Head of Finance - Finance Services, Capability Centre

Employer
BAE SYSTEMS
Location
Warton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
28 Sep 2020

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Description - Head of Finance - Finance Services, Capability Centre (00068885)Job Description Head of Finance - Finance Services, Capability Centre-00068885Description Head of Finance -
Finance Services, Capability Centre

Would
you like to lead a transformational change in finance service provision within
AIR as part of the Chief Operating Office? We currently have a vacancy for a
Head of Finance at our site in Warton.

As
Head of Finance - Finance Service Provision Capability Centre, you will be
central to this transformational activity. You will be the lead for our first
Capability Centre and as such be responsible for delivery of a high-quality
service to internal customers in the UK region of Air. You will establish the
capability centre and create a proactive service-based culture, developing and
ensuring that effective customer relationships and processes exist across the
capability centre.

You
will be responsible for developing and deploying a robust service definition
and SLA process across the Capability Centre, to internal customers across the
Air sector in the UK. You will manage and maintain customer inputs into the
capability centre, working with key stakeholders to understand requirements,
expected outcomes and establish into the service provision.

Your main
responsibilities as a Head of Finance will involve:

Leading
the Finance Services Capability Centre, establishing the operating model to
ensure the centre provides both end-to-end process and service excellence

Being
responsible for ensuring systems, processes, methodologies are in place to
enable effective delivery, monitoring, control and continuous improvement of service
outcomes and experience

Building
and maintaining effective internal relationships between the service teams
across the capability centre and the customer base. Providing assurance that
customer service is maintained at a high standard as projects and change
activities are integrated into the service provision. Preparing customer review
packs, identifying service trends and performance metrics

Managing
the engagement with the business / function for ownership of dependencies to
enable an efficient service delivery and act as the escalation point for
unresolved issues

Being
the Finance lead for best practice networking with industry experts and
external organisations to improve services and the customer experience.
Promoting and embedding an ethos of service excellence within the teams

Providing
leadership, direction and purpose for employees through effective engagement
and communications to develop a high performing functional workforce; you would
be managing a Finance team of executive and professional staff

Your skills and
qualifications as a Head of Finance:

Relevant
professional qualifications would be preferable.

Experience
of leading and managing shared service centres, or centres of excellence in
support of business partners.

Experience
of running and embedding transformation programmes in industry, preferably in
major engineering / manufacturing companies.

Previous
experience of leading and developing teams.

What we're looking for
in you:

You
must have the energy and passion to drive transformational change across a
complex business. You will have a focus on service excellence and customer
relationship management.

You
must have the ability to understand and identify key stakeholder's requirements
and needs, adapting your style and technique to get the most from reviews,
engagement sessions and challenge sessions.
You should have clear, concise communication skills while working
closely with senior Directors on a regular basis

You
will have the ability to successfully manage, develop and lead both direct and
indirect reports that feel inspired to meet their full potential and trusted to
deliver. You will be confident with the
ability to effectively challenge, influence others and collaborate across
networks to develop effective working relationships with multiple stakeholders

Location: Warton

Salary: £65,000+

Benefits: Our
employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive
pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share
Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible
working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and
national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual
incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading
global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge
of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers
in over 100 countries.

BAE Systems Air

If you'd like to make a real difference where it
counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to
helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic
aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent - at BAE
Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting
the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of our Air team, you could be working at
the edge of what is technologically possible, shaping the future to ensure our
customers are ready to face challenges we cannot even imagine today. You could be developing and evolving the
technologies that will defend the UK for generations to come and supporting our
customers around the globe.

Join us and you'll be encouraged and rewarded to
excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse
workplace - where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve
their full potential - is vitally important. Not only does it inspire
creativity and collaboration, it's good for business. We celebrate our
differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives
strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably
qualified people.

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/or your place of birth may limit those roles
that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive,
we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as
early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.

Job FinancePrimary LocationGB-ENG-LAN-WartonClosing Date 22/Sep/20, 5:59:00 PM
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