Financial Reporting Manager - 12 month FTC SF28455£42,180 Location: Devonport, Plymouth or BristolAbout the role: An opportunity has arisen for a Financial Reporting Manager for an initial period of 12 months. The role is currently a fixed term contract to cover a secondment but for the right individual could lead to a permanent opportunity. The role can be based within Devonport Dockyard Plymouth, or in our Technology Centre in Bristol Business Park. The role sits within the Marine Centre finance team, reporting to the Marine Sector Financial Controller, with primary responsibility for all monthly and quarterly financial reporting processes. The successful candidate will take the lead in ensuring the best quality financial data for the Sector is submitted and reviewed on a monthly basis using the Group reporting system, SAP BPC. As such, this is a 'hands on' role with responsibility for managing 1-2 reporting accountants. The post-holder will work closely with members of the Group and Marine finance teams, as well as key members of the Marine board, including corporate services directors, and will therefore suit an individual who is able to demonstrate good communication skills with staff at multiple levels and from various backgrounds. Key responsibilities: * Manage the month end reporting process for the Marine Sector * Review and validate the monthly and quarterly SAP BPC submissions for Marine * Oversight of monthly accounts preparation and analysis for Marine Centre * Quarterly forecast and budget preparation * Provide support to Marine Major Bids teamWhat do I need to do the job?You will be a fully qualified accountant comfortable working with IT reporting systems, previous exposure to SAP BPC would be desirable, although not essential and training will be provided.What else do I need to know?You will work 36 hours per week Monday to Friday with flexible working and you must be able to achieve the appropriate level of Security Clearance.Grade This position is within the Marine & Technology Centre business unit as a grade 6 which has a salary of £42,180 with DRDL Terms and Conditions.