BAE Systems

Accountant Assistant - Costbase

Recruiter
BAE Systems
Location
Lancashire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Oct 2020
Closes
02 Nov 2020
Ref
00075105
Contact
Lauren Duff
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

Accountant Assistant - Costbase

Would you like to become part of the Finance Team within in the COO (Chief Operating Office) business? We currently have a vacancy for an Assistant Costbase Accountant at our site in Warton.

As an Assistant Costbase Accountant, you will support the Costbase Accountant and Senior Finance Manager in the provision of accurate cost base information and reporting.

This role will provide you with growth and development within the Defence Information team. There is a dedicated career path and you can move up and across in terms of progression in teams.

Your main responsibilities as an Assistant Costbase Accountant will involve:

Supporting the costbase accountant in building effective relationships to provide and receive the information that is required in a timely manner and to the required standard.

Preparing and communicating the reporting timetable and work with various teams to ensure full understanding of requirements and provision of timely and accurate information.

Supporting the coordination of reforecast cycles in line with COO requirements

Assisting with planning and executing the monthly COO costbase reporting cycle in line with COO and Air Sector timescales allowing sufficient time to review within senior management.

Assisting with the COO submission of the Integrated Business Plan (IBP).

Co-Ordinating the balance sheet review process for COO, including monthly reviews with senior management and quarterly with FD

Supporting with other AD HOC duties

Your skills and qualifications:

Qualified or part qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA, AAT) or equivalent

Experience within accountancy environment

Experience of presenting to clients and stakeholders

Strong communication skills at all levels

Understanding of the different financial systems (preferably Infor LN and TM1/COGNOS business toolset but not essential)

Proficient in using MS Office Package, especially Excel

What we're looking for in you:

You should be a forward thinking individual, someone who enjoys working in complex situations; someone who thrives working in a team, someone with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels in the business. The ideal candidate will have an inquisitive nature and an enquiring mind, always operating with integrity demonstrating the right behaviours to succeed in an ever-changing environment. We are looking for individuals with self-motivation, ideally you should be mobile and flexible.

Location: Warton

Salary: £32,660

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 Air

If you'd like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent - at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of our Air team, you could be working at the edge of what is technologically possible, shaping the future to ensure our customers are ready to face challenges we cannot even imagine today. You could be developing and evolving the technologies that will defend the UK for generations to come and supporting our customers around the globe.

Join us and you'll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace - where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential - is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it's good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

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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