Assistant Financial Accountant – Statutory Reporting

BAE Systems UK

Location: Monmouthshire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Assistant Financial Accountant - Statutory Reporting

Location: Glascoed

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

Salary:Circa £34,951 depending on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Preparation of statutory accounts
  • Liaising with external auditors and various business units in preparation of statutory accounts
  • Analysis of key general ledger nominals for group tax
  • Completion of taxation packs for group tax
  • Preparation of PSA returns analysis
  • Completion of class 1A returns

Your skills and experiences:

  • Stats/tax experience -ideally previous experience preparing stats accounts
  • Understanding of how accounts are prepared
  • Competent in Microsoft Excel
  • The ability to be independent by managing your own workload, as well as being able to work as part of a team
  • Able to Communicate information clearly
  • Analytical


  • Working towards professional qualification/part-qualified, e.g. ACA, CIMA, ACA or equivalent


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 Finance team:

You will be joining a small team but supportive team with progression opportunities throughout BAE. Working as part of the finance team will allow you the chance to build relationships with senior stakeholders and key business partners.

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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