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Accountant

Requisition ID:  66872
Business Unit:  Services & Support EMEA Hub (1422)
Location: 

Coventry, COV, United Kingdom, CV7 9JU

Joining our team means you’re helping to deliver our vision <> - keeping the world flying with one of over 73,000 Meggitt-equipped aircraft taking off every second of every day; protecting countless lives with our technology, keeping those who put their lives at risk safer and ensuring that the lights stay on for millions of people worldwide.

 

With over 160 years of history, innovation’s at the heart of everything we do in our aerospace, defence and selected energy markets Our global approach to lean manufacturing is the driving force on our journey to operational excellence and our goal to provide the best technology, products and service to our Customers.

 

We’ll help shape your career and provide you with the right learning, development and growth opportunities; we’re working hard to create a High Performance Culture where we live our Values of Teamwork, Integrity and Excellence.

Enable your extraordinary. Join us and be part of our diverse Meggitt team.

Job Summary

To support the Services & Support EMEA Region and the UK based finance function. The business has recently undergone a period of significant growth which includes the relocation of offices (within Coventry) to a brand new facility and an SAP implementation, so an individual comfortable and capable of operating during times of exciting, positive change is essential.

Core Responsibilities

  • Support the month end close process including preparation and posting of journals, sales and orders reporting, margin reviews, balance sheet reconciliations and preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reporting packs
  • Liaising with Finance Shared Services on accounts receivable, accounts payable and general ledger matters
  • Support with daily administration including: indirect purchase orders, vendor masterdata, daily sales and inventory reporting, reviewing shipping and invoicing blocks
  • Balance sheet reconciliations including complex intercompany analysis and query resolution
  • Support the implementation of reporting and control process improvements
  • Support the preparation of budgets and forecasts for the UK entity
  • Support for internal & external financial audits at S&S UK, and ensure the financial control environment is consistent with the Meggitt Finance Policy, GAAP and/or IFRS
  • Support data integrity to support platform/program profitability analysis

 

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Qualified Accountant (ACCA / CIMA / ACA / CCAB)
  • Good communication & presentation skills
  • Willingness to adopt a hands-on ethic and develop strong cross functional relationships
  • Strong organisational and analytical skills
  • Highly computer literate, with advanced Excel skills advantageous

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Meggitt is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business and that building a culture of respect and appreciation will give everyone the opportunity to recognise their full potential.

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