Assistant Accountant

Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time
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Would you like a role processing transactions,working with Private Equity and Property, supporting with invoice management,raising Purchase Orders, assisting the accountants? We currently have a vacancyfor an ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT at our site in Burwood House

As a ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT, you will haveextensive interaction within BAPFIM with the front and middle office. They willalso have significant interaction with the accounting teams in Group Pensions,Northern Trust (the schemes’ custodian) and Equiniti Paymaster (the schemes’administrator)

This role will provide you with Greatopportunity to work with senior accountants and establish a career within BAE

Your main responsibilities as a ASSISTANTACCOUNTANT will involve:

Preparing the daily valuation for all theschemes to be sent out to the front office

Processing the daily cash requests intoNorthern Trust the GCM system

Preparing and posting cash transactions thatoccur in the month

Reconcile cash balances on a monthly basis

Preparing and posting property transactions

Prepare the property option to tax forms fornew property purchases

Assisting with any internal or external auditrequests

Assisting with purchase ledger, includingrequesting invoices to be signed off, processing invoices to be paid, creatingPOs

Assisting with month end and quarter endduties, including calculating change in market value, loading strategic assetallocations and preparing lead schedules

Your skills and qualifications:

Either qualified for part qualified ACA / ACCA/ CIMA; Co. would support study to become qualified.

Minimum of two years accounting experience;

Advanced Excel user

Investment experience and pensions knowledgedesirable but not essential

What we're looking for in you:

Strong communicator as liaising with internaland external clients

Location: BurwoodHouse

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Ouremployees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitivepension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed ShareIncentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexibleworking, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local andnational employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annualincentive.

Head Office

“If you’d liketo make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

From keepingsoldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developingthe next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generationof super-smart talent – at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customersan essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives,livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of theHead Office team, you’ll be at the heart of this endeavour – working closelywith our air, maritime, land and cyber and intelligence businesses to supportour customers around the world.

Join us andyou’ll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply yourtalent where it counts”.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer.We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from allbackgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of thecommunity which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, includingwomen, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use anypersonal information relating to your background at any stage of theapplication process.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAESystems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions.These restrictions mean that factorsincluding your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/oryour place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for theorganisation.