Finance Business Partner

BAE Systems
England, Lancashire, Lytham St. Annes
Up to £65000 per annum + Circa DOE + benefits
06 Jan 2023
03 Feb 2023
Frances Blackledge
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Finance Business Partner

Location: Warton. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Circa £65,000 depending on skills and experience

What you'll be doing:

    Playing a key part in the Programme Delivery team providing financial insights and challenge to achieve strong contract performance, including liaison with the customerDriving financial performance through the CSR (Contract Status Report), Monthly Forecast and Business Planning processes, ensuring expectations are clearly articulated and agreed, and outputs are challenged, considered and communicated appropriatelyIdentifying, reporting and driving to resolution key opportunities, risks and associated mitigation actions affecting contract performanceWorking closely with Commercial and Programme Management to drive business value, focusing on contract amendments and new bids

Your skills and experiences:

    CIMA, ACA or ACCA - Fully QualifiedExperience of financial business partneringPrior experience, in a leadership role, engaging with non-Finance staff and providing decision support to senior stakeholdersDemonstrable level of business acumen, with focus on improvement


You'll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You'll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts - you may also be eligible for an annual incentive

The Future Combat Air Systems (FCAS) team:

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Future Combat Air Systems (FCAS) business unit, in a key leadership role, as the Finance Business Partner for a range of technology development contracts, including Tempest. Within this customer facing role you will get an unparalleled opportunity to acquire knowledge of the strategy and programme to develop the next generation international combat air system. Take you career to new heights and lead on initiatives to further develop the future of our function and the skies.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.