Finance Manager

Job Overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead the Manufacturing Operations Finance team supporting Manufacturing UK. The Manufacturing UK function has over 800 employees, a cost base of £70m and annual output of over £300m per annum.
The role involves supporting Manufacturing UK in delivering its annual financial objectives, driving through and validating numerous business improvement and investment programmes, financial scrutiny of potential strategic decisions and being an integral part of the development of systems solutions for the Manufacturing to Finance ERP interfaces.
What we're looking for

A qualified or part qualified accountant with experience within a large manufacturing based environment and with a significant exposure to S4HANA and associated Manufacturing Execution System.
The candidate should have a proven track in delivering both process improvements, financial reporting mechanisms and Manufacturing based Performance measures and metrics.
High levels of commitment and integrity and an ambition to drive the MBDA business forward.
A commitment to continuous improvement and an ability to generate meaningful and effective KPI’s.
Ability to travel within the UK and across Europe
Here's what’s in it for you

We offer a dynamic working environment with an opportunity to develop world class financial reporting mechanisms in support of UK Manufacturing within MBDA. You will also be leading and developing a small team of professional finance staff
The Benefits
*Flexible working *opportunities for career progression *paid overtime (subject to level) *great bonus scheme *comprehensive pension scheme *annual salary review *fantastic working environment and site facilities *social, charitable and sporting activities.
The Role:

Providing financial expertise and guidance in ensuring Manufacturing delivers it annual financial objectives.
Compilation of financial forecasts in support of both annual budgets and 5 year integrated business plans.
Ensuring investments and business cases are financially robust.
Financial support to strategic improvement initiatives.
Supporting the compilation of project based estimate at completions which will include UPC management and reporting.
Developing the Manufacturing to Financial business processes interfaces in support of a major ERP system and supporting the delivery of S4 HANA.
Management of foreign exchange hedges and forward cash forecasting
Managing and developing the Manufacturing Finance team
Working as part of an international Finance team
Join a great team!

Management of a small team focused on controlling costs for 800+ people and over £70m of direct costs.
Representing the financial interests within the senior Manufacturing Management team
Knowing that the service provided makes a difference in achieving the overall MBDA performance targets.

MBDA is an award winning company; committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

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We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements. MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK’s work-life balance organisation.

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Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role



Full Time


Job Detail
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