Finance Assistant (Project Control)

Recruiter
Bae Systems
Location
Rochester
Posted
04 Oct 2017
Closes
02 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Finance Assistant (Project Control) Would you like an exciting and varied role with the opportunity to learn and grow within a finance team? We currently have a vacancy for a Finance Assistant (Project Control)at our site in Rochester. As a Finance Assistant (Project Control), you will be working with key stakeholders in completion of financial forecasts in support of monthly business reviews, annual budgets, quarterly business reviews and 5 year integrated business plans. You will financially work with projects and complete all reporting requirements on behalf of those projects This role will provide the opportunity to utilise recent qualifications, gain experience in a varied and challenging role and provides an opportunity to progress within the Finance team Your main responsibilities as a Finance Assistant (Project Control) will involve: Working with key stakeholders in completion of financial forecasts in support of monthly business reviews, annual budgets, quarterly business reviews and 5 year integrated business plans Financially lead a suite of projects and complete all reporting requirements on behalf of those projects Ensuring effective working capital, cash management, and reporting Challenging the assumptions made by the project teams in order to identify financial risks, opportunities, and associated mitigation plans Preparing of financial reports including Contract Status Reports (CSRs) and Sales & Margin Trading Plan Ensuring the projects are fully compliant with the BAE Systems Operational Framework and Finance Policies Manual to satisfy all Internal Control requirements including External and Internal Audit processes Supporting Finance Continuous Improvement initiatives Your skills and qualifications: Education in accounting, finance, or business is preferable, with a foundation in Maths/ English education or equivalent Aptitude to learn and develop in finance environment Ability to communicate with various levels of stakeholders Strong Excel skills and ability to pick up new IT systems Account/ business background What we're looking for in you: Within this role you will be working with a wider team and must have the ability to work well with others and be a true team player. Your communication skills will be excellent and you possess the ability to connect with stakeholders across all levels. Location: Rochester Salary: £16,000 + 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, childcare vouchers, 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. Electronic Systems We support a range of commercial and military platforms, including fixed and rotary wing aircraft, ground vehicles, human-machine interfaces and power management. Our systems operate in more than 100 countries with 25 air forces, 30 manufacturers and 280 airlines. Around 1,500 professionals work here, all focused on delivering innovation and outstanding customer responsiveness. We are a rapidly growing and successful part of one of the world's leading defence, security and aerospace companies. We pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of. You'll have the opportunity to work from concept to completion, giving you real ownership of projects. Whatever you do, you'll have the satisfaction of knowing you're making a difference to people's lives. 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. Inspiring Work, Inspiring People
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