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Finance analyst (12 Month Fixed-term Contract)

GE Aviation
Closing date
24 Aug 2021

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SC, None / Undisclosed
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Job Description Summary We invent the future of flight, lift people up and bring them home safely. Our teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances that solve some of the world's toughest problems. At GE Aviation you'll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest calibre talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. If you're looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.

This fixed term role would be joining a market leading Engineering & Manufacturing company of state-of-the-art Aviation Systems equipment. The role would be to join and support the Finance team in the Engineering Finance function, covering a wide range of activities.

Job Description Roles and Responsibilities
Working in the Engineering Finance function your work would include partnering with the Engineering function (800 engineers) and to perform activities such as;
  • Managing project budgets and approvals
  • Provide support to Engineering and Programme leadership teams to deliver against customer milestones
  • Provide support to the Engineering Operations teams to forecast Engineering project spend for both short, medium and long term forecasts
  • Be a core part of the reporting framework around Engineering Finance: driving standard work, standard analytics and a common understanding throughout our Engineering & Programmes community over the Engineering performance
  • Understanding technical accounting requirements to ensure projects are set up compliantly
  • Working on LEAN and improvement projects with a focus on streamlining, eliminating waste and driving more and more transparency around results and forecasts
  • Other diverse projects as and when required

Required Qualifications
  • Degree qualified or relevant work experience
  • Strong/Advanced Microsoft Excel skills

Desired Characteristics
  • Experience of working in a manufacturing/engineering environment
  • Positive can-do attitude
  • Able to fluently speak and write in English language
  • Self-starter and able to problem solve using your initiative
  • Able to work as part of a team and be an active contributor to team discussions and projects
  • Flexible work style, ability to work under pressure & must be able to work on own initiative
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to plan against deadlines efficiently
  • Track record in creative thinking, process improvement and elimination of waste

Flexible Working  
GE supports and encourages flexible working arrangements, where possible, and recognises the benefits to employees of having a positive work-life balance.  

Total Reward  
At GE Aviation we understand the importance of Total Reward.  Our flexible benefits plan, called  FlexChoice , gives you freedom, choice and flexibility in the way you receive your benefits, as well as giving you the opportunity to make savings where possible.  

As a new joiner to  GE  we are pleased to be able to offer you the following as default in your benefit fund, which you then can tailor to meet your individual needs; 
  • Non-contributory Pension             
  • Life Assurance  
  • Group income protection               
  • Private medical cover       
  • Holiday Hourly equivalent of 26 days, with flexible option to buy or sell  

Security Clearance  
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  

Right to Work  
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, under the applicable UK immigration rules as may be in place from time to time, it may be that candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled candidate who does not require sponsorship is available to take up the post. For further information please visit the  UK Visas and Immigration website.  


Additional Information Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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