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Group Reporting Accountant

BAE Systems UK

Location: Hampshire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Group Reporting Accountant

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

Salary: £58,000 + depending on experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Supporting the preparation of the Group’s half-year and full year published consolidated statutory accounts under IFRS, including reviewing business results, and liaison with the Group’s external auditors
  • Supporting the preparation of the Group’s monthly consolidated management accounts, including preparation of financial information and review of commentaries for inclusion in the monthly Chief Executive’s Report
  • Supporting the statutory accounts preparation process completed by Shared Services, ensuring they are being updated for the latest developments in corporate reporting and changes in accounting standards under FRS 101
  • Researching the latest developments in IFRS and company law and evaluate their impact on the Group
  • Undertaking ad hoc finance-based project work, including the reporting of business acquisitions and disposals

Your skills and experiences:

  • ACA qualified accountant (CIMA or ACCA will be considered)
  • Validated experience of consolidations and listed group reporting
  • Excellent MS office skills (including Excel) and up to date technical knowledge of IFRS and FRS 101
  • Previous experience of Oracle Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) is 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 Head Office Group Finance Function:

This role will provide you with exposure to senior professionals within Head Office and PLC experience which gives the opportunity to work across a broad range of internal businesses. This large and varied corporate experience will give you the opportunity to identify opportunities to improve the reporting function and provide you with the foundations to follow a rewarding career path which could include progression opportunities within the function, or in the wider business.

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.

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