Finance Analyst will report to the Financial Planning & Analysis Manager located at Harlow.

Main duties

  • Lead RIS HQ and Corporate Forecasting and Analysis Process (Current Year, Annual Operating Plan and Long Range Plan)
  • Lead monthly reporting requirements into US stakeholders.
  • Support various monthly reporting requirements including Ops Pack and Monthly Report.
  • Support weekly maintenance and reporting of risks and opportunities process.
  • Challenge, innovate and make recommendations as to how to improve processes.
  • Special projects including other finance support.
  • Support monthly, current year, Annual Operating Plan and Long Range Plan reporting cycles.
  • Preparation of insightful ad hoc financial analysis to support key decision making. Understanding financial impacts of business decisions.

Required skills

  • Strong communicator with a desire for understanding the business model and providing meaningful and actionable insight. Ability to convey financial data to the layperson in an effective manner.
  • Working as part of a team, with an eye for detail and drive for accuracy.
  • Collaborative mentality and able to balance the demands of numerous stakeholders.
  • Assumed system skills: high level of competence on excel modelling and history of demonstrable process improvement.
  • Methodical, hardworking, enthusiastic and able to work well under pressure.
  • Inquisitive approach to day-to-day tasks, with a desire to question and challenge data.
  • FP&A background preferred.

Desired skills

  • Experience using integrated financial systems such as SAP (Apex/Prism), Cognos & BW
  • Likely Degree educated (ideally with a 2:1) but other qualifications considered with relevant experience.
  • Will consider a part-qualified/newly qualified accountant.


  • Competitive salaries.
  • 25 days holiday + statutory public holidays, plus opportunity to buy and sell up to 5 days (37hr)
  • Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
  • Company bonus scheme (discretionary).
  • 6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’ with pension.
  • Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice schemes, including Health Cashplan, Dental, and Cycle to Work amongst others.
  • Enhanced sick pay.
  • Enhanced family friendly policies including enhanced maternity, paternity & shared parental leave.
  • Car / Car allowance (dependant on grade/ role).
  • Private Medical Insurance (dependant on grade).
  • 2 weeks paid leave for Military Reservists.

Work culture

  • 37hr working week, although hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site-specific arrangements.
  • Early 1.30pm finish Friday, start your weekend early!
  • Remote, hybrid and site based working opportunities, dependant on your needs and the requirements of the role.
  • A grownup flexible working culture that is output, not time spent at desk, focussed. More formal flexible working arrangements can also be requested and assessed subject to the role. Please enquire or highlight any request to our Talent Acquisition team to explore the flexible working possibilities.
  • Up to 5 paid days volunteering each year.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Raytheon UK, we are committed to fostering a workplace that champions diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) as fundamental pillars of our organisational culture. We believe that the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences of our employees are invaluable assets that drive innovation and excellence in everything we do.

In embracing diversity, equity, and inclusion, Raytheon UK strengthens its ability to deliver innovative solutions to complex challenges. We are proud to create a workplace where all individuals can thrive and contribute to the advancement of technology, security, and a better future for all. Our aim is for our employees to produce the best work of their lives so together we build a stronger, more inclusive future.

RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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