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Finance Business Partner

BAE Systems UK

Location: Akrotiri and Dhekelia

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Finance Business Partner

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

Salary: £55,000-65,000 depending upon skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Being a key member of the delivery teams providing financial insights and challenges to current and future programmes
  • Leading consolidation and understanding insights into budgets, forecasts and actuals identifying key themes and developments
  • Managing business performance on a continuous basis, identifying and driving actions to improve profitability and cash flow, reduce risk and meet strategic business objectives
  • Supporting the preparation, approval and execution of customer proposals - new business and contract variations - to deliver the best financial returns and balance of risk
  • Working within a team of finance business partners and project accountants - support in the planning and implementation of ad hoc analysis and continuous improvement projects to strengthen the business’s insight and resilience

Your skills and experiences:

You will have personal credibility and professional confidence. You will demonstrable team working characteristics, be highly organised and detail conscious. You will be a strategic thinker with experience of Business Partnering in a Commercial Environment and will always be striving to improve.


  • A strong team-worker with experience of working collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams and in a matrix organisation
  • A professionally qualified accountant with experience of business partnering in a commercial environment


  • High energy, charismatic and bold in approach with a track record of influencing and challenging senior finance and non-finance stakeholders and the status quo to drive business improvement
  • A highly numerate problem solver with an ability to pivot between an understanding of detail and of key overarching themes and messages


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.

Engineering and Energy Services Team:

Would you like to work within a rewarding role? We have an exciting opportunity for a finance professional to play a key role within Maritime Services’ Engineering & Digital Services Business. As Finance Business Partner, you will report to the Head of Finance with a dotted line to the Business Leads. Your primary role will be to provide finance leadership to the Programme teams. You will have broad-based commercial finance responsibilities covering decision support, financial forecasting and delivery.

Join us and we’ll provide an environment where you can be yourself. An inclusive, digital-first culture that invests in you, gives you a platform for continuous learning, and access to an incredible breadth and depth of opportunities to grow your career.

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.