BMT • GBR - Bath

Senior Finance Business Partner

Employment type:  Full time

4 days/week at home

Fully flexible hours

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Job Description

Senior Finance Business Partner

About BMT

BMT is dedicated to tackling the most crucial engineering challenges of our era, fostering an environment where individuals with exceptional technical expertise provide meaningful, practical solutions. Committed to creating a safer, more efficient, effective, and sustainable future, BMT values diversity, equity, and inclusion, recognizing their pivotal role in achieving our business purpose. Learn more about BMT at www.bmt.org.

Why work for us?

Joining BMT means gaining access to a comprehensive set of employee benefits designed to empower your success. In addition to a competitive salary, our offerings encompass health, family, finance, and personal development, including:

- Private Medical (family coverage)

- Enhanced Pension

- Flexible Working

- Wellbeing Fund – an annual fund for personal hobbies or interests

- 26 Days Annual Leave (plus bank holidays)

- Holiday Trading

- Retail Vouchers

- Professional Subscriptions

At BMT, we pride ourselves on being a verified flexible workplace, providing freedom and choice. Learn more about our flexible status at Flexa Careers | Flexible Workplaces Offering Freedom & Choice

About the role

As the Senior Finance Business Partner within the UK Finance team, you will collaborate with the Commercial Finance Director and fellow Finance Business Partners. Key responsibilities include financial management of projects, bid reviews, forecasting, and reconciliation of demand and supply. Taking a lead role in the budget process, you will forge relationships with the UK Financial Controlling and Compliance team, PMO, Commercial, and other support teams. Specific responsibilities include:

- Managing the largest UK contract in collaboration with the Commercial Finance Director

- Participation in Bid Reviews and monthly Summary Project Reviews

- Oversight of overhead forecasting for the UK, conducting regular reviews with Budget holders

- Collaboration with the Financial Controlling and Compliance team for accurate actuals and forecasts

Our office is based in Bath, and we welcome exploration of flexible and hybrid working arrangements. Travel to customer sites or meetings may be required.

About you

The ideal candidate will:

- Possess a degree-level education

- Be a qualified member of an accountancy body or holder of an equivalent qualification

- Demonstrate significant experience in Project Accounting and financial management of long-term contracts, preferably in defence or engineering

- Exhibit strong interpersonal skills, excellent communication, emotional intelligence, diplomacy, tact, influencing, and negotiating skills

- Be a strategic and logical thinker, aligned with BMT's unique ethos as an employee benefit trust

- Embrace a team player role within the BMT finance team

- Understand the multifaceted responsibilities of a Finance Director, including storytelling, co-piloting, magistracy, consigliore, engineering, muse, or rescue service.

What's Next?

If you are ready to contribute your skills and passion to a dynamic team addressing impactful challenges, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity with BMT. Join us in shaping a safer, more efficient, and sustainable future.

A message to recruitment agencies: We receive applications exclusively via our ATS. Please note that we do not accept CVs submitted via email to the HR department or staff within our Operational teams. We will not progress CVs shared on a speculative basis by email and you accept our right to pursue such candidates with no obligation to third-party terms and conditions or liability to a fee

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – After 1 years service, enhanced maternity to max 18 weeks
26 days annual leave + bank holidays
Wellbeing budget - £250 per annum
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at BMT

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female:non-binary)


Office locations

Teddington, Bath, Southampton, Fareham, Bristol, Plymouth, Weymouth, Leeds, Aberdeen, Glasgow

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
United States

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
Professional Services

Professional Services

Industry awards 2023

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