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BAE Systems

Financial Accountant II (80420BR)




Full Time


State Of, New Hampshire, United States

Job Description BAE Systems is seeking a Financial Accountant to work remotely for the Electronic Systems (ES) Sector. The accounting organization is a trusted business partner delivering information and innovative solutions for decision-making in order to deliver quality products and capabilities to our customers and, ultimately, the warfighter. We are committed to employee growth and development allowing employees to build a long-term career at BAE Systems. In addition to challenging day-to-day assignments, employees are encouraged to pursue special projects, participate in formal and informal mentoring programs and networking events, and rotate into different roles with increasing levels of responsibility. BAE Systems also provides employees with opportunities to engage with and positively impact the internal and external community in which we work.


  • Record complex accounting transactions including preparing and posting journal entries.
  • Perform analysis and reconciliation of general ledger account activity.
  • Support the monthly, half-year and year-end closing process, data requests and reporting requirements.
  • Serve as key liaison to the Controls team, supporting internal and external audit requirements.
  • Assist with reporting and analysis related to lease accounting in compliance with IFRS 16.
  • Participate in the development and testing of system tools to enhance accounting capabilities.
  • Ensure compliance to internal controls and seek out opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of work experience or equivalent experience.
  • Previous experience in Accounting.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact with diverse work teams.
  • Capability to develop and maintain professional and effective relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Ability to prioritize and self-manage a multi-tasked workload in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience communicating and presenting financial data to other functions in an accurate, concise, and understandable manner.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools.
Pursuant to a specific US Government Contract, selected candidate must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident.About BAE Systems Electronic Systems BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems’ game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere – from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact – for our customers and the communities we serve.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.