Financial Accountant - Overseas Finance
Would you like to play a key role in delivering financial services to aircraft production programmes, capability upgrades and the delivery of through life support? We currently have a vacancy for a Financial Accountant in our Overseas Finance team at our site in Warton.
As a Financial Accountant you will be responsible for the day-to-day financial management of a number of overseas entities and branches. This includes all aspects financial accounting from Accounts Payable to Payroll processing and cash forecasting and management.
In addition, the role includes an element of management reporting, liaison with internal and external audit teams, use of financial systems as well regular communication with the wider business and Group functions.
This role will provide you with an exciting opportunity in an ever-changing environment, where you will be integrated into a multi-functional team that looks to maximise shareholder value within the business.
Your main responsibilities as an Financial Accountant within the Overseas Finance team will include:
Day to day processing and financial control of a number of entities and branches within the Overseas portfolio of companies
Preparing of monthly balance sheet reconciliations for a number of entities and branches
Compiling of the 5 year business plan and budget for overseas entities and branches in preparation for reviews with the management team.
Providing timely and accurate reporting information for both internal and external use, this will include such activities as HFM inputs, forecasts and information for the external auditors
Preparing of internal tax packs for the entities and branch that this role is responsible for. This includes working with the project finance teams, Group Tax and in country stakeholders
Building effective working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders such as, Group Tax, in country fiscal representatives and professional advisers.
Using Sage and SAP systems to record all the financial accounting transactions
Monitoring of cash flow and bank balances to ensure that the business can meet its funcing commitments.
Your skills and qualifications:
CIMA, ACA or ACCA - Part Qualified essential
Ability to Communicate, Use of own Initiative, Team Working
Knowledge of Sage and the month end reporting processes
Understanding of foreign currency and hedging requirements
What we're looking for in you:
You will be self-motivated and able to work to deadlines. Having good attention to detail is essential as is the desire to work to 'right first time'.
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.
Employee Referral Scheme bonus = (£500)
BAE Systems Air
BAE Systems Air brings together the company’s international capabilities and expertise to respond to customers' current and future requirements and compete for international export and collaborative opportunities. In the UK, BAE Systems Air has an unrivalled track record and expertise in the development, delivery and support of military air platforms, components and technologies through Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II, Tornado and Hawk.
BAE Systems Air has the capability to provide customers with information superiority through the delivery of actionable intelligence and information, together with the provision of innovative information systems and services. Training is a key enabler to delivering military capability, and at BAE Systems we bring together our expertise in the analysis, design, build and delivery of training solutions into a powerful combination for our military customers around the world.
Working as an integral part of the team delivering information superiority and effective air power, our aim is to provide our customers with the capabilities and intelligence that really matters.
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.
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