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Lead Finance Specialist - FP&A Operations

  • GE Aviation - 465 jobs

Prestwick, South Ayrshire, Scotland

Job Description Summary The Lead Finance Specialist will be responsible for providing financial planning, analysis and reporting for GE Caledonian, as well as supporting operational budget holders to meet KPI's.

Job Description Roles and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for managing the business cycle - 3 year plan, budget, forecasts at each level of the organization.
  • Define KPIs to measure the performance in all areas of the organization.
  • Analyze the performance and propose action plans to improve profitability and cash generation as well as corrective action plans as needed.
  • Responsible for closing and reporting deliverables to HQ, in Cincinnati, US.
  • Utilises in-depth knowledge of a discipline and analytical thinking to execute policy/strategy.
  • Leading lean projects to drive continuous improvement in processes.
  • Explains information; developing skills to bring team members to consensus around topics within field.
  • Uses some judgment and has the ability to propose different solutions outside of set parameters to address more complicated, day-to-day problems.
  • Has ability to prioritise information for data analysis.
  • Uses technical experience and analytical thinking.
  • Uses multiple internal and limited external sources outside of own team to arrive at decisions.
  • Supporting operational budget holders to meet KPI's.

Required Qualifications
  • This role requires advanced experience in the Finance & FP&A Operations.
  • Degree qualified in accounting and finance or comparable degree.
  • Qualified or working towards a professional accounting qualification.
  • Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others.
  • Strong proficiency in excel and other Microsoft office programmes.

Desired Characteristics
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems.
  • Experience in an ERP System (eg. SAP) would be advantageous.

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

Full time

Posted 23 Sep 2022

Closes 22 Oct 2022

Ref: R3661304

This job was posted to: Airline finance

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