BAE Systems

Accountant - Reporting

BAE Systems
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
04 May 2021
18 May 2021
Lauren Duff
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Accountant - Reporting


Would you like to be part of a small team delivering timely and accurate financial information to both the Europe & International Management Committee and the Air Operating Group? We currently have a vacancy for a Reporting Accountant at our site in Warton.


As a Reporting Accountant, you will play a key role in the consolidation and reporting of Europe and International accounts covering various products, platforms and legal entities.


This role will provide you with the opportunity to join a diverse business area working to cover a number of different sites and locations. You will gain excellent exposure to a variety of key senior leaders and stakeholders inside and outside of the Finance function



Your main responsibilities as a Reporting Accountant will involve:


Providing support to Finance Manager - Reporting, in all aspects of monthly financial reporting to Air including:



Supporting the financial reporting and consolidation of the monthly accounts (Monthly Management Report/Hyperion) with focus on timely and accurate information


Supporting the Europe and International finance teams in completing their accounts and month end process (TM1) - forecasting tool within BAE


Supporting the Half Year and Full Year Statutory Reporting process and provide support to external audit during these periods


Supporting the E&I Balance sheet process and completion of Balance Sheet review packs in preparation for Europe & International Finance Director review


Supporting the E&I Project Salient end to end process including support to the Quarterly Business Review and Contract Business Review packs


Coordinating the Annual Patent Box survey and Office of National Statistics Surveys


Maintaining E&I Top Projects for consistent HFM reporting


Supporting the E&I Integrated Planning Process


Other ad-hoc queries from Air / within the E&I business



Your skills and qualifications:


CIMA, ACA or ACCA - Qualified or Part-qualified


Experience in Reporting and/or Project Accounting roles


Good understanding of accounting standards


Advanced Excel skills




What we're looking for in you:


You will have excellent influencing and challenging skills and the ability to clearly present and communicate concise information to various levels in the organisation. You will have excellent analytical skills and keen attention to detail, as well as being well organised.



Location: Warton



Salary: £38,498


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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