Accounting Services Controller, Stevenage


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Role Title and Location: Accounting Services Controller, Stevenage

Job Ref No: P7631

Directorate: Finance

MBDA Level of role: Level 4

Reports to Head of UK Accounting, Reporting and Tax Compliance

The Opportunity

An opportunity has arisen to join Central Finance as part of the UK Accounting Services team.

Who and what we are looking for from you?

  • To succeed in this role, you need the ability to understand and follow a process and verify that others are doing so

  • Good numeracy skills

  • You will need to have a desire to work hard to meet strict timelines

  • Have good organisational skills to manage multiple tasks

  • Have a can do attitude

  • Be personable and able to communicate effectively with internal customers

  • Be a team player and effective leader

The Role

You will be involved in;

  • Management of a team of people responsible for the processing of all purchase ledger invoices and employee expenses.

  • Management of Corporate Credit Card account

  • The implementation of new digitalised ways of working

  • Statutory reporting on supplier payments

  • Point of Contact with payroll provider, review and authorisation of payroll payments and journals

  • Management of Authorised Signatories list

What’s in it for you?

An opportunity to join a fast paced team which is under pressure to deliver on time to its internal and external customers

  • You will get the opportunity to develop a good grounding of basic financialsystems and processes

  • You are joining at a time when we are considering changes and improvements to our systems and the use of technology to aid us. You will therefore have the opportunity to be part of designing and implementing this new system

What’s great about joining this team?

  • Part of the UK Financial Accounting & Reporting team committed to assisting the business inproviding timely and accurate financial records

  • Team is located together in a part of a large open plan friendly environment

Please Note:

MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the individual’s ability to fulfil the requirements of the role. Your eligibility for the appropriate level of security clearance may be discussed with you during the recruitment process. Any existing clearance holders may be able to transfer clearance (subject to approval).

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