Financial Accounting Support Supervisor

BAE Systems
Blaenau Gwent, UK
27 May 2019
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Financial Accounting Support Supervisor

An exciting opportunity has evolved in our rapidly growing Finance Services business to join our friendly team. We currently have a vacancy for a Financial Accounting Support Supervisor at our site in Glascoed.

As a Financial Accounting Support Supervisor, you will be reporting directly to the Financial Accounting Manager, the role of the Financial Accounting Support Supervisor primarily covers managing a team of Assistant Accountants delivering excellent service outcomes for Finance Services customers who operate over multiple ERP systems.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to develop your line manager training, and also support your study towards completing the ACCA.

Your main responsibilities will involve:

Supervising of Assistant Accountants to ensure the smooth running of a team including providing operational direction

Ensuring all tasks are completed in line with the process to ensure all Financial Controls is adhered to, and act as a point of escalation for queries or issues resulting from tasks within your team

Ensuring the team is fully trained in their day to day tasks and work with the Financial Accounting Manager to ensure there are accurate and up to date work instructions for all tasks.

Keeping track of the skills matrix and identify risk areas and areas for individual development and work with the Financial Accounting Manager to complete any necessary training and recruitment activities

Leading the team and support the Senior Assistant Accountants in identifying and delivering continuous improvement activities for tasks within your team

Completing regular personal development reviews with team members to support the team in achieving their own short term objectives

Developing good understanding of the customer including Timetable, Chart of Accounts, Service Level Agreements, ERP System and business

Your skills and qualifications as a Financial Accounting Support Supervisor:

Part qualified accountant - CIMA/ACCA and looking to complete your qualification

Line management experience

Good working knowledge of SAP and Oracle Strong IT skills, particularly in the use of Excel

Transactional financial accounting experience and an understanding of Financial Controls and data protection regulations

Experience of working in a customer service excellence environment

An ability to work as part of a busy team environment and experience of delivering to strict deadlines

Hyperion system knowledge would be desirable

What we're looking for in you:

You should be able to motivate a team, delegate appropriately and communicate clearly. You will be self-motivated, enthusiastic individual who is able to prioritise multiple activities. You must be logical and meticulous with attention to detail. You should work flexibly with an appetite for change.

Location: Glascoed

Salary: £29,544

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.

Shared Services

BAE Systems is home to the engineering expertise, technical skill and ingenious people that keep the UK at the forefront of defence and security capability. We manage some of today's toughest challenges, delivering the most complex programmes, which generate critical export growth whilst supporting thousands of advanced manufacturing jobs distributed throughout the UK. Now we want even more great people to join us.

To support such a uniquely complex range of operations, our Shared Services people are likewise hugely diverse. About half of our 1000 employees are at 32 UK locations, in customer-facing roles, adding benefit and value to BAE Systems operations, people and property. We are home to experts who thrive on mental challenge - often specialists who are leaders in their fields. Whatever the area you work in, the focus is always on delivering the highest quality solutions at the lowest possible cost. We welcome people with diverse skills and experience who bring a real passion for customer focus. 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.

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.

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.

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