VA is an Approved Training Organisation (ATO), operating Airbus A320 and Boeing 737-800 flight simulators at its Cambridge Airport Airline Training Centre. We provide simulator training to commercial pilots and airlines to meet the global demand for new airline pilots.
The company is growing rapidly, and has reached the stage where it would benefit from having an in-house Management Accountant.
You will be reporting directly to the Executive Directors and the key focus of this role will be to manage the accounts function, ensure day-to-day financial control over spending and report monthly to the management team.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Producing monthly management accounts, including KPIs
Assisting with the creation of department and project budgets
Analysis of expenditure variances to budget
Helping operations and other departments to manage within budgets
Processing payments for authorisation by Directors
Overseeing invoice processing, managing the purchase order system and controlling spend against budget
Cash receipting, allocation and bank reconciliations
Processing expense claims
Quarterly VAT returns, including dealing with import VAT and duty
Ad-hoc tasks for department managers, including financial and cost analyses for sales
Administration and other duties relevant to the role
Experience of working in a fast-growing SME
Confident using Microsoft Excel and Xero
Natural team player, with good interpersonal skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Exceptional organisational skills and attention to detail
Ability to work to deadlines, quickly and accurately, and use own initiative
Excellent problem solving skills, with the ability to think outside the box and use own initiative
Resourceful and adaptable
Enthusiastic, motivated and reliable
ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified or part-qualified candidates are preferable, but candidates who are qualified by experience will also be considered
Industry knowledge of airline training would be an obvious advantage, but not essential as training will be given
This is a part-time permanent role, based at Cambridge Airport. 2-3 days per week, with the potential to increase to 3-4 days per week.
Salary based of a full-time equivalent of £35-40,000 depending on experience.
You must have the unrestricted right to live and work in the UK, and meet the requirements to be eligible for an airside pass.
How to Apply
If you feel that you have the qualities and experience we are looking for, please send your CV by email to:
VA thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.