Finance Analyst

Recruiter
Raytheon
Location
Essex
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Sep 2020
Closes
30 Sep 2020
Ref
212451199
Job role
Accountant
Role - Finance Analyst
Location - Harlow
Req ID - (phone number removed)

Summary of Role
At Raytheon UK we are proud to have developed a skilled workforce which is a leader in technological innovation across Cyber and Intelligence, Aerospace and Defence. However, it's not just our technology that pushes boundaries, our Finance team is always going above and beyond to deliver a quality service to the business and enable excellence through strong financial leadership.

Working in our finance team is not just about producing numbers, it's about understanding what drives them and making complex financial issues easy to understand. Reporting to the Command and Control, Space and Intelligence (CSI) Finance Manager, the post holder will be a member of the CSI Finance Team within the Cyber and Intelligence Business Area and will be based in our Harlow office with occasional travel to our other sites.

The main focus of the role will be on providing high quality business partnering, providing robust and accurate financial insight including maintenance of financial reports, analysis of performance data, generation and analysis of cost data, support to new business opportunities, support to management/ programme teams and support of internal/external reviews.

Main Duties
•Providing day-to-day financial support for key stakeholders within the business and wider company
•Supporting the quarterly EAC process
•Understanding and communication of the link between programme and financial performance for the business
•Recognition of revenue applied to service and product based programmes, including collaboration with financial accounting to ensure that programmes are set up correctly and executed in line with Raytheon policies.
•Support of pricing activity for commercial bid activities
•Reporting from SAP, BW and Cognos for all programmes
•Production, agreement and distribution of financial targets, including forecast, to Programme managers to ensure that forecasts are understood, have stakeholder buy in and are agreed prior to submission
•Champion best practice and look to improve systems and processes with liaison with wider finance teams
•Be responsible for excellent financial governance in line with Raytheon policy
•Ad hoc analysis as required by the business and wider finance teams
•Act as guardian of the financial conscience of the business with the ability to play Devil's advocate and looking to provide solutions that innovative to financial problems

Candidate Requirements

Essential
•Resilience and able to adapt to changes in a fast-paced growing organisation
•Attention to detail
•Collaborator who can influence and link between multiple functions to achieve goals
•CIMA/ACCA qualified (or equivalent)
•Working knowledge of MS Office; with a focus on Excel
•Critical thinker who can identify and create new business opportunities
•Able to understand customer and stakeholders thinking, with the ability to influence and shape these
•Strong communicator with the confidence and presence to interact with, and present to, senior leaders
•A creative problem solver who can operate effectively under changing constraints
•Current holder of or eligibility to obtain MoD Secret (SC) level security clearance

Desirable
•Commercial/Business background, with demonstrable acumen
•Previous experience in a business partnering role
•Pro-active approach and the ability to prioritise workload and desire to go an "extra mile" to add value

Raytheon Career Development:
Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits:
• 25 days holiday + statutory public holidays
• Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
• 6 times salary 'Life Assurance'
• Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme's.
• Enhanced sick pay scheme
• Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity & Shared Parental leave.
• 37hr working week, with an early finish Friday (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements).
• Flexible working arrangements can be considered wherever we can (depending on the role) so please enquire or highlight any request to our Recruitment team to explore flexible working possibilities.
• Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites and Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold).

Diversity:
Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success.

Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women's Network, RayBAME, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), Raytheon Reservist Network (RaRe), Raytheon Alliance for Diverse Abilities (RADA), RayPride and all work together with our Diversity & Inclusion council, and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.

As a proud contributor to the HM Armed Forces, Raytheon UK signed the HM Armed Forces covenant in 2014. Due to the varied activities and support to our Armed Forces & Reservists,
Raytheon UK has since been awarded the prestigious Covenant 'Gold Award' Employee Recognition.

Raytheon UK recognise that our people are the critical factor in our success, and we strive to provide a challenging and rewarding careers.

Raytheon Application Process:
To apply visit the Raytheon Technologies Global website and search by location or Req ID: (phone number removed)BR

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