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Finance Business Partner - Contractor

Requisition ID:  120109
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Ansty Park (1020)

Coventry, COV, United Kingdom, CV7 9JU

We are a global leader in the research, design, integration, manufacture, certification, and lifetime service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. We supports the world’s aircraft and aero engine manufacturers, providing a century of experience and innovation for commercial and military aircraft. 

Joining our team means you’re helping to deliver our purpose of ‘Enabling Engineering Breakthroughs that Lead to a Better Tomorrow. A career at Parker Meggitt offers boundless potential for professional and personal growth. You will work alongside the brightest minds in the world, help develop innovative technology and products, and contribute to our company’s goal of solving the world’s greatest engineering challenges.

We have succeeded in employing the top talent in the industry by focusing our hiring efforts on the individual, not the job description. If you are an inquisitive thinker with great ideas and a desire to succeed, we will find the perfect spot for you on our team.

Role Summary

Are you ready to take flight in the world of finance and make a substantial impact on a cutting-edge aerospace company? If so, we have a thrilling opportunity for you! We are currently seeking a Finance Business Partner to join our dynamic team at our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Ansty Park, Coventry, as well as our nearby Carbon facility. With a combined annual revenue of £0.7 billion within this group, we are a global leader in the aerospace industry, and we are looking for a financial professional who can help us soar to new heights. As a Finance Business Partner, you will play a pivotal role in our Braking System Division, providing critical financial insights and guidance to support our mission of innovation and excellence in aerospace technology. If you are passionate about finance, eager to work in a cutting-edge industry, and ready to take on a pivotal role in a high-performing team, we invite you to explore this exciting opportunity further. Join us, and be part of the team that propels aerospace innovation into the future.

Core Responsibilities

  • Manage the preparation of monthly inventory reconciliations in line with group accounting policies
  • Maintain the costing records within SAP for two plants
  • Support Program Management with costing analysis on key platforms
  • Support the monthly reporting through the site tracking centre metrics
  • Manage the preparation of quarterly excess and obsolete inventory in line with group accounting policies
  • Monitor & review operational scrap & order variances.
  • Produce the monthly variance application calculation in
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with the manufacturing function
  • Provide input into the weekly inventory forecast

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • Knowledge and experience of operating under US GAAP and SOX
  • Knowledge and experience of maintaining compliance with group accounting policies
  • Self-motivated and proactive, identifying issues and opportunities for improvement and driven to implement opportunities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Diligent, well-organised, detail orientated and ability to multi task
  • Ability to work independently, meet deadlines and prioritise duties with minimal supervision
  • Computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Excel. Experience using Blackline is a plus
  • Experienced user of SAP is required
  • Experience in working in a manufacturing environment

What we offer

  • Hybrid working
  • 33 days annual leave including Bank Holiday
  • Pension Contributions
  • Subsidised onsite restaurant
  • Starbucks
  • Parking onsite
  • Electric car points

Parker Meggitt are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business. We strongly believe that building a culture of respect and appreciation, will give everyone the opportunity to recognise their full potential.

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