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Finance Business Partner

BAE Systems UK

Location: Lancashire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Finance Business Partner

Location: Preston. Hybrid work pattern 1-2days in main office

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

Salary:c.£70,000 depending on experience +car allowance & bonus

What you’ll be doing:

We are looking for a Finance Business Partner to join our finance department within the Shared Service team. This is a newly created position due to the increase of demands and project capabilities, as it working closely with the Enterprise IT department. You will have ownership for the day-to-day responsibilities of below:

    Act as the Finance lead for a key programme to refresh the supplier offering of key IT support services to the BAE Systems enterprise

      Complete business cases to demonstrate financial costs / benefits across the programme

        Undertake financial modelling and scenario analysis to enable senior management decision making support

          Compile appropriate presentational material to support key business reviews

            Liaise with numerous stakeholders across different functions to derive key reporting

              Support supplier negotiations as required

              Your skills and experiences:

                ACA or ACCA or CIMA qualified with 5+ years PQE

                  Strong Excel skills

                    Strong communication skills, with experience of dealing with a variety of stakeholders at senior levels in the organisation.

                      Previous experience supporting supplier negotiations

                        Ability to work autonomously on complex projects and prior experience of compiling business cases for senior management review / approval


                        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 leave incentive.

                        The Finance Shared Services EIT team:

                        You will be joining a developed team of structured, self-starters and agile minded individuals. This team aims to improve activity across the Shared Services business unit and assist with enterprise wide IT services and projects.

                        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.