Finance Manager - European Typhoon Production

BAE Systems UK

Location: Lancashire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Finance Manager European Typhoon Production

Location: Samlesbury. 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+

What you’ll be doing:

  • Leading, managing and motivating a team supporting the business to deliver financial performance across European Typhoon Production contracts
  • Preparing, reviewing and challenging project Forecasts as part of an Integrated Project Team (IPT), including assumptions, risks and opportunities and simplifying complex messages to articulate performance
  • Establish with the IPT 5 Year Business Plans (Budgets) including assumptions, risks and opportunities and driving the business to deliver
  • Driving performance improvements with particular focus on accuracy of cash forecasting and delivery of cost opportunities
  • Support new business activities to enable approval of pricing proposals
  • Supporting the Finance transformation programme to optimise how we support the business

Your skills and experiences:

  • Qualified Chartered Accountant - ICAEW, CIMA, ACCA
  • Evidence of driving business performance with the ability to work with cross functional stakeholders
  • The ability to adapt and change quickly and be an ambassador for the function
  • Leaderships skills to motivate individuals and teams across several business areas, to shape and implement business requirements


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 Europe Typhoon Production Integrated Project team:

As part of the Europe Typhoon Production Project team, you will be responsible for providing Finance leadership to teams across the Europe and International portfolio, which covers a variety of interesting bid proposals and contracts, ranging in size, complexity, and value. You will be part of an Integrated Project Team, working alongside Commercial, Project Management and in some cases Operations and Procurement; therefore, your ability to work cross-functionally is vital. This is a true partnering role to the business in which you will add value to the delivery of contracts and new business.

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.

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