Management Accountant

Bristol, Bristol, UK
21 Feb 2018
05 Mar 2018
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed, SC
Job Type

Babcock is the UK's leading engineering support services organisation employing over 28,000 people across the world. Babcock offer a hugely diverse number of career options.

Job Purpose:
To assist in the preparation of monthly Management Accounts and reporting and to manage the supplier implementation, invoicing and billing process of all Leased vehicles.
Special Features:
The job holder will assist the Contract Accountant in preparing report information, with general accounts administration and with monthly customer billing activities.
Key outputs/deliverables will be:
  • Assist the Contract Accountant in the production of monthly management accounts
  • Prepare control account reconciliations  for review
  • Liaise with the Finance Shared Service Centre in dealing with query issues on sales and purchase transactions
  • Assist the Contract Accountant in the production of monthly customer billing
  • Liaise with Suppliers and the Fleet Team in dealing with invoicing queries
  • To provide support to the Contract Accountant as required
Main Accountabilities:
  • Prepare monthly reports using query tools and excel for the monthly management accounts and for various monthly and ad hoc operational reports
  • Prepare and post journals from information obtained on margins and overheads
  • Provide accounting support throughout the month on sales and purchase ledger transactions
  • Manage the supplier implementation, invoicing and billing process of all leased business
Additional accountabilities:
  • Investigate weekly and monthly payment run's prior to authorisation
  • Request manual Sales invoices
  • Prepare monthly and ad hoc Customer invoices
  • Prepare and post monthly journals
  • Code overhead invoices
  • Prepare documentation for the set-up of new supplier accounts
  • Perform ad hoc accounting duties as required
  • Assist in completing data reconciliations
  • Attend Supplier reviews as necessary
Person Specification
Knowledge, Qualification and Experience:
  • Previous experience in an Assistant Accountant role is preferred
  • Educated to GCSE standard grade C and above for Maths and English
  • Professional development/qualification in Accounting preferred
Skills & Competencies
  • Advanced user of MS Excel
  • Experience of using query tools to extract data from the MIS
  • Experience of AS400 and Navision preferred
Interpersonal/Behavioural Skills
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively within a team
  • Good communication skills with both finance and non-finance colleagues
  • Must have a proactive 'Can-do' approach
All applicants must have or be able to obtain,SC Security Clearance.
Aztec West Bristol
Closing date
5 March 2018

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