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Project Accountant Team Leader

BAE Systems
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23 Apr 2021

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Project Accountant Team Leader

Would you like to lead the Project Accounting Hub? We currently have a vacancy for a Project Accountant Team Leader at our site in either Warton, Samlesbury, Frimley, Christchurch or Yeovil.

As a Project Accountant Team Leader, you will have a key role to play in supporting the Finance Transformation programme through the establishment of a cross-FCAS Project Accounting team whose purpose is to deliver a suite of data production, reporting and analysis services into the Project Finance Business Partners.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to acquire knowledge of four key Air programmes simultaneously, and as such, an excellent development opportunity with the Wider BAE Systems business.

Your main responsibilities as a Project Accountant Team Leader will involve:

Ability to inspire and develop people to drive the highest performance from your team and have the strategic vision to understand how activities align to business objectives. You will be responsible for your teams delivery of the below:

Producing of key project accounting reports and data analysis, including cost reports and SSR / CSR actualisation on behalf of the Project Finance Business Partners

Producing of key reporting packs for the DI Senior Leadership Team and FCAS Finance Leadership Team.

Maintaining of Project cost ledgers and booking codes.

Managing and recovering of costs incurred against intra-Air projects.

Provision of required inputs into the invoicing and cash forecasting processes.

Preparing of Bid Data Packs to support DI Business Winning activities.

Providing development and coaching of direct reports.

Continually review current activities in order to identify and implement efficiency improvements through standardisation of processes and utilisation of digital technology.

Your skills and qualifications:

CIMA, ACA or ACCA - Fully Qualified

Strong Business Acumen

Ability to use IT to drive business improvements and enhance management reporting

Project Accounting experience

Desirable Skills required for this role:

Experience of transformational activities

Line management experience

Background in digital technology - awareness, dashboard reporting.

What we're looking for in you:

You will have the ability to inspire and develop people to drive the highest performance from your team and have the strategic vision to understand how activities align to business objectives.

All of this will need to be underpinned by a high level of business acumen which will need to be applied on a daily basis.

Location: Warton, Samlesbury, Frimley, Christchurch or Yeovil.

Salary: £44,238.00

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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