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Senior Reporting Accountant

  • Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benefits, Pension
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Bournemouth, Dorset
  • Sector: Financial Accountant, Project Accountant
  • Date posted: 11/10/2016
  • Job reference: J356599A

Senior Reporting Accountant

£60,000 - £65,000 + Car + Bonus + Benefits

Bournemouth - BH23

We are looking to recruit a Senior Reporting Accountant for a new opportunity working for a FTSE100 engineering support services organisation based from their regional headquarters just outside of Bournemouth - BH23

The organisation is the UKs leading provider of support services to the MoD and the Armed Forces across all three services, land, sea and air. Working as part of the defence and security division you will assume responsibility for the financial reporting within the land business unit, which will include the following key duties.

  • Submission of group reporting on behalf of the business unit including monthly accounts, budgets, forecasts and strategic plans
  • Contract based business unit accounting and submission to the group
  • Control of balance sheet models to support group submissions
  • Statutory reporting
  • Completion of yearend audit and tax packs
  • Manage and review the sign off of business unit budgets, forecasts and strategic plans
  • Supporting continuous improvement projects through to completion
  • Work closely with key senior finance stakeholders within the group
  • Management of a team of reporting accountants and a graduate, taking responsibility for their ongoing performance and development

Skills and Experience Profile

  • Recognised professional qualification ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Experience working a contract & project accounting environment
  • Skilled in manipulating data to present clear and concise financial reports
  • Ability to ensure that deadlines and targets are met and surpassed
  • Experience of finance IT software, ideally SAP
  • Leadership and strong communication skills
  • The ability to work in a fast paced and demanding environment, challenging where appropriate and ensuring the commercial needs of the business are met
  • The ability to obtain and hold MoD SC clearance

What's on offer?

  • Starting salary £60,000 - £65,000 offered on a permanent basis
  • Car allowance
  • Bonus up to 10%
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Contribution Pension Scheme
  • Share Save Scheme
  • Flexible working hours
  • The opportunity to develop a career with a market leading FSTE100 organisation

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