MBDA Missile Systems – Deliver for a more secure tomorrow

MBDA Group is currently in the process of migrating its ERP system from SAP R3 to SAP S4/HANA. This represents a once in a generation opportunity for MBDA to simplify and harmonise its ERP system in order to deliver a suite of world class systems, tools and processes.

We are looking to recruit a candidate who can take ownership of the overall development of the Manufacturing to Finance process flows and support the systems implementation such that MBDA has a best in class set of cost collection methodologies and Manufacturing cost reporting tools. This will involve:

  • Ensuring harmonisation of processes and costing methodologies across multi-national group entities.
  • Delivering an implementation that delivers world class Manufacturing KPI and Reporting capabilities.
  • Ensuring data integrity across all modules of SAP (MM/CO/FI/PS)

What we're looking for

  • Qualified or Part Qualified Accountant preferable but not essential
  • Significant experience of working with SAP S4/HANA particularly the interface between Manufacturing and Finance based modules
  • Experience within a financial systems role or as a high level user of SAP
  • Experience of a SAP R3 to SAP S4/HANA system and data migration an advantage
  • Ideally experience including both design/development and manufacturing phases of a contract life cycle.
  • UK based with the ability to take up short to medium term assignments / regular visits to France

What's in it for you?

  • Act as the Manufacturing UK focal point across the MBDA Group for the roll out of S4/HANA
  • Work with international colleagues across the MBDA Group in delivering a single, harmonised and simplified tool across the MBDA Group
  • The opportunity to make a difference, to implement a world class ERP system into an exciting, dynamic business
  • Support and contribute in the implementation of wider finance systems evolutions
  • Stimulating and challenging environment involving working with colleagues across all finance disciplines and the wider business


  • *Flexible working *opportunities for career progression **great bonus scheme *comprehensive pension scheme *annual salary review *fantastic working environment and site facilities.

Join a great team!

We are a dynamic, passionate team responsible for the future development of the SAP finance system across MBDA Manufacturing UK. We strive to provide excellent internal customer service to respond to business needs but also proactively provide best practice solutions.

Why us?

MBDA is an award winning company; committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

We're here to help and want to ensure you have a positive experience throughout our recruitment process. We recognise that everyone is unique and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments.

MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK's work-life balance organisation. We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements. 

We understand that flexibility benefits our people, our teams and our business; wherever possible we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working.

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Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.

Tagged as: Accounting/Financial/Insurance


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