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Senior Accountant

  • Job reference: 934306
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: GBP160 - GBP208 per day + PAYE
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Finance, Financial Accountant
  • Date posted: 01/03/2021

Our client is the UK's leading Engineering Support Services company employing over 27,000 people worldwide operating in the Defence, Mining & Construction, Rail, Nuclear, Energy, Property Management and Education & Training sectors.

A Senior Accountant is required to be based in either client's Bristol or Plymouth sites.

Up to 12 months duration

PAYE £20 - £26.00 (inside IR35)

In support of the Central Services Finance Manager, the role of Senior Accountant includes supervising the preparation/review of Central Services cost centre accounts and consolidating accounting information for review and monthly/quarterly financial reporting.
Key Responsibilities:
* Supervise the production of accounts for central services
* Ensure that the team are engaging in monthly reviews with managers and providing the correct level of management information to aid in operational decision making
* Review monthly accounts and quarterly forecasts prepared by direct reports to ensure information is complete, accurate and prepared iaw timetables and financial guidelines
* To review levels of project accruals and prepayments on a monthly basis. To ensure errors in financial records are corrected
* Preparation of the monthly contract schedules for presentation to the customer including collating information from members of the team
* Assist with consolidation of contract reporting requirements, including customer liaison
* Assist with the external and internal audits

* Qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA
* Significant experience in the use of Microsoft Office suite of applications including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook
* Ability to understand and manipulate data to present clear and concise financial messages for review
* Ability to ensure deadlines and targets are achieved or surpassed
* Knowledge of IFS reporting software

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.