Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Executive
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Bristol, Av, United Kingdom


Chief Financial Officer Subsea Production Solutions (SPS)

Are you a finance leader with proven experience of driving change and improvements in a global industrial organisation?

Does your natural influence, agile communication and proactivity lead to better outcomes for organisation-wide financial, operational and performance metrics?

Join our innovative and successful finance team

We are globally recognised as a world-class, subsea lifecycle equipment and services business, leveraging game-changing technology, premium solutions and digital innovation for unmatched outcomes for our customers. We deliver all of this through innovative commercial models covering all aspects of subsea field development. Bringing the most cutting-edge physical and digital technologies together to create subsea oilfield equipment is the beating heart of our work. Devising smarter systems that control and monitor oil and gas extraction, our subsea and surface-pressure capabilities are industry-leading and commercially innovative.

Partner with the best

As CFO you will be a key player in the strategic financial insight of the business along with developing KPIs, supporting and growing the existing financial team and taking on a leadership role in financial decision-making that affects the SPS business. You will be working globally alongside the Product Company CFO to achieve the joint commercial growth for the business as well as being responsible for:
  • Providing strategic business input to the CFO and global management team in order improve reporting capabilities, commercial productivity metrics and forecasting to influence quarterly and annual performance and maximise shareholder value
  • Overseeing accounting process and play a key role in developing and implementing financial and operational procedures to improve the financial health of our global business
  • Presenting a clear and compelling vision on strategy, business and process for supporting a large scale long-cycle manufacturing business unit
  • Translating business decisions into financial impacts and effectively communicating these across the business population in a complex and multi-functional environment
  • Reviewing commercial bids and proposals and shaping regional and global business growth
  • Interpreting financial data from manufacturing plants, including parts, labour, inventory and supply chain financials to identify and implement improvements to increase efficiency and reduce risk
  • Persuading senior business management to improve structures, roles, processes and ways of working to improve financial performance
  • Supporting process, system and methodological enhancements in line with opportunities for optimization and soliciting feedback on a regular basis
  • Identifying and creating improvement plans to mitigate and eliminate financial risk


Fuel your passion


To be successful in this role you will:
  • Be a qualified accountant with experience of large-scale industrial businesses or have extensive experience working in Financial Leadership within an engineering, manufacturing or industrial global environment
  • Possess significant influencing skills and conviction to persuade senior business management to make necessary changes and improvements
  • Demonstrate a track record of implementing and improving processes, risk and financial performance in a complex matrixed organisation
  • Proven experience of working cross functionally and globally with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Be proactive and entrepreneurial with exceptional interpersonal and agile communication skills
  • Show influential and enthusiastic leadership, make things happen and deliver outstanding performance
  • Have total commitment and passion for working in a collaborative long-cycle industrial environment, with a proactivity and resilience


Work in a way that works for you


We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:
  • Working flexible hours - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit everything in and work when you are the most productive
  • Flexibility to work remotely or from home 1-2 days per week


Working with us


Our people are at the heart of what we do at Baker Hughes. We know we are better when all our people are developed, engaged and able to bring their whole authentic selves to work. We invest in the health and well-being of our workforce, train and reward talent and develop leaders at all levels to bring out the best in each other.

Working for you


Our inventions have revolutionized energy for over a century. But to keep going forward tomorrow, we know we must push the boundaries today. We prioritize rewarding those who embrace change with a package that reflects how much we value their input. Join us, and you can expect:
  • Contemporary work-life balance policies and wellbeing activities
  • Comprehensive private medical care options
  • Safety net of life insurance and disability programs
  • Tailored financial programs
About Us:
With operations in over 120 countries, we provide better solutions for our customers and richer opportunities for our people. As a leading partner to the energy industry, we're committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and we're always looking for the right people to help us get there. People who are as passionate as we are about making energy safer, cleaner and more efficient.

Join Us:
Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company that values innovation and progress? Join us and become part of a team of people who will challenge and inspire you! Let's come together and take energy forward.

Baker Hughes Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.