Finance Data Analyst

  • BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
  • Leeds, UK
  • Aug 15, 2019
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We are looking for a Finance Data Analyst / Master Data Officer to join us here at BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, to support the accurate execution of master data updates to SAP and associated systems. This role forms part of a small Master Data Management team, which is part of our Global Business Services function, providing financial services to the organisation. The Global Business Services function is spread across Leeds, Guildford, and Kuala Lumper. 

What you’ll be doing 

  • Ensure customer, employee and supplier master data is entered into SAP from Salesforce and other sources, accurately and within agreed timelines.
  • Analyse any mismatches resulting in data mismatches to feed change initiatives.
  • Perform regular reviews of master data to ensure all elements remain valid, and deactivate master data from SAP that is no longer valid.
  • Analyse and report on master data failures and updates.
  • Supporting the Master Data Management team with other tasks as required. 

What we’re looking for 


  • Intermediate Excel skills, including the ability to perform pivot tables, VLOOKUPS, and create formulas to compare data sets.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • An interest in seeking process improvements and delivery excellence.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A flexible approach that allows for working in other areas within the organisation. 


  • Experience within a Finance team, or using SAP, is desirable but not essential.
  • Experience of working to agreed SLAs / KPIs in a fast-paced environment. 

About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence 

We use our intelligence-led insights to help defend Governments, Nations and Societies from cyber-attacks and financial crime. Our customers depend on our evolving capabilities to help them safely grow their organisations. Our unprecedented access to threat intelligence, world-leading analysts and market-leading technology means we can help them to adapt, evolve and stay ahead of the criminals. 

Division overview: Corporate Functions 

At BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and the business could not operate without all the dedicated work of our Corporate Functions teams. From Finance & Operations through Communications & Marketing, to HR and Site Operations and more, our Corporate Functions enable our divisions to implement ground-breaking digital transformations and crucial defence software.

As part of Corporate Functions, you will be supporting and partnering with our global business from the backline, being a strategic advisor within your specialist area, and ensuring the business runs smoothly and efficiently. We all have a role to play in defending our clients; and this is yours. 

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. We also welcome discussions about flexible working.

Experience level of the applicant we want

Some work experience, Graduate