Finance Avionics Business Partner

Recruiter
GE Aviation
Location
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Jul 2019
Closes
23 Jul 2019
Ref
1498098
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed, SC
Sector
Aerospace
Job Type
Permanent
Cheltenham, United Kingdom

Business:
    GE Aviation
Function:
    Finance
Role Summary/Purpose:
    This position based in Cheltenham, UK reporting to the Avionics Cheltenham Finance Leader.In this role, you will utilise your experience and expertise to solve problems, develop and execute objectives for self and others, and will have the ability to effect short-term and some long-term business goals.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Working closely with Avionics Programme Directors, Programme Managers, Sales leads & other key stakeholders to understand, communicate, drive & influence Avionics results
  • Presentation of clear and compelling data analysis to facilitate decision making
  • This role will also be required to synthesize trends and financial information and make viable recommendations for action
  • The Business Partner will provide insight to assist programme teams & make recommendations on risk mitigation / additional profit & cash generation ideas
  • In depth analysis & consolidation of inputs to long term financial plans ( annual "op plan" & long term strategy submissions ) for Avionics Cheltenham business segments
  • In depth month end & quarter end analytics of current year financial performance versus plan & communication thereof
  • Work across the GE organisation cross functionally to perform detailed review & assessment of Avionics bid financials as part of GE "Tollgate" 0-2 bid review & submission process
  • Develop, manage & update of financial models to assess both profitability & cashflow implications thereof
  • Annual update of long term programme models as part of annual impairment process
  • Developing scenario/sensitivity analysis for the most critical variables in bid proposal
  • Drive for effective and accurate deal presentation, review and approval with senior management
Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Degree qualified or equivalent knowledge or experience
  • Fully qualified professional accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA/QBE) with post qualification experience in a large company or equivalent expertise through relevant work experience Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website .Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance: BPSS
Desired Characteristics:
  • Experienced in managing or influencing teams/individuals
  • Self starter who can demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team and on their own initiative
  • You must be able to show you can pick up new challenges and run with them with little supervision
  • Positive "can-do" approach
  • Flexible work style, ability to work under pressure & must be able to work on own initiative
  • Ability to anticipate, identify and resolve financial issues.
  • Ability to recognise the need for, and drive, process improvements and efficiencies
  • Strong/Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Understanding of key Accounting standards (IFRS and US GAAP depending upon role)
  • Be able to show you can develop strong cross functional relationships & networks in order to complete your work
  • Understanding of key Accounting standards (IFRS and US GAAP depending upon role)
  • Proven record, preferably working within a manufacturing and/or engineering environment
  • Able to fluently speak and write in English language

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