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Senior Financial Accountant (Statutory Reporting and Tax)

BAE Systems UK

Location: Monmouthshire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Senior Financial Accountant (Statutory Reporting and Tax)

Location: Glascoed, South Wales.We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: £43,000

What you’ll be doing:

  • Preparing the Statutory accounts of a number of BAE legal entities under FRS 101 and 102 using the supporting accounting records
  • Meeting with senior business unit personal and walking them through the legal entities’ statutory accounts
  • Preparing initial analysis of PSA returns and preparing taxation packs to facilitate group tax submission
  • Preparing P11Ds and calculation of Class 1a NI liability
  • Assisting with group tax queries
  • Liaising with external auditors to ensure that the statutory accounts can be authorised by the deadline
  • Attending year end board meetings

Your skills and experiences:

  • ACA / ACCA / CIMA – (preferably fully qualified)
  • Experience of Statutory Account preparation
  • Proficient Excel skills, experience/exposure to Caseware is desirable
  • Exposure to above listed responsibilities (desirable)


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Shared Services Financial Accounting team:

As part of Shared Services, the Financial Accounting team provide a number of finance activities to business units across BAE Systems. You will be joining a sub team of 8 who currently prepare around 60 sets of accounts for all the major areas of BAE covering a diverse range of products and entity size. The team further support the group tax function by analysing data and preparing data packs for group tax to prepare the tax calculations. In addition to this we also prepare P11ds and carry out initial PSA analysis.

The Financial Accounting team is part of a large Finance function within BAE Systems with many opportunities for progression.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.