Management Accountant - Engineering FTC


Key information

Finance and management
Support functions
Professional, Engineer & Manager
Gloucester, England, UK
Fixed Term contract, Full-time, 15 months

Job description

Reporting to the Finance Manager your responsibilities will include:

  • - Month end close of RTDI accounts in SAP
  • - Monthly reporting of RTDI accounts to Head Office using FiT database
  • - Monthly review of Engineering/RTDI performance versus budget with Head Office and site senior engineering manager
  • - Preparation and analysis of monthly expenditure reports to Engineering & Programs cost centre managers
  • - Preparation and analysis of monthly Program reports for Program management
  • - Forecasting and budget management of RTDI accounts
  • - Forecasting and budget management for Engineering/Programs overheads
  • - Support to R&T function with claims from external funding bodies
  • - Financial analysis and reconciliations
  • - Ad hoc reporting for managers

You will have work relationships with the following stakeholders:

  • - Head Office, in particular the RTDI Financial Controller
  • - Engineering, R&T and Program functions
  • - Internal finance teams

Job requirements

In order to effectively carry out this role, you will need to be able to demonstrate the following competencies:

  • • Analytical Skills
  • • Working Effectively with Others
  • • Planning & Organising
  • • Customer Focus
  • • Problem Solving
  • • Flexibility
  • • Confidentiality
  • • Quality Orientation

Technical competencies:

  • - Part qualified/qualified CIMA/ACCA
  • - Accurate and willing to manage a large variety of detailed reporting
  • - Able to demonstrate working experience in general accounting and finance
  • - Competent Microsoft user (Excel to a minimum of intermediate level)
  • - Knowledge of SAP
  • - Ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines
  • - Able to communicate effectively at all levels

  • ‘Offers of employment will be subject to a relevant level of company security vetting, which will include a criminal record check'

Complementary description

Full time
Day shift

Specificity of the job


Company information

Safran Landing Systems

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.

Safran Landing Systems is the world leader of aircraft landing and braking systems. The company has partnerships with 30 airframers in civil, regional, commercial and military transport, and supports 27,000 aircraft that operate around 70,000 landings daily.

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