BAE Systems

Assistant Management Accountant

BAE Systems
29 Sep 2020
13 Oct 2020
Lauren Duff
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

Assistant Management Accountant

Would you like to play an integral role supporting our finance teams? We currently have a vacancy for an Assistant Management Accountant at our site in Glascoed, S. Wales.

As an Assistant Management Accountant, you will provide financial support to the Land UK business, producing reports to the requirements and deadlines of both internal and external customers whilst incorporating sound financial controls. You will maintain data integrity levels and liaise with other functions to achieve streamlined integrated processes, which meet overall business objectives.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to develop your skills and become a management accountant. We will provide you with study support for your accounting qualification and develop your skills in a niche sector giving you the ability to develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Your main responsibilities as an Assistant Management Accountant will involve:

Preparing monthly accruals, prepayments and account correction journals

Consolidation of Cost Base Forecast Files and actual reporting including analysis of headcount data

Reconciliation of payroll records to HR and SAP Records

Preparing monthly and annual account reconciliations

Working with accountants on reporting and creating summary of status reports and loading of budgets and closure of projects on to the system

Supporting with the continuous improvement of procedures and working practices. Producing, promoting and monitoring of supporting process instructions

Initiating improvements to reporting mechanisms to extract maximum benefit from the reporting applications

Leading a number of technology projects within the finance team and supporting with the introduction of automation of data extraction and input into our systems

Your skills and qualifications:

Actively studying towards accountancy qualification (e.g. CIMA/ACCA - Study support available) or recently completed a Finance/Accounting Degree

Transactional financial accounting experience

Excel Skills - Experience of using Formulas & VLOOKUPs

Presentational Skills - Ability to present to non-financial stakeholders of all levels

What we're looking for in you:

To be successful in this role you will possess a number of core skills, which will help you in your day-to-day role and develop with the organisation, these include but are not limited to: great stakeholder management skills, the ability to prioritise, influencing skills, the ability to manage your own workload, great communication skills, being self-motivated and the willingness to learn and develop your skills.

Location: Glascoed, S. Wales

Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

BAE Systems Land UK

Supporting the Armed Forces with the most advanced combat vehicle and munitions capabilities in the world is one of the most exciting career moves you could make. Join us and be part of a team that gives our customers a strategic edge on the battlefield by designing, manufacturing and maintaining some of their most vital equipment. With major facilities in Cheshire, Monmouthshire, Shropshire and Tyne and Wear our Land UK business employs over 1500 people and has a desire to grow the business, both in the UK and internationally.

We are looking for people with the passion, drive and technical skills to give the best they can every day, to make sure our troops receive only the best. In return, we offer you a role you can be proud of, that lets you grow and develop in the UK's leading defence, aerospace and security company.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.

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