Senior Finance Analyst

Raytheon Systems Ltd
Waddington, Lincoln
15 Nov 2016
14 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Finance Analyst

Waddington, Lincolnshire

Summary of Role

The role is part of the Airborne Solutions Finance Team. The main focus of the role is providing high quality business partnering and accurate financial analysis to the ASTOR programme team. This includes tracking results against forecast and AOP, cost management of the overall programme, maintenance of financial reports, quarterly EAC production and guidance, attending Programme and Gate Reviews and ad-hoc financial analysis and driving value for money for our customer.

Main Duties

Provide day-to-day financial support to wider ASTOR IPT

Support the quarterly EAC process and champion best practice

Maintain and develop reporting in SAP, BW and Cognos for the ASTOR programme

Compiling, agreeing and disseminating financial targets and forecasts to Programme Managers to ensure forecasts are collaborative, understood and agreed prior to formal submission

Champion best practice and look to improve systems and processes, liaising with the wider Airborne and Defence Finance teams

Support the development of EVMS tool and processes

Other ad-hoc analysis as required by the business and wider finance teams

Act as the financial conscience of the business, playing devil's advocate as required and looking to provide innovative solutions to financial problems

Ad-hoc support to the ASTOR extension

Some travel will be required (UK mainly)

Candidate Requirements


Degree or equivalent in a business or finance related discipline

CIMA/ACCA Qualified or Finalist

Commercial & Business Acumen

Good Analytical skills

Pro-active, “hands-on” approach

Desire to go that “extra mile” to deliver

Desire to understand key business drivers

Ability to explain complex financial matters to the lay person in a compelling manner


Experience of SAP and IBM Cognos

Experience hedging foreign currency

MOD Contract experience

Resilience to work in a fast-paced, changing Organization

Experience in working in a Matrix Organization

Experience in complex project environment

Experience in manufacturing and/or Aerospace

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 holidays, Contributory Pension Scheme, Life Assurance, Flexible Benefits, Enhanced sick pay scheme


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 Application Process

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