Project Accountant - In Service Support

Filton, City of Bristol
£31,652 + commensurate on skills and experience 
21 Nov 2017
21 Dec 2017
Job Role
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Professional Membership
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

Project Accountant - In Service Support

Location: Filton, Bristol


Salary: £31,652 + commensurate on skills and experience 


Would you like to be involved with delivering an independent review of the cost and performance of various projects and project areas?  We currently have a vacancy for an In Service Support – Project Accountant at our site in Filton.

As an In Service Support – Project Accountant, you will be providing sound financial support and advice, maintaining strong relationships with internal and external customers and evaluating processes to ensure that robust, relevant and adequate financial controls are in place.

This role is a great opportunity to provide you with great exposure to BAE Systems and its global markets with experience working on several complex projects at any one time. 


Your main responsibilities as an In Service Support – Project Accountant will involve: 


Delivering accurate and consistent project reporting information to meet the needs of the project team and finance management within the required timescales of the business unit and the wider group up to and including the preparation of the CSR and related trading plans

Monitoring financial performance, providing independent and robust financial challenge

Reconciling the financial reports to the source ledgers to ensure integrity of the data provided

Initiating continual review & improvement of processes and procedures to ensure that the financial control requirements of the business are met 

Taking responsibility for decisions which will have a significant impact on project performance

Recruiting, training and developing employees to ensure responsibilities are discharged in a professional manner.


Your skills and qualifications:


Part or fully qualified Accountant – Fully qualified would be preferred

CIMA or chartered is essential 

Previous experience of working jointly with an integrated project team within a similar role

Good knowledge and experience on MSP (excel, PowerPoint, word) is essential

Experience of SAP is desirable


What we're looking for in you:

You will be a well organised and efficient individual with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

You will have good attention to detail, be conscientious with strong influencing skills and have the ability to working as part of a wider team.


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, childcare vouchers, 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 Land (UK)


Supporting the Armed Forces with the most advanced vehicle and munitions products in the world is one of the most exciting career moves you could make. Join us and be part of a team that gives our customers a strategic edge on the battlefield by designing, building and maintaining some of their most vital equipment - everything from battle tanks to engineer vehicles; artillery through to advanced missile systems.

We are looking for people with the passion, drive and determination to give the best they can every day, to make sure our troops get only the best. In return, we offer you a role you can be proud of, that lets you grow and develop in the UK’s leading defence company.

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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