Head Office - Finance and Strategy
This role is eligible for the BA Colleague Referral scheme
This is a key time to be joining British Airways as we Build a Better BA. We take huge pride in our past – but we’re looking to the future as an airline that loves embracing the best of modern Britain. Our country’s creativity, diversity, style, wit and warmth are the same special qualities that make us who we are. If you’re made of the same qualities as us, you could soon be part of the next chapter of our story. Together as one team, we’re connecting Britain with the world and the world to Britain like no one else
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced finance professional to join our Finance team. The incredible variety of the aviation financial environment will provide an excellent opportunity to broaden your experience and grow your financial career within a dedicated and encouraging team.
The Finance Business Partner is responsible for driving the business to achieve its financial and related targets, ensuring compliance with all governance requirements.
Utilising your experience with regard to achievement of financial targets and internal control, your primary activity will be business partnering and driving optimal decisions in the line area to support the delivery of the key business priorities.
You will play a key part in developing plans and actions with the business to achieve strategy through negotiation and knowledge sharing, using insights to advise on decisions to reduce cost, whilst challenging and supporting functional leaders to improve performance and manage risks and opportunities.
Duties will include –
- Leading Planning, Budgeting & Forecasting outcomes
- Owning the financial strategy behind local plans e.g. a framework around where to invest to achieve the best returns
- Ensuring all major business decisions are taken with sufficient understanding of their financial consequences
- Establishing effective internal controls within the business and deliver an adequate overall level of internal control
An Accounting qualification (ACA/ ACCA/ CIMA) or equivalent, and the ability to both devise and follow through on profit improvement programmes and to practically apply accounting regulations are required for this role.
Our Corporate and Support roles come with big potential to make your mark on our business. The airline industry changes so fast that we’re constantly evolving and finding new ways to impress customers and get ahead of our competitors. If you’re an innovator and brave and bold thinker, you will be in your element at British Airways.
Your impact on British Airways will be rewarded with a competitive rewards package plus the opportunity to develop and progress your career in many directions.
Not only will you have the chance to further your career development within BA, you’ll have access to our competitive reward and benefits package. This includes core company paid benefits such as a Defined Contribution pension scheme, generous Life Assurance cover and a whole host of options to support your physical, mental and financial wellbeing. You can also sign up for a range of voluntary benefits such as Private Medical cover, Dental and Critical Illness cover, Technology Scheme, Cycle to Work and Electric Car Scheme. And of course, you’ll be able to enjoy the benefit of staff travel as soon as you join us
We are an equal opportunities employer and value diversity at British Airways. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status. This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. However, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.
N.B. We reserve the right to close a vacancy before the closing date in the event of an overwhelming response or a change in business priorities
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