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Financial Accountant

Location: Glasgow Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Sector: Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Millie Jackson

Job Title: Financial Accountant

Location: Glasgow

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000

Clearance: SC Eligibility Required

Are you ready to take on a dynamic role as a Financial Accountant within one of the world's leading Defence companies? Joining us means becoming an integral part of a large multinational organisation and a standalone legal entity, where your expertise will contribute to the success of our financial operations.

Key Responsibilities of a Financial Accountant:

  • Contribute to the delivery of the UK statutory accounts
  • Act as the primary point of contact for interactions with the Ministry of Defence's audit team, overseeing the collation of reports and providing necessary evidence
  • Coordinate the annual business budget compilation
  • Monthly tracking and reporting on business performance
  • Handle monthly, quarterly, and annual tax reporting
  • Manage insurance reporting
  • Lead the transfer pricing audit and implement new requirements
  • Compile quarterly controls matrix, ensuring compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements
  • Monitor compliance with local and international policy statements, recording exceptions
  • Provide support in the implementation of a new financial system
  • Manage the business-level risk and opportunity register
  • Cultivate strong relationships with key stakeholders, both internal and external
  • Offer ad-hoc support within the financial accounting team

Skills, Qualifications and Experience needed:

  • Studying or preparing to study ACCA, CIMA or equivalent with some professional experience
  • Strong accounting & analytical skills with some experience of internal controls and accounting functions
  • Demonstrated ability to support financial processes and complete financial requirements in accordance with local accounting standards and taxation regulations.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously, deal with ambiguity and to perform to tight deadline.
  • Ability to work as a part of a hybrid team.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of US financial and tax regulations and principal areas of difference from UK requirements
  • Experience of budgeting & forecasting
  • Experience with applications including SAP ledger, P2P & Concur
  • Some presentation experience to middle or senior levels of management

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to advance your career as a Financial Accountant. Apply now, as this position will be filled quickly. To be considered, applicants must be eligible for UK security clearance up to SC level.

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