2 days/week at home

A little flex time – We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements depending on the role you apply for – explore your options with our recruiter during the application process.

Job Description

Job title: Finance Business Partner

Location: Glascoed, South Wales or Radway Green, Cheshire. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: £57 000 (dependant on skills and experience)

What you’ll be doing:

  • Partner with a multi-functional Integrated Delivery Team to optimise financial and operational performance across the programmes including financial reporting and forecasting for the Project(s) and providing input to stakeholders Instilling a cash awareness culture within the IDT and managing cash flow to optimise working capital
  • Support programme improvement activities and ongoing SAP implementation – Constructively challenge the programme, identifying and implementing opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Partner with a multi-functional bid to provide robust financial challenge, ensuring the financial implications of pricing options, commercial terms, Rates and FX and Cashflow assumptions are clearly understood support business strategy
  • Lead the 5-year planning cycle for the IDT, challenging key assumptions, directing, coordinating and undertaking the IBP process in the Project area and analysing inputs, clearly communicating business strategy
  • Ensuring that the portfolio always operates to the Financial Policies Manual. Being the key contact for the IDT with external and internal auditors

Your skills and experiences:


  • Fully qualified accountant
  • Previous experience in a project accounting role
  • Ability to business partner and build strong rapports with the project teams providing robust challenge where appropriate
  • Prior experience in consolidating financial information into management reports


  • Experience of bid work
  • Knowledge of SAP


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 Finance Team:

You will provide financial support and advice to the team, driving the business to exceed financial performance targets, whilst ensuring sound financial controls are fully embedded. Supporting the wider functions within the business to deliver the customers’ requirements whilst returning the required value to the shareholders. Deputising for the Financial Controller as and when required.

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.

Closing Date: 20th June 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.



Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Open to part time work for some roles
Gym membership
Buy or sell annual leave
Bank holiday swaps
Company shutdown periods
Share options
Matched pension contribution
Salary sacrifice
Employee discounts
Lunch and learns
More information needed
More information needed
More information needed
Work-life balance
More information needed
Role modelling
More information needed
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Working at BAE Systems

Company employees


Office locations

UK-wide - more than 50 locations

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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