Project Accountant

£34 274+
10 Oct 2016
07 Nov 2016
Experience Levels
Part Qualified
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Accountant

Would you like to be part of something different and work on a new capability for the Typhoon project?  We currently have a vacancy for a Project Accountant at our site in Warton.

As a Project Accountant, you will be delivering all internal and external reporting requirements as required and supporting the business as appropriate in ensuring all budget targets are achieved.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to take ownership of tasks and gain commercial experience on the Typhoon project.

Your main responsibilities as a Project Accountant will involve: 

Preparing and challenging of all phases of IBP including assumptions, risks and opportunities and bridging to previous IBP phases

Preparing monthly forecasts including assumptions, risks and opportunities and explanation of forecast movements

Ensuring all financial procedures and controls are applied as required

Cash forecasting - engaging cross functionally to drive process improvements and forecast accuracy

Producing monthly balance sheet and comments, taking actions where appropriate

Supporting the business in producing robust quarterly CSRs and Sales and Margin Trading Plans

Reviewing and posting of monthly sales and margin journals

Ensuring all bids are subject to the appropriate financial challenge and in line with procedure

Attending Risk & Opportunity Reviews providing challenge to ensure reliability of delivery area information and assess the impact to the CSR

Your skills and qualifications as a Project Accountant:

Part Qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA or relevant equivalent

Demonstrable experience of working in the capacity of a finance business partner

Experience gained as a Project Accountant in manufacturing or service based industry

Experience of project accounting support, advice to allocated delivery team areas and CAMs

Ownership skills, working and thinking outside the box

Advanced Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Previous experience of using BAAN or LN would be desirable

What we're looking for in you:

You will have the ability to influence and challenge constructively at peer level and with senior stakeholders. You should be able to reprioritise to meet key deadlines and be able to build and develop cross functional relationships.

Salary: £34 274+

Location: Warton

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.

Military Air & Information

The Military Air & Information (MAI) business has been structured to create a focused business, designed to meet the current and future requirements of our customers. The MAI business 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.

MAI 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. MAI recognises training as a key enabler to deliver military capability, bringing together experience in the analysis, design, build and delivery of training solutions to military customers around the world. This is a powerful combination.

Working as an integral part of the team delivering information superiority and effective air power, our aim is to give real advantage to our customers worldwide. Trusted to deliver - always.

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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