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Job Ref:  85125BR
Employer:  Raytheon Company
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
04/10/2016 07:26
Chief Financial Officer (Raytheon UK)

Raytheon UK are a leading defence & Security systems & solutions provider. Reporting to the CEO, the CFO role is to lead the Finance function, be a true business enabler in a US financial reporting environment. A key role for the Raytheon UK Leadership team, with Operational, Strategic , Leadership and People Development elements all critical to the success of this role.

Role and Responsibilities

• Create and lead the financial strategy for the business to achieve its strategy and growth objectives over the next 3 to 5 years for the Raytheon UK & ELCAN businesses.

• Lead the finance function to achieve its mission to continue its growth and be world class business & function

• Provide actionable insight & analysis into the key drivers of business performance

• Maintain a highly effective and robust internal control environment

• Be the senior sponsor of business improvement initiatives, such as the Transformation & Affordability project

• Working closely with the CEO to ensure Financial business considerations are supporting business decisions and Finance Lead for the Raytheon UK Senior Leadership team

• Represent UK & ELCAN at the RMS Finance Team level

• Be a critical sounding board for the CEO and the leadership team

• Create strong working relationships with internal Raytheon stakeholders in the UK, ELCAN and US

• Responsible for 7 direct reports and overall function of approx. 80 people across UK and ELCAN, Canada

Required skills and experience

• Strong Business Acumen
• Senior Business-facing role
• Working in a process and data-driven organisation
• Proven experience in leading a finance function
• Working in different business environments across a complex international large scale technology business - growth, consolidation, turnaround/contraction
• Working on large scale cross-functional/cross-business projects (eg, cost reduction, process improvement)
• Working in a business with a matrix or complex management structure
• Working as part of an International Organisation
• Understanding of working in a Regulated or other Business to Government business, desirable
• Excellent track record in strategic and commercial financial management


• Degree and Professional Finance or Accounting Qualification (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)



• Ability to motivate and inspire through influential communication
• Demonstrate the core values of Raytheon company
• Develop leadership excellence through sponsoring talent initiatives within the Finance function and the wider organisation ensuring robust succession planning and ready now talent

Customer focus

• Communicates effectively with customers to ensure absolute clarity about requirements
• Establishes and manages excellent relationships with customers and stakeholders based on delivery of results and professional credibility
• Delivers exceptional customer service on a consistent basis
• Is receptive to new ideas and actively seeks feedback

• Removes organisational barriers to creativity and innovation
• Challenges the organisation to generate and implement breakthrough ideas and solutions

Work Management
• Addresses work in a structured manner, prioritising tasks, setting goals and planning activities in a logical and efficient way to achieve success

Drives Results
• Eliminates obstacles that affect organisational performance

Focuses on outcomes not just process.

About Raytheon
Raytheon Company, with 2015 sales of $23 billion and 61,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 94 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I TM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass.

Standard Benefits:
25 days holiday + statutory holidays
10.5% Company Contributory Pension Scheme (with individual contributions)
6 times salary Life Assurance
Flexible Benefits
Enhanced sick pay scheme
Plus other Executive grade benefits

Relocation Eligible
Clearance Type
ERIP Eligible
General Management
Business Administration

Type Of Job
Full Time
Work Location
United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Glenrothes
United Kingdom - Harlow
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