Senior Accountant

Zoek Pin Glasgow, Scotland

Permanent (Unspecified)

Posted 41 days ago

The Senior Accountant will assist Finance who will play a key part in both reaching the desired position on day one and then delivering my client's commitment to quality and budget. This is an exciting hands-on opportunity to gain broad financial and project management experience.

Client Details

Our client is a FTSE listed manufacturing & defence company operating globally. They are a flexible company and proactively encourage support + wellbeing for employees, in addition to excellent career progression.


Your main responsibilities as a Senior Accountant will involve:

  • Providing Project Accounting support, challenge and advice to the Project teams through active engagement in Bids, Project Risk reviews and Contract Reviews
  • Complying with the relevant elements of processes and application of Systems Finance Policies and Financial Controls
  • Assisting Project Managers in the production of robust forecast updates. Completion of all weekly and monthly forecasting as required.
  • Analysing, review, challenge and advise on performance data; ensuring data integrity between the various systems
  • Maintaining and reviewing of the project Contract Status Reports including relevant comments to aid management understanding of movements and variances


The Senior Accountant will likely have the following profile;

  • Full membership of a relevant professional accounting body - CIMA, ACCA or ICAS
  • Experience gained in a business partnering or project delivery capacity
  • Experience in data analysis and management reporting
  • High level of commercial awareness in a contracting environment
  • Capability and drive to challenge the business in order to maximise financial performance and control risk
  • Finance experience gained within engineering, manufacturing, ship building or defence environment would be preferred
  • Good understanding of Financial Control

Job Offer

The Senior Accountant will be offered the following package;

  • £43,000 - £48,000 (DOE)
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Enhanced annual leave allowance
  • Company contributed share incentive plan
  • Flexible working
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Cycle 2 work
  • Many local & national employee discounts


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