September 2022 Start Finance Graduate Leadership Development Programme

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Raytheon UK

Role: Finance Graduate Leadership Development Programme
Duration: Permanent
Req ID: 192950BR
Locations: UK Wide sites including Harlow, Gloucester or Glenrothes. Remote & hybrid working also available
Travel: There may be travel for training or business requirements
Start: Early September 2022
Security Clearance Requirements: Successful candidates will be required to complete a security clearance application
Training: Year 1 & 2 to complete Graduate Leadership Development Programme structured training plan alongside main role and professional training

Why Raytheon

At Raytheon we believe in nurturing talent and giving you the opportunity to grow.
Making an impact from day one with a role alongside finance professionals throughout the business, we see the value graduates can bring being a part of real projects that are key to our success.

Bringing new perspectives, an enthusiasm to learn and innovative ideas, to help shape our business and find the future leaders of tomorrow.

Graduate Leadership Development Programme Training:

During the first 2 years, in addition to your main role, you’ll be assigned various modules to support your career development. These range from business skills to team building activities.

How We Support You

  • Fully funded CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) professional qualification
  • Rotations through the different Finance disciplines to ensure a broad depth of knowledge and practical work experience
  • Training days and team building events focused on collaboration, communication and developing presentation skills, business acumen and strategic thinking
  • Coaching to help you develop your personal brand and shape your career
  • A strong Graduate presence in the Finance function with a regular forum for our Graduates, Apprentices and Trainees to share experiences, ideas, study tips and learn more about the business and industry.

How We Recognise Your Achievements

We expect a lot from our Graduates, but in return you will be part of a culture at Raytheon that rewards success including:

  • Advancement opportunities – many past Graduates and Trainees are now in various managerial and leadership roles within Finance
  • Six monthly pay reviews during the 2-year Graduate scheme based on individual performance, pay reviews based on exam performance and performance in role
  • Talent development – several recent Graduates have gone on to be part of the global Raytheon Leadership Development Programme that involves a series of modules in the US
  • Mentoring opportunities to help you leverage the experience of others to challenge yourself and think differently

Candidate Requirements:

We’re looking for enthusiastic individuals who can join the dots and see the bigger picture. It is an exciting time at Raytheon UK as we embark on a journey of growth and we want our people to grow with us.

You will need:

  • 2:1 or above undergraduate degree (Finance or Business Finance related degree discipline)
  • Pre university qualifications equivalent to 120 UCAS points (new system)
  • Previous work experience or a placement / internship would be preferred
  • Successful candidates will be required to complete a security clearance application

Standard Benefits:

  • £28,750 + £3,000 joining bonus + twice yearly pay review in first 2 years
  • 25 days holiday + statutory public holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
  • 6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’
  • Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme’s.
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity & Shared Parental leave.
  • 37hr working week, with an early finish Friday (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements).

About Raytheon UK

With facilities in Broughton Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester, Manchester with presence across other customer sites also. Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country Raytheon UK employs 1,700 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances.

Raytheon UK is a landed company, part of the Raytheon Technologies organisation and sits within the Raytheon Intelligence & Space business

About Raytheon Technologies

Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an aerospace and defence company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises four industry-leading businesses – Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defence. Its 195,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cyber security. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.


Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women’s Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), Raytheon Reservist Network (RaRe), Raytheon Alliance for Diverse Abilities (RADA), RayPride and all work together with our Diversity & Inclusion council, and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.

As a proud contributor to the HM Armed Forces, Raytheon UK signed the HM Armed Forces covenant in 2014. Due to the varied activities and support to our Armed Forces & Reservists,
Raytheon UK has since been awarded the prestigious Covenant ‘Gold Award’ Employee Recognition.

Raytheon UK recognise that our people are the critical factor in our success, and we strive to provide a challenging and rewarding careers.

Raytheon Application Process

To apply visit the Raytheon Technologies Global website and apply on-line. Applicants need to upload a CV (with grades predicted/achieved listed), cover letter and recent academic transcript

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