BAE Systems

Treasury Accountant

BAE Systems
28 Jul 2021
11 Aug 2021
Lauren Duff
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Qualified accountant

Treasury Accountant

Would you like to work within the Business Operational Services unit within BAE Systems Shared Services? We currently have a vacancy for a Treasury Accountant at our site in Glascoed.

As a Treasury Accountant, you will be covering foreign exchange management responsibilities such as Fx rate management, Fx forecast reviews and supporting the BAE Commercial teams through the bid to contract process (including some export-finance services). Another key element of this role will be involvement in the RPA initiative and continuous improvement, ensuring the team is always striving to deliver a stronger and more robust service to our customers.

This role will provide you with the opportunity work as part of the Foreign Exchange Team liaising with various parts of the business supporting with unusual queries where no two days are the same

Your main responsibilities as a Treasury Accountant will involve:

Daily Fx balancing (review)

Database balancing

Deal reconciliation

FX rate management

FX Hedge Management - calculation of temporary differences & management of accruals

Business FX advice

Bonds & Guarantees - advice, management & issue

Balance sheet reconciliation support and advice

KPI preparation

Provide reporting packs for analysis

IAS 39 activities

Identify areas for continuous improvement

Support RPA initiative

Audit support (Internal/External/FCF)

Payment/cheque/bank mandate signatory responsibilities

DCRD management

Your skills and qualifications:


Fully Qualified Accountant

Experience of adhering to strict deadlines

Working knowledge of various ERPs (SAP/Oracle/LN etc.)

Intermediate to advanced level Excel skills

High degree of numeracy

Ability to operate in an evolving environment


Experience of working in a customer service excellence environment

Strong IT/Systems experience with a will to learn more

Ability to support the Assistant Treasury Accountant

What we're looking for in you:

You will be a self-motivated, enthusiastic individual who is able to prioritise multiple activities and have the ability to work as part of a busy team environment with experience of delivering to strict deadlines.

Location: Glascoed

Salary: £38,090+ depending on experience

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.

Shared Services

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 the Shared Services team, you'll be at the heart of this endeavour - working closely with our air, maritime, land and cyber and intelligence businesses to support our customers around the world.

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

At BAE we want to be the leading employer in defence and security for valuing diversity and inclusion. We care about difference in all forms and want to create an inclusive environment where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential.

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently under-represented within our industry, including women, people from ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to be a preferred home for veterans and reservists.

For more information on our Diversity & Inclusion work, please click here.

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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