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.
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
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
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
About Raytheon UK
With facilities in Broughton, Waddington, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester and Manchester, Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country the company employs 1,700 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances across the country.
Raytheon Company, with 2018 sales of $27 billion and 67,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 97 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I™ products and services, sensing, effects and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on .
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.
· 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 depending on the role and subject to line manager approval. · Canteen facilities available at Harlow and Glenrothes sites. Manchester and Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks.
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), Raytheon Reservist Network (RaRe), Raytheon Alliance for Diverse Abilities (RADA) and all work together with our Diversity & Inclusion counsel, 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.
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