Finance Manager - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United Kingdom

Role : Finance Manager – Global Sensors Team
Locaton: Harlow
Req ID: 130326BR

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Finance Manager to join the Global Sensors Team. This position is part of the new Mission area established, targeted at growth bringing together the Global Sensors products business and Canadian operation. This is an area of the business that is moving at a fast pace with a strong sales forecast and further potential for growth.

Reporting to the Senior Finance Manager, the Finance Manager will be responsible for providing high quality business partnering and accurate, actionable financial analysis and insight to the team.

The individual must have the resilience to work in a pressured environment and will be relied upon to provide proactive strategic input and leadership across the Business Programme Finance team. This role would suit an individual looking to grow their potential and skill set, supporting both the flawless program execution of the existing portfolio and growing new business opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

Main Duties:
Consolidation of the Global Sensors UK business area metrics and driving standardised reporting across the business
Support the Senior Finance Manager to establish and deliver AOP (Annual Operating Plan) and five year plan targets
Management and coordination with the Program Execution Team of Quarterly Estimate at Completion (EAC) reporting.
Working as part of the wider business team on bids and proposal’s.
Supporting new business proposals for Gate Reviews including advising on: pricing strategy, basis-of-estimate generation; foreign exchange management; risk and opportunities management; contract negotiation support.
Act as the “financial conscience” of the business and ensure Business and Financial Policy adherence
Deputising for the Senior Finance Manager and providing control and guidance on program accounting and Mission Area reporting.
Providing financial insight to support the business risk & opportunities process (development, analysis, mitigation & review)
Work closely with Financial Planning and Analysis, Business Programme Finance and Central Finance Services, ensuring seamless communication on financial issues
Building a network with all Stakeholders, including US Finance Teams.
Champion best practice and look to improve systems and processes
Support the Senior Finance Manager to develop meaningful financial analysis to support new business investment decisions and pricing
Ad-hoc analysis and decision support

Candidate Requirements:

Qualified accountant (CIMA preferred) with proven relevant commercial experience in a similar defence or complex contracting environment;
Resilience to work in a fast-paced, changing organisation;
Commercially astute and adept at strategic planning
Proactive, analytical and inquisitive
Excellent communication and presentation skills.
Proven man-management experience with the enthusiasm and motivation to develop
junior staff.

Experience of working with SAP, Cognos, Advanced Excel.
Experience of effective management of programmes using Earned Value Management (EVM)
Treasury experience beneficial
Have an existing security clearance or able & willing to achieve a level of security clearance

About Raytheon:
Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.

Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 96 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. is headquartered in Waltham, Mass

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, Paternity & 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 may be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.
• Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites and Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold).

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, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), D&I counsel, Reservist Network etc and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.

Raytheon Application Process

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