Finance Manager - Governance

Competitive salary
24 Feb 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Would you like to be an integral part of the Naval Ships Finance Management team? We currently have a vacancy for a Finance Manager at our site in Scotstoun.


As a Finance Manager, you will be responsible for providing a robust framework which will deliver strong financial Governance, Processes and Controls. This will include co-ordination of the Governance, Control and Compliance activities within Naval Ships Finance teams.


As part of the role the individual will support continuous improvement initiatives across the function. The role will be an integral part of the Naval Ships Finance Management team.  


Your main responsibilities as a Finance Manager will involve: 


Leading on the management, improvement and maintenance of the control environment in accordance with the BAE Systems Operational Framework and Finance Policies Manual (and GAAP where appropriate) to satisfy all Internal Control requirements including  External and Internal Audit processes


Undertaking all elements of FCF Business Testing activities to provide assurance as to the robustness of the Financial Controls environment


Responsibility for the management and operation of the Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) software across Naval Ships including providing support to  both control and process owners each month


Acting as the Naval Ships representative for the BAE Systems FCF Forum and for the BAE Systems Fraud Risk forum


Leading on management, improvement and maintenance of the fraud risk control environment at Naval Ships


Supporting process and system improvement projects, delivering a coherent, coordinated and efficient approach to the provision of Naval Ships Financial outputs



Your skills and qualifications as a Finance Manager:


Fully ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified


Experience of financial accounting and controls


Knowledge of statutory and reporting principals and a thorough understanding of Finance Reporting Standards


Knowledge of Finance Controls Framework/Audit/Internal Audit and its application


Experience working in similar complex organisation would be an advantage


Experience of SAP



What we're looking for in you:


You will have good attention to detail and be organised. You should be able to motivate and influence stakeholders across the team.  You will need excellent communications skills and experience working with senior stakeholders.



Location: Scotstoun


Salary: Competitive


Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.



BAE Systems


BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.


Maritime Naval Ships


We design and build a full range of naval ships, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. We also develop and integrate state of the art combat systems for the surface fleet, equipping customers with the best possible information to operate effectively in modern naval environments. We are committed to creating solutions that protect and strengthen nations, commerce, communities and people. That’s work that inspires us. That’s BAE Systems.


You will find we offer a wealth of career options. From offshore patrol vessels through to Type 26 Global Combat Ship and QE Class aircraft carriers, the projects you’ll be involved with are exciting and challenging and will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come.


Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. Our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. We offer the flexibility you need to do what’s important to you, whether that’s part time hours, job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we’ll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential. Talk to us about Smart Working.


BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.


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