Finance Manager - R2R

Recruiter
BAE Systems.
Location
Leeds
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 May 2019
Closes
17 Jul 2019
Ref
72301
Sector
Consultancy
Job Type
Permanent
The Applied Intelligence division of BAE Systems delivers solutions which protect and enhance the connected world. Everything we do creates a safer future.
We want to solve problems for our customers and by bringing together great minds, we can work together to make the world a safer place.
 
 
About the Role
 
As Record to Report (R2R) Manager, your role will be to lead the R2R team and ensure its operations run smoothly on a daily basis, providing an environment for the team to gain development opportunities and enabling them to move into Business Partner roles, whilst maintaining a healthy pipeline of talent to support the future of the Finance function.  This team has a genuine enthusiasm to provide the best possible output to the business; continuous improvement is a cornerstone of the team's mind-set, and the team is highly proactive in seeking efficiencies and improvements.
 
The Record to Report team is a geographically and culturally diverse team. Located in three main hubs (Leeds, Guildford and Kuala Lumpur) the team operate as one to deliver a truly global support to our Business Partner teams. This role is based in Leeds and will be reporting to the Global Business Services Financial Controller, who is also based in Leeds. Some travel will be required to support interactions with the wider team.
 
What you'll be doing
 
The role is extremely broad and you will be responsible for leading all aspects of Record to Report, and will be a key member of the Global Business Solutions (GBS) leadership team.
In addition to leading the team, you will also be responsible for maintaining a robust financial controls environment, influencing senior stakeholders within the wider Finance function, and driving efficiencies in the team's processes and tools to enable an environment that promotes innovation.
 
The team is split across five work streams: Order to Profit, Cost Base, Reporting, Financial Control, and Cash Book & Treasury. Key areas of responsibilities for each of the streams are as follows:
 
Order to Profit:
 
•Revenue and margin trading
•Project forecasting
•Accrual and prepayments
•IFRS15 Restatements
•Support Working Capital Reviews
 
Cost Base:
 
•Fixed asset and depreciation maintenance and forecasting
•Facilities cost reports
•Headcount analysis
•Contractor and 3rd party accruals and prepayments
•IFRS16 preparation and posting
 
Reporting:
 
•Monthly Business Review pack generation
•Working Capital File generation
•Product Line reporting
•Cost base reporting
 
Financial Control:
 
•Balance sheet reconciliations
•Legal entity financial account reviews
•Group reporting submissions
•Internal and External audit support
 
Cash Book & Treasury:
 
•Management of the bank postings into SAP
•Treasury maintenance, providing a clear link between the business and Group treasury
 
What we're looking for
 
Our ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:
 
•Qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA or equivalent) with post-qualified experience
•Prior line management experience, ideally with remote team members
•Good verbal communication skills
•Skilled Excel user, and use of SAP or a similar tool is advantageous
•Experience working as part of a leadership team, quickly adapting to change when required
•Experience of working within a Shared Services environment or similar is advantageous
 
About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
 
We help nations, governments and businesses around the world defend themselves against cyber crime, reduce their risk in the connected world, comply with regulation, and transform their operations.  We do this using our unique set of solutions, systems, experience and processes.
 
Our success is down to our people. The changing nature of our business means that we're constantly looking for the brightest talent to help us fulfil our ambitions. As an experienced professional, we'll entrust you with responsibility; this means that you'll have client contact, variety and support from day one.
 
We'll encourage and support you to develop your skills and reward you as you grow. Whatever your area of expertise, you'll be much more than just a job title; you'll be an integral part of the business where your individual contribution makes a difference every day. Great minds deserve great rewards, so we also offer a very competitive salary and benefits package.
 
Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. Staying competitive in today's global marketplace requires an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds - the best and brightest minds - can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. We also welcome discussions about flexible working.
 
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