BAE Systems • Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom

Senior Project Accountant – Submarines

1–2 days/week at home

A little flex time

Job Description

Job title: Senior Project Accountant – Submarines

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

Salary: £52,000 + Dependent on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

Opportunities are available across Business Operations and Project Finance. As such roles can slightly vary depending on the exact area, however as a general overview:

  • Identify business trends, business risks and opportunities and translate these into corrective actions
  • Analysis and preparation of relevant Management Information to drive informed business decisions
  • Work closely with financial colleagues and other business stakeholders to translate changing business needs into specific capabilities
  • Working with the business to shape future needs, identify trends and leverage new opportunities or mitigate risk
  • Support Business Reviews in different business scenarios and ensure this is clearly understood by the senior business stakeholders

Your skills and experiences:

  • Stakeholder management, influencing and networking
  • Strong analytical capability
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Ability to understand, breakdown and communicate complex issues to a variety of stakeholders
  • Ability to identify and pragmatically resolves problems
  • Adaptability and ability to lean quickly in to new business environments
  • Qualified accountant


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave incentive 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 Submarine Finance Team:

As a Senior Project Accountant for Submarines you will be joining a 60 strong Finance Team working across a variety of functions and projects helping the business to identify new opportunities whilst mitigating risk. This role offers excellent opportunities for career progression, working on your own personal development plan with guidance and support from senior members of the team

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: 10th April 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
Annual bonus
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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