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Finance Business Partner

Requisition ID:  102272
Business Unit:  Heatric UK (1105)

Poole, POL, United Kingdom, BH16 6LT

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defence and selected energy markets. We believe in our vision of ‘Enabling the Extraordinary: To Fly, To Power, To Live”. These core values – teamwork, integrity and excellence – are what have allowed us to become the company we are today. With facilities and over 10,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.


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.


Our Defence Systems product group includes a wealth of expertise with products ranging from airborne decoy deployment systems to projectile tracking technology is another of our specialities. We produce tiny radar systems that are installed on drone aircraft to track incoming missiles or bullets, reassuring aircrew and missile manufacturers that their weapons are working as advertised.

Role Summary

We have an exciting Finance Business Partner  role for our award-winning Heatric business. The ideal candidate will be part qualified & have a proven track record of supporting business' on budget control, gross margin management & variant analysis. You will be an effective communicator who can engage and influence at all levels. 


The role requires close working with Systems to ensure analysis is based on real data and to support the development of learning from trends analysis. In turn there will be a requirement to work closely with Finance on Project forecasting as part of financial modelling.


In return you will be joining a market-leader with exciting & extensive growth plans as we enter & expand in new & emerging markets. 


Job Core Responsibilities

  • Ongoing review of live project performance compared with budgets/forecasts - followed by documentation and reporting thereof
  • Review project budgets ahead of Gates 2 and 3 as part of multidisciplinary PLM process
  • Deep dive analysis into problem Projects
  • Develop effective link between lessons learned and development of Master cost tool or costing processes
  • Improving project margin management methods and revenue/margin forecasting with optimal use of data, ERP, Power BI and other tools – part of CI regime
  • Support Finance in completion of revenue and margin financial forecasts for Projects (med and long term)
  • Support internal and external audit testing of status of commercial projects

Job Specifications

  • Finance background, ideally part qualified
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices, procedures and standards policy and procedure development techniques
  • Knowledge of computerized information systems used in financial and/or accounting applications
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures
  • Good ability to research and analyze data effectively 
  • Actively gathers data, to compile information, and prepare reports
  • Ability to influence stakeholders & keen attention to detail

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:


  • Flexible working policies 
  • 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

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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