Cost Accountant

Ref: ZR_6444_JOB  ·  Posted on 14 September 2021


Our clients advanced defence technology protects people and national security and keeps critical information and infrastructure secure.

They search for new ways to provide their customers with a competitive edge across the air, maritime, land and cyber domains.

The Role:

As a Cost Accountant, you will be primarily responsible for the calculation of rates and submission to MoD of all information relating to compliance with MoD reporting requirements. The role also includes a range of other activities in support of financial reporting & internal financial compliance.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work with finance teams as well a broad range of internal stakeholders in contributing to the achievement of Maritime Services financial objectives. You will gain an in-depth knowledge of financial processes and procedures which will be of benefit across a wide range of activities in the Company

Key responsibilities
  • Calculating the actual and estimated rates and ensuring they are appropriately communicated
  • Supporting audit team in their cost investigations
  • Being the initial point of contact for matters relating to rates within Maritime Services.
  • Ensuring that supplier reports and the Questionnaire on the Methodology of Cost Allocation are submitted accurately and on time.
  • Co-ordinating the Capital Expenditure reporting across Maritime Services, ensuring that assets are appropriately recorded and requirements of IFRS 16 are complied with.
  • Co-ordinating the process for maintenance of Delegation of Authority levels within Maritime Services
  • Conducting the annual existence test for business-critical spreadsheets
  • Administering the shared workspace area for the finance team.
  • Updating processes and policies as required for all aspects of the role.
Skills & experience
  • Qualified accountant – ACA, ACCA or CIMA
  • Understanding of Finance Governance requirements
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Management accounting experience
  • Business Systems experience (SAP)
Additional benefits
  • Pension
  • Annual leave
  • Share Incentive Plan
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Maternity leave, Paternity, adoption, parental and time off for dependents leave
  • Discount arrangements
  • Car scheme (dependant on the role)
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