Finance Internship - Government Financial Affairs - Airbus

Salary: Competitive + benefits
Location: South West, Filton, Little Stoke
Start date: Jul-2018
Sectors: Finance

Part of the Airbus Group Corporate Finance team: small Government Contracts team transnationally (German, France & UK), currently team of 5 in UK.

UK Team responsibilities:

Government & EC grants
• Preparation of cost statements for Research grant claims
• Coordination of financial audits on externally funded projects
• Financial support for new proposals

Government & Regional loans and repayments
• Provision and audit of financial information for Government loans
• Liaison with BEIS (Dept of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy)

UK Research & Technology (R&T) Controlling
• Responsible for R&T financial matters in UK
• Local reporting, financial advice
• Support R&D Tax Credit preparation



1/ Government Affairs :
• Assist the Grant Claims Accountant with UK Government & European Commission cost statement preparation
• Liaison with auditors for externally funded projects
• Assist with general ledger account reconciliations
• Help to develop and maintain claims and cash status reporting
• Review, update & document departmental processes
• Provide support to assist development of new proposals for external funding
• Responsible for monitoring and control of ATI invoicing and recovery of fees from partners

2/ Research & Technology Controlling
• Management of R&T cost accruals
• Preparation of local monthly reporting
• Assist with queries from customers (e.g project managers)
• Assist with finance and contract reviews

You must be an undergraduate for the full duration of the placement studying towards, finance or Accountancy.
• Computer skills: (MS Office Excel, Access and PowerPoint)
• Good team working and interpersonal skills
• Good communication skills; verbal and written
• Ability to work on your own initiative, with a flexible and adaptable working style
• Ability to work in a trans-national environment
• Some work experience in a Finance capacity preferable, although not essential

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2016, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe's number one space enterprise and the world's second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide. Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief