Vertical Aerospace Group Ltd is building technology to revolutionise how people fly.  We are looking for a part-qualified accounting professional, ideally with engineering/manufacturing experience, to join us as our management accountant in our small finance team. The candidate will provide financial management & general accounting support to the business & prepare claims primarily to government bodies.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Preparation of financial forecasts & liaising with all stakeholders on a regular basis
  • Assist with the preparation of the monthly management accounts including variance analysis & KPI’s
  • Preparation of claims to government bodies & other external fund providers
  • Support financial forecasts for external grant applications & continuing review process
  • Preparation of management accounting journals & key schedules
  • Preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Management of fixed asset reporting
  • Manage the relationships with external auditors etc to ensure prompt issue resolution & grant payments
  • Purchase ledger management, including processing invoices & payments
  • Adherence to the internal control environment, financial process & controls
  • Produce the quarterly VAT returns where required
  • Working closely with the procurement team to ensure correct set up of suppliers on the ERP system
  • Ad hoc financial reporting as required

Basic Qualifications/Experience

  • Part-qualified accountant
  • Accounting experience
  • Strong numeracy & excel skills

Preferred Qualifications/Experience

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified /part-qualified
  • Has a 2.1 university degree or equivalent
  • Experience working in an established accounts team, ideally in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience of ERP system & advanced Excel skills

Key Personal Qualities

Key attributes to include the ability to work in a rapidly changing environment & to propose, justify, initiate & implement change.  Comfortable adopting a can-do approach to the work & prepared to work up or down a level to get the job done.  A self starter yet strong team player.

To apply for this role, submit your CV and a covering letter to us.