BAE Systems

Accountant - IM&T

BAE Systems
Cumbria, Barrow-In-Furness
£45000 - £46000 per annum
25 Jan 2021
08 Feb 2021
Natalie Caslake
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Qualified accountant
Accountant - IM&T

Would you like a high varied finance role working within our Submarines business within the IT team? We currently have a vacancy for a Accountant - IM&T at our site in Barrow.

As a Accountant - IM&T, you will provide full financial support function for the IM&T Department. You will work within the team who manage the departmental budgets.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work with a diverse range of stakeholders and partners, supporting a wide range of business activities. As IM&T are moving to a new operating model you will have ability to influence how the financial service & governance model evolves to support the new organisation, develops, so experience already held will be a valuable asset as the change in operation take shape.

Your main responsibilities as a Accountant - IM&T will involve:

Annually supporting the budgets planning cycle in order to produce the 5 year plan for the function

Maintaining an EAC forecast for the year ahead on a monthly basis with rebasing every quarter

Ensuring that financial risk and opportunities are reported on a monthly basis

Managing the month end and end of year adjustments and accruals that are made are put into SAP

Producing a monthly financial reporting pack for the IM&T Director

Creating journals so to create recharges to various programmes, Dreadnought SSNR, Astute

Analysis of costs to Computer economics benchmark

Governance of the process and training of Cost account managers. Query management. Solution identification and process improvement activities.

Your skills and qualifications:

Experience working within a Finance or an Accounting background

Financial reporting and budget planning experience

Previous experience of process improvement would be highly desirable to help manage the changes

Strong Excel skills: Pivot tables, formulas, data analysis and querying

SAP skills would be highly desirable

Leadership or Management skills would be desirable

What we're looking for in you:

To be successful in this role you will have excellent communication skills both verbally and written, you will be able to communicate to different stakeholders and also other members of the team, therefore strong interpersonal skills are essential. You will be able to build good relationships, handing tough queries when negotiating solutions for the business.

Location: Barrow

Salary: Competitive

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.

Maritime - Submarines

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.

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