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Finance Business Partner

The Boeing Company

Gosport, Hampshire
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Finance Business Partner

Company Boeing Defence UK Limited Job ID 1700011952 Date posted 08/03/2017
Location Gosport Hampshire United Kingdom
Job Description

Purpose:  The Aircraft Support Business unit is looking for a Lead Cost Schedule analyst (lead project controller) to join its Business Operations Team acting as a Business Partner to several key operational areas.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will work to ensure the proper visibility of both the cost and schedule performance of the Aircraft Support Programmes.  This position will perform the following roles:

• Operate as a Business Partner to several key operational areas

• Act as primary financial focal point for the designated business areas providing the management team within that area with full financial support and information to enable timely and accurate decision making

• Utilize Earned Value Management techniques and tools to interpret, analyse and understand monthly performance information, the drivers behind any cost variances and support the preparation of mitigation and action plans to resolve any issues

• Provide financial support to the management of both core sustainment activities and over and above orders and ensure that both cost and schedule performance in both of these areas is in line with targets

• Manage the monthly and quarterly financial forecasting process across your designated business areas.

• Evaluate the potential impact of Risks and Opportunities and support operational teams to identify and implement mitigation plans driving profitability.

• Report programme performance including progress to plan, performance taken, and remaining effort, including effects on Orders, Revenue, Earnings & Cash.

• Work with schedulers and business planning analysts to ensure cost integrity to the performance measurement baseline.

• Support the development of performance reporting metrics and management information for use by programme leadership team. 

• Lead and develop other members of the team on all aspects of project controlling. 


• Experience working within an operations facing finance team, acting as a Business Partner to key operational managers

• Prior experience of EVM (preferably using COBRA and Open Plan)

• Ability to lead and train employees

• Skilled team member/contributor

• Business (Financial) Acumen

• Strong Written and Oral Communication skills

• Driving for Business Results

• Customer satisfaction focus

• IT proficient (particularly Excel, Powerpoint)

BDS Global Operations

Relocation Assistance Available
No. Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit.


Background in Accounting, Economics, Finance or Project Accounting/controlling preferred. Qualified accountant (CIMA / ACCA preferred).  The successful candidate will be from a multi-disciplinary background with a proven track record of having demonstrated the key competences listed above.


All information provided will be checked and may be verified.

Please asap for this role as recruitment may commence before the end date.

Important information regarding this requisition: This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. CANDIDATES MUST HAVE CURRENT LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK IMMEDIATELY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM. BOEING WILL NOT ATTEMPT TO OBTAIN IMMIGRATION AND LABOR SPONSORSHIP FOR ANY APPLICANTS. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S. based payroll.

PLEASE NOTE: The successful candidate will be expected to undergo a SECURITY CHECK/CLEARANCE

Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Job Type

Yes, 25 % of the Time

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