Assistant Accountant
QinetiQ
Farnborough, England, GB
4d ago

Job Title : Assistant Accountant

6 Month Fixed Term Employment May turn into Permanent Employment

Job Location : Farnborough (can work from home 3-4 times a week)

The full benefits package includes Contributory pension scheme, share incentive plan, private medical insurance, private dental insurance, childcare vouchers, holiday vouchers, other leisure discounts, etc.

About the role :

As a member of the project / Cost Centre Accounting team, you will undertake a range of financial and accounting duties following processes and procedures with limited guidance and supervision.

The Assistant Accountant will be required to produce, review and analyse transactional finance data to ensure that financial results are compliant with company financial policy and accounting standards.

This Assistant Accountant role will offer development opportunities for those seeking to progress their accounting career.

What I will be doing :

  • The Assistant Accountant will support the delivery of high quality finance and accounting activities to the business with limited supervision and guidance, whilst working within clearly defined procedures.
  • You will resolve standard queries, escalating more complex issues to a senior member of the team.
  • The Assistant Accountant will support resilience across the Business Support team by learning new skills, tools and providing administrative support where and when required as determined by the Team Leader and / or Accounting Lead.
  • You will support the effectiveness of the business support team by identifying and communicating improvement opportunities within own role and tasks and assists with CI projects and activities.
  • What do I need?

  • The Assistant Accountant must have SAP Experience and be Microsoft Excel Competent.
  • You must have some form of Accountancy / Financial experience.
  • Why join us?

    As we continue to grow into new markets around the world, there’s never been a more exciting time to join QinetiQ. The formula for success is our appetite for innovation, courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges.

    You’ll experience a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey.

  • Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, you’ll get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies;
  • constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems in an diverse and inclusive environment where you can be authentic, feel valued and realise your full potential.

    Read more about our diverse and inclusive workplace culture here.

    Joining QinetiQ offers you an opportunity to work on a broad range of interesting defence-based projects with vast career progression across a global organisation in addition to competitive personal and professional benefits.

    You’ll receive highly competitive salary and benefits package : our basic salaries are very attractive as we constantly review what’s happening in the market.

    The range of benefits that we offer include, flexible working, generous holiday entitlements, Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance and much more.

    QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most.

  • People around the world depend on us for their safety and security, and to enable the safety and security of others. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives;
  • reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Our site is a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines, and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey.

  • Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, we get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies;
  • constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us.

    Come and find out how you can play a role.

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