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Finance Manager and Planning Analysis

  • Cumbria
  • Contract
  • £40.00 - £45.00 per hour

Finance Manager and Planning Analysis

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Barrow as a Finance Manager and Planning Analysis.

The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with the opportunity to complete monthly management reporting- making sure everything has been put through correctly. Plenty of cash management with Project Accountants and Financial Shared Services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Monthly Management Reporting – Ensuring the forecast for all UK projects for key salients are understood, challenged and correctly reported
  • Responsible for the integrity of the General Ledger and associated controls
  • Production and management of the Weapon Systems (UK) Integrated Business Plan
  • Cash Management – Liaison with Project Accountants and Financial Shared Services (FSS), with challenge, to ensure robust forecasts – weekly, monthly, annually.
  • Cost Base – Working closely with Cost Centre heads/Budget Holders within the function to produce accurate and timely monthly management accounts and other reporting including Profit & Loss, Variance analysis, Headcount, Rates (MOD and DOD) and Risks & Opportunities
  • Ensure robust financial controls are in place and managed in line with BAE Systems policies
  • External Audit – Support the external audit to ensure compliance

Key skills & qualifications

  • Fully qualified Charted Accountant with at least 3 years PQE
  • Working knowledge of SAP/Hyperion is essential
  • Previous experience of monthly reporting is essential
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills for data manipulation and presentation
  • Understanding of Project Accounting and the impact on the financials is desirable
  • Understanding of the MoD accounting processes is desirable
  • Ability to ensure a culture of Safety focus exists within the team

What we’re looking for in you

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.

Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.

Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Barrow

Rate: £45.00 per hour (INSIDE IR35)

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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