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Head of FP&A

Requisition ID:  104131
Business Unit:  E&E Divisional Costs (9499)

Coventry, COV, United Kingdom, CV7 9JU

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defence and selected energy markets.


Through our Energy & Equipment division, Meggitt holds strong niche positions in energy, non-aerospace military and industrial equipment.


Expertise in this division ranges from heat exchangers used in off-shore gas processing to the design and manufacture of dynamic instrumentation for vibration, shock and pressure measurements. Our heat exchanger technology has not only enabled our customers to save weight, space, and money, but offer higher duties, smaller sizes, and greater integrity over conventional heat exchangers. We are a leading supplier of small-frame gas turbine actuation systems and fuel metering valves for the oil and gas and power generation sectors.

About the role

As the Head of FP&A, you will lead and direct the Financial Planning and Analysis Function within the Energy & Equipment division. You will oversee the implementation of operational plans and create financial models for future business planning decisions. You’ll also play a key role in ensuring the integrity of financial records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and/or International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).


In return, we can provide you with a supportive and collaborative work environment that respects work life balance and allows you to develop your career.

Core Responsibilities

  • Leads and directs the Financial Planning and Analysis Teams to meet department objectives and strategic goals.
  • Sets and manages budget activities, while driving the effective implementation of finance processes.
  • Oversees the implementation of operational plans and creates financial models for future business planning decisions.
  • Ensures the integrity of financial records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and/or International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  • Identifies and drives service enhancements from a customer perspective which will deliver Finance performance improvements.
  • Manages and monitors financial systems and makes improvements to meet financial performance standards as measured against internal and competitive benchmarks.
  • Participates in developing the Finance strategic plan in collaboration with upper management.

Skills & Experience

  • Thorough understanding and experience of standard accounting concepts, practices and procedures including compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and/or International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  • Strong team development and management skills to enable the creation of a highly capable Finance and Accounting team.
  • Able to execute functional business plans and contributes to the development of functional strategy.
  • Extensive knowledge of accounting, financial planning, reporting and analysis, acquired through related work experience in increasingly complex roles.
  • Capable of directing the resolution of complex or unusual business problems while applying advanced analytical thought and judgment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to negotiate and influence, while exercising sensitivity to the audience.
  • Demonstrates a high level of ethical behavior in exercising judgment and discretion in matters of significance.

What we offer

Meggitt is proud to offer a competitive total rewards framework designed with our colleagues' health, wealth and well-being in mind to help our employees balance a successful career.  Our competitive package will include:


  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays 
  • On site restaurant offering subsidized food
  • Pension Scheme up to 10% company contribution
  • Employee Assistance Program for Health & Wellbeing
  • Employee Perkz – offering our employees discounts on a huge variety of goods and services
  • Income Protection
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Volunteering day off


Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-855-474-7665 or

If this position is located in the United States, this job will require use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As such, all applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

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