Senior Accountant

Location:              Bristol Or Devonport

Rate:                     PAYE £26-£29 p/hr PAYE

Duration:              6 months initially

Techniche Global are working with an engineering defence contractor to appoint a Senior Accountant. You will support the Central Services Finance Manager in the preparation/review of Central Services cost centre accounts, consolidating accounting information for review and monthly/quarterly financial reporting.

Essential Qualifications/Experience:

  • Qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA
  • Significant experience in the use of Microsoft Office suite of applications including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook
  • Ability to understand and manipulate data to present clear and concise financial messages for review
  • Ability to ensure deadlines and targets are achieved or surpassed

Although not essential, knowledge of IFS reporting software would be advantageous.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the production of accounts for central services
  • Ensure that the team are engaging in monthly reviews with managers and providing the correct level of management information to aid in operational decision making
  • Review monthly accounts and quarterly forecasts prepared by direct reports to ensure information is complete, accurate and prepared iaw timetables and financial guidelines
  • To review levels of project accruals and prepayments on a monthly basis. To ensure errors in financial records are corrected
  • Preparation of the monthly contract schedules for presentation to the customer including collating information from members of the team
  • Assist with consolidation of contract reporting requirements, including customer liaison
  • Assist with the external and internal audits
  • Maintain strong collaborative relationships with all stakeholders
  • Deputise for the Finance Manager in times of absence