Assitant Accountant:Tasks and Responsibilities:Your main tasks and responsibilities will include: Perform budgetary control role for 9 cost centres. Prepare variance analysis (actual v budget) and...
Our client is a world leader in the design and manufacture of satellite systems. Their activities cover complete civil and military telecommunications and Earth observation systems, science and navigation programmes, together with avionics and a wide range of space equipment and associated ground infrastructure.They are recruiting for an Accountant to be part of the ENS UK team and you will be responsible for managing all financial data for the programme including profit & loss, cash, working capital and earned value (development programs) by providing quantitative and qualitative data to support discussions and decision making at management level.The role will be based in Stevenage, Hertfordshire and is initially an 8 month Contract.Job ProfileSupporting proposals & commercial deals by providing quantitative and qualitative financial data to prepare a winning proposal.
Provide performance against budgets/ targets highlighting discrepancies and propose mitigation actions if needed.
Challenge and support the business for all directorates in terms of financial and operational performance improvement as well as steer the contributors through convergence processes resulting in target setting.
Manage risks & opportunities and fully support the business in key change decisions (business cases, rates, major modifications).
Contribute to cash planning (Pre Deliveries/Advance Payments, European Technology Initiatives, CAPEX, inventory, supplier spend planning)Skills/Experience RequiredSimilar finance experience essential
Project Controller experience highly desirable
Two or more years of experience of working in the Technical/Engineering sector is required - preferably in a transnational context.
Excel and SAP proficient to professional level.Education & Training A recognised accountancy qualification - fully qualified - is essential
A relevant projects qualification is desirableOtherOccasional ad hoc travel to other UK and European countriesIf you have the skills and experience to be considered for this Contract role, please apply on-line.
The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency.