BAE Systems Financial Leadership Development Program in Endicott, New York

Job Description

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Want to gain experience in a varietyof financial disciplines in only three years? BAESystems is activelyrecruiting for our Financial Leadership Development Program (FLDP).

Our mission is to cultivate professionals within the Finance and Accountingorganization who are 'action oriented', will lead effective change, and promote innovation within BAESystems.

What does it mean to be an FLDP?

Being an FLDP is more than just atitle. It means joining a group of high potential and highperformingindividuals who are sought for the purpose of becoming potential future leaderswithin the finance function of the company. The FLDP is designed to attract andretain highly motivated people who aspire to achieve their leadershippotential. An FLDP positionoffers significant responsibility, independence,visibility, achievement and pride.

What would I gain from becoming an FLDP?

Experience: TheFLDP consists of three, one-year rotations, each withincreasing responsibility. It is designed to provide a diverse set of experiencesthrough challenging rotationalassignments, financial and leadership trainingprograms, advanced education, leadershipopportunities, and mentor-ship.

Diversity: Rotations will be withinfinance and accounting functions such as: Project Finance, Financial Planningand Analysis, General Accounting, Internal Controls, Contracts,and variousCorporate Assignments.

Opportunity to Travel: The firstrotation will take place in Endicott, NY with the opportunity tothen relocate to other locations outside of Endicott, NY.

Educational Advancement: BAESystems offers tuition assistance for graduate school tuition, books andapplication fees in support of one of the major components of theprogram,obtaining a Master s Degree or MBA. Members of the program also completein-house training that focuses on accounting, program finance, and governmentcontracting at BAE Systems.

Support: A significant element ofthe Financial Leadership Development Program is the FLDP Leadership team. Eachparticipant is assigned a coordinator who will work to expose FLDPs to diverseand challenging experiences while providing direction in choosingrotations,career planning, and development.

Personal Growth: The program seeks to facilitate the growth of anindividual's leadership skills and style through the various training andnetworking opportunities. Each year participantsattend week-long leadershipdevelopment conferences (LDC). These conferences provide specialized leadershiptraining and an opportunity for the FLDPs to meet seniorBAE Systems executivesand other leadership development program participants from around the company.

History of Excellence: BAE Systems is committed to the development of program participants by providing mentoring, robust and challenging rotational assignments, and graduate school tuitionassistance.This focus on professional development pays long-term dividends for both the participants and the company

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Bachelor s or master s degree with a business related focus

  • Excellent academic record with a GPA of 3.0/4.0 or higher

  • Strong leadership qualities

  • Ability and willingness to relocate and work at various sites

  • Superior communication skills

  • Achievement in non-academic pursuits such as athletics, clubs and organizations, special projects, military service, and prior work experience

  • Capacity and motivation for hard work

  • U.S. Citizenship and ability to obtain a US Department of Defense security clearance

  • Rotations will not start until June 2019

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering 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 and services.

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

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