2 days/week at home

A little flex time – We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements depending on the role you apply for – explore your options with our recruiter during the application process.

Job Description

Job title: Assistant Project Accountant

Location: Glascoed/Washington/Radway Green. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: £37,263

What you’ll be doing:

  • Supporting project reviews through the delivery of monthly Summary Status Reports, Contract Status Reports, trading plans and Monthly Management Report inputs (Orders, Sales, Margin, Cash) across a number of projects, ensuring all outputs are robustly challenged with the project teams
  • Support and delivery of critical monthly governance activities such as Monthly Management Reports to Contract Status Report, Orderbook, and Negative WIP Reconciliations, while developing opportunities for the strengthening of the governances inputs
  • Provide Support to the Phased Budgeting and Integrated Business Planning Process

Your skills and experiences:


  • Good interpersonal skills are essential as this role requires a lot of interaction with Project teams and teams outside of finance
  • Qualified or working toward finance qualification
  • Proficient in Excel and MS Office
  • Data management


  • SAP experience


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 Project Finance team:

As an Assistant Project Accountant you will be developing strong working relationships with key cross-functional stakeholders and become a key point of contact from a finance perspective. Project Accounting Support for a variety of contracts, working closely with the Integrated Delivery Team (IDT) offering financial support and guidance. You will be delivering accurate and consistent project reporting information to meet the needs of the project team and finance management including the preparation of the CSR, SSR and related trading plans. Monitor and forecast financial and cash performance, providing independent and robust financial challenge. Supporting annual Integrated Business Planning process (IBP). Working with SMEs to help embed the new SAP S4 system, contribute to the Project Finance Capability Centre improvement initiatives.

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.

Closing Date: 14th June 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.



Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Open to part time work for some roles
Gym membership
Buy or sell annual leave
Bank holiday swaps
Company shutdown periods
Share options
Matched pension contribution
Salary sacrifice
Employee discounts
Lunch and learns
More information needed
More information needed
More information needed
Work-life balance
More information needed
Role modelling
More information needed
More information needed

Working at BAE Systems

Company employees


Office locations

UK-wide - more than 50 locations

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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