Job Description



Business Operational Services is a business unit within BAE Systems Shared Services. It operates over 3 locations within the UK, providing services to BAE businesses both in the UK and Internationally. The role primarily covers foreign exchange management responsibilities such as Fx rate management, Fx forecast reviews and supporting the BAE Commercial teams through the bid to contract process. Another key element of this role will be involvement in the RPA initiative and continuous improvement, ensuring the team is always striving to deliver a stronger and more robust service to our customers. Governance is paramount to this role and adherence to the Operation Framework, FPM and all relevant accounting standards is essential.

The successful candidate will work as part of the Foreign Exchange Team to provide a first class service to all customers. As such they may be required to assist with the delivery of a range of treasury accounting activities. Tasks undertaken will vary from time to time to ensure the whole team experiences a broader range of activities and ERPs, at the same time ensuring that there is adequate cross-training within the team to deliver an excellent service provision and business continuity.

Your main responsibilities as a Treasury Accountant will involve:

Daily Fx balancing (review)

Database balancing

Deal reconciliation

FX rate management

Timing difference reconciliation (review & posting)

Business FX advice

Balance sheet reconciliation support and advice

KPI preparation

Day 2 packs for analysis

IAS 39 activities

Identify areas for continuous improvement

Support RPA initiative

Bonds & Guarantees

Export Insurance

Audit support (Internal/External/FCF)

Payment/cheque/bank mandate signatory responsibilities

DCRD management

Customer query resolution

Skills and Qualifications


Qualified Accountant

High degree of numeracy

Ability to operate in an evolving environment

Desire and ability to learn and develop new skills

Ability to work as part of a busy team

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