Finance/ Data Analyst

BAE Systems
Rochester, United Kingdom; Homeworking
£25,000 - £30,000 + benefits
12 Sep 2023
20 Sep 2023
Contract Type
Full Time
Job title: Finance/ Data Analyst

Location: Rochester

We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000

What you’ll be doing:

• Reviewing and understanding proposal requirements to ensure both senior leadership and customer pricing expectations are met

• Preparing, analysing and evaluating estimates/cost data for reasonableness, accuracy, consistency and completeness

• Generating cost and pricing data using the ProPricer toolset/Excel and presenting this to relevant stakeholders. This includes analysis and explanation of the impact of various factors such as exchange rates, overhead rates, risk and profit on the resultant price and cash flow

• Data analysis and visualisation, using toolsets such as Power BI/Excel

• Supporting and assisting the Capture Manager/Project Manager in the development of bid strategies by providing various pricing scenarios to enhance our PWin (Probability of Winning)

• Supporting the Commercial function through customer negotiations by analysing the impact of changes and answering fact find queries. Also providing pricing reports to satisfy proposal requirements

Your skills and experiences:


• Competent in Microsoft Excel; skilled at Intermediate/Advanced level (pivot tables, lookups, SUMIFS etc)

• Highly numerate and analytical and aptitude to learn and develop in financial/numerical environment

• Ability to communicate with various levels of stakeholders and confidently challenge more senior decisions if required

• Ability to work accurately, methodically and adaptably when under time pressure and on multiple dynamic activities.


• Qualification or equivalent experience in finance, maths, science, engineering or business would be advantageous but not essential, as on the job training can be provided

• Experience in Pricing and/or Data manipulation / analysis

• Experience of data visualisation tools such as Power BI


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts - you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Pricing Team:

You will be joining a team, supporting the delivery of the bid and proposals requirements for the Rochester business, spanning all product areas and stages in the lifecycle (Development, Production, and Support). This role will provide you with an opportunity to work in collaboration with all functions within the business, providing various cost and pricing options, analysis and scenarios to support the Request for Bid Approvals (RBA), customer negotiation and fact finds.

This is a fast paced , varied role full of challenges that will help you to develop your interpersonal and self-management skills. It will also give you access to future opportunities for progression within finance and the wider business.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.”

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 25th September 2023

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.


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