA; FCCA; Defence; Aerospace; SAP; Management Accountant; Finance Manager; Finance Controller