Project Accountant
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Company : Rolls-Royce

Job Location : Bristol, UK

Posted on : Sat, 01 Aug 2020 03:35:56 GMT

Job Description :

Job Description

We currently have an exciting opportunity within the Finance team for a talented and enthusiastic Project Accountant in the Defence Aerospace Sector in Bristol.

You will be responsible for providing financial support and analysis to the Defence Programme Directors, Finance Director and Finance Controller to support strategic decision making and risk evaluation.

At Rolls-Royce, we pioneer the power that matters to our customers, to society and to the planet.

We’re the second largest global provider of defence aero-engine products and services globally with 16,000 engines in the service of 160 customers in 100 countries. Our engines power aircraft in every major sector, including: transport, combat, patrol, trainers, helicopters and unmanned aerial vehicles.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Manage the most complex programme for the UK Defence sector, encompassing 15 contracts for Original Equipment, Spares and After Markets sales. Interpret client contracts and evaluate for financial and commercial risk and opportunities, presenting feedback to Programme team.
  • Own the monthly managements accounts process for the programme; completing actual and forecast schedules with supporting commentaries and variance analysis for presentation to the sector teams and Business Partners; make financial recommendations to drive and enhance programme performance
  • Perform monthly Balance Sheet reviews, validating and explaining key Balance Sheet movements and closing out key control items as required.
  • Produce financial summaries to support Long Term Contract reviews, presenting financial findings to the Programme Director and Programme Teams.
  • Manage the programme forecasting process to ensure the submission of timely and accurate revenue, cash and profit forecasts including commentary. Work closely with the Programme, Supply Chain and Pricing teams to support the annual programme budgeting process and support the delivery of cash forecasts as and when required. Manage the monthly Ops and Threat process for the programme.
  • Conduct monthly review meetings with budget holders, providing support for commercial business issues and contract pricing queries.

Key Skills:

  • The role requires a fully qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA)
  • The candidate should be educated to degree level or above and able to demonstrate an excellent record of academic achievement
  • The successful candidate will be highly customer focussed and be experienced in communicating financial knowledge across all levels within a corporate environment
  • Strong SAP and Excel experience is required
  • An excellent working knowledge of accounting standards is required, particularly in relation to the requirements of IFRS 15, IAS 2, IAS4, IAS7 and IAS 18
  • The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator, able to converse convincingly and clearly across all levels of the business

We offer excellent development, a competitive salary and exceptional benefits. These include bonus, employee support assistance and employee discounts.

Pioneer the performance of the future. Join us and you’ll develop your skills and expertise to the very highest levels, working in an international environment for a company known the world over for brilliance and innovation.

Beyond tomorrow

We are an equal opportunities employer. We’re committed to developing a diverse workforce and an inclusive working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and cultures give us different perspectives. And the more perspectives we have, the more successful we’ll be. By building a culture of respect and appreciation, we give everyone who works here the opportunity to realise their full potential. You can learn more about our global Diversity and Inclusion strategy here .

At Rolls-Royce we also support requests for flexible working arrangements wherever possible

Closing Date : 7th August

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31 Jul 2020; 00:07

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