Assistant Management Accountant
Assistant Management Accountant Job type: Permanent Full Time
£25,422 - £28,888 excellent benefits including outstanding pension scheme Closing date: 24th October 2019 Are you a part qualified accountant with an interest in sustainable and clean energy generation? Nuclear fusion, the process that powers the Sun, can play a big part in our carbon-free energy future. The UK Atomic Energy Authority is the worlds` leading fusion research laboratory aiming to lead the commercial development of fusion power and related technology. We require an assistant management accountant to support one of our finance business partners with the provision of finance and accounting for the RACE program. RACE (Remote Applications in Challenging Environments) is at the forefront of developing fusion technology, and a solution provider and operator of robotics and autonomous systems. They create innovative machines that combine advanced control systems, intricate mechanical designs, state-of-the-art sensing, and extraordinary performance. Key areas of responsibility will include: -All of the month and year end transactional processing and adjustments -Assisting with understanding and explaining performance -Preparation of grant financial reports and supporting the audits of these grants and claims. -Accruals and prepayments calculations -Support with the preparation of the quarterly forecasts, annual budget and RACE business plan as necessary At UKAEA we strive to make everyone feel welcome and fully supported. Our Ambassadors are actively promoting and advancing diversity and inclusion in the organisation to help make our Organisation an employer of choice. UKAEA has a graded career structure and our mentoring scheme will enable you to reach your true potential. The UKAEA hosts and manages the JET nuclear fusion energy experiment on behalf of the EU and is also home to the UK`s MAST-U fusion energy experiment. UKAEA also works with industry and other third parties to develop new technologies currently in Remote Handling and Materials research. Following recent UK funding two new centres of excellence in tritium fuel handling and component testing and validation are being built. The culture at UKAEA promotes research, innovation and leading-edge technological excellence, whilst investing in its people. For full details on the role, UKAEA and our benefits please download the application pack. Knowledge skills and experience Essential -Part-qualified accountant e.g. AAT, ACCA, CIMA, CIPFA or equivalent experience -Experience of using an accounting ERP system (Oracle, SAP, U4BW, Sage) -Proficient in excel and ability to handle numeric data accurately Desirable -Strong time management skills including the ability to prioritise the workload -Good written and oral communication skills -Good attention to detail -Experience of U4BW would be an advantage -Ability to work as a team player & under their own initiative -Able to interpret & present financial information to non-financial stakeholders Special requirements: Please note all employees working at the UK Atomic Energy Authority will be required to complete an online Disclosure Certificate application as part of their clearance - The Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks will show the details of all current criminal convictions (convictions considered unspent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974) or will confirm that there are no such convictions. Selection Method(s): -As part of the selection process you may be expected to complete work-based simulation exercises and a personality profile either online or onsite. Notes: -Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large or sufficient numbers of applications are received. -Please note UKAEA do not pay travel expenses for interviews. -The UK Atomic Energy Authority actively promotes equality and values diversity in our workforce. We operate a number of flexible working arrangements (such as part-time working/job share/home working). Flexible working may be available with this role.