Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Broughton


The role will provide Business Program Partnering and Finance support to the Shadow Team.
This key position is part of the Airborne Team, an area of the business that is moving at a fast past with a strong sales forecast and further potential for growth.
Reporting to the Shadow Finance Manager
- Airborne ISR, will be responsible for providing high quality business partnering and accurate, actionable financial analysis and insight to the business lead and to Finance leaders across Raytheon UK and US.
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.
The individual will ensure compliance with financial governance and policy requirements; 5 year plan strategic planning; project accounting (EACs); monthly business forecasting and reporting; balance sheet reviews; cash and foreign exchange management.
Key Responsibilities:
Main Duties:
Providing control and guidance on program accounting and controls, including monitoring of weekly metrics and providing actionable insight to the Business Teams.
Consolidation of the Airborne business area and driving standardised reporting across the business through Cognos.
Responsible for financial management and reporting on key metrics including Actuals and Forecast and providing weekly reports to the Business Lead of Airborne.
Working with Business Lead, establish AOP budget and five year plan targets.
Support the business risk & opportunities process (development, analysis, mitigation & review) Develop and provide support to the Program Team for Quarterly Estimate at Completion (EAC) processes
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.
Develop meaningful financial analysis to support new business investment decisions including supporting input into monthly Investment Committee.
Ad-hoc analysis and decision support
Act as the "financial conscience" of the business and ensure Business and Financial Policy adherence
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 to provide regular reporting on key metrics and EAC performance.
Champion best practice and look to improve systems and processes
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.
* Experience of working with SAP, Cognos Advanced Excel.
* Experience of effective management of programmes using Earned Value Management (EVM)
Eligible for or Holder of current SC security clearance (RSL will sponsor as required).
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.
About Raytheon
Raytheon Company, with 2018 sales of $27 billion and 67,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cyber security 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.
Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.
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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 Maternity & Shared Parental leave.
37hr working week with a nine day fortnight (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.
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 council.
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 recognises that our people are the critical factor in our success, and we strive to provide challenging and rewarding careers.
Raytheon Application Process
To apply visit the Raytheon Website and search for Req ID: (phone number removed)BR Please complete the on-line instructions to create a profile and upload CV

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