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Assistant Reporting Accountant

  • Job reference: 931972
  • Location: Fareham, Hampshire
  • Salary: Up to GBP137 per day + + holiday pay
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Assistant Accountant, Finance
  • Date posted: 15/09/2020


Assistant Reporting Accountant

Location - HMS Collingwood, near Fareham, PO14 1AS

3 months duration - immediate start

Rate up to £17.15 per hour + holiday pay PAYE

Reporting to the Financial Controller, to assist with all aspects of the Sea Business Unit's Financial & Statutory reporting.

Security Criteria to be achieved:

  • BPSS + MOD 'SC' Security Clearance.
  • Annual Credit check
  • DVLA check


  • Part Qualified CIMA/ACCA, actively progressing to qualified status
  • Sound technical knowledge, of IFRS and UK GAAP

Skills & Competencies

Key Technical Skills / competencies

  • Resilient and proactive
  • Good attention to detail
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Office applications, proficient in Excel
  • Experience of SAP Financial Accounting and Project Systems
  • Driving Licence

Key outputs/deliverables will be:

To support the month end and quarterly accounting and reporting processes for Sea Training, to ensure that Sector, Group and local requirements are met and delivered to schedule, and to support delivery of the external reporting obligations of the business unit.

  • Preparation of monthly reporting submissions
  • Processing sales invoices on SAP and Exostar
  • Control of excel models to support group submissions
  • Analysis of monthly working capital and operating cash performance
  • Assist with yearend audit reporting, tax reporting and any other required sector and group reporting
  • Support of local and parent company audits
  • Assist with statutory accounts in compliance with relevant UK GAAP
  • Preparation of Office of National statistics returns
  • Weekly short term cashflow forecasting
  • Intercompany reconciliations and agreements
  • The set-up of new projects, and the administration of existing projects, in SAP
  • Balance Sheet Reconciliation - Monitoring & Compliance
  • CIS returns and VAT returns
  • Ad-hoc reporting

Main Accountabilities:

  • To ensure that internal and external reporting obligations are met and delivered on schedule
  • Compliance with group policies and best practice to ensure the integrity of reporting, and to minimise audit queries or issues
  • The maintenance and availability of SAP projects
  • SAP ledger reconciliation
  • Weekly cash forecasts and reporting
  • Analysis of monthly cash performance
  • Identification of opportunities for reporting efficiencies and improvement
  • To be a proficient SAP User

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.