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People. Passion. Pride. This is what has driven our teams since 1833.

Since that time, we have developed to become a critical partner in the global aviation industry, delivering time-critical logistics services at 200 locations in over 37 countries, across six continents. But at the heart of our business is our people. If you are seeking a role with opportunities to learn and develop, this could be the beginning of an exciting journey.


This is a hands on role business partnering and working closely with the operations. It will be involved in the internal financial reporting cycle – month end, forecasting, flash and budget. Alongside this, the role will aid the external reporting cycle providing customers and stakeholders with financial reports and analysis as required.


It is also expected that the role will provide management with valuable insights into financial drivers within the cargo business aiding decision making and helping to improve the business performance.


Candidate requirements

  • Providing expertise to ensure robust financial control and planning for the business unit
  • Maintaining the financial oversight for the business unit
  • Complete month end process in finance systems according to reporting deadlines.
  • Assist with preparation of weekly flash, bi-annual forecasts and annual budgets
  • Analysis of location financials and KPIs using SUN and Hyperion systems.
  • Identification of opportunities and risks.
  • Ensure compliance with Menzies Aviation internal control procedures.
  • Develop detailed working knowledge of key Menzies Aviation systems – billing, rostering, labour, expense and purchasing, to ensure accuracy of financial reporting.
  • Proactively engage with station and divisional management to enhance understanding of their respective financials and assisting in optimising financial performance.
  • Weekly business review calls with management ensuring key financial areas are monitored and variances challenged.
  • Generate and present a range of financial and ad hoc reports for use by both internal and external customers.
  • Assist with pricing proposals for new customers and preparation of capex papers.
  • Ad hoc financial analysis.


Qualifications and Experience

Demonstrable experience within financial roles.

  • Highly analytical with the ability to influence, challenge and implement change.
  • Hands-on practical approach to providing guidance and direction in a challenging and dynamic business environment.
  • Self-motivated, disciplined and with exceptional time management skills and ability to meet deadlines and prioritise multiple workloads.
  • High Level of Integrity.
  • Attention to detail and strong work ethics.
  • Ability to confidently communicate with internal and external stakeholders at a senior level
  • Ability to work effectively under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to explain financial information to both financial and non-financial audience.
  • Actively working towards Accountancy qualification (ACCA/CIMA or equivalent).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint. Experience using Hyperion desirable.



Menzies Aviation are a committed equal opportunity employer and encourage applications for suitably qualified and eligible applicants regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, and maternity. We strive to create an inclusive working environment, where the different knowledge, perspectives, experiences, and approaches of our global workforce are represented. Where everyone feels valued and can reach their full potential.

Please be aware that as part of our recruitment process, we may look to use a variety of resourcing tools to help us understand your skills and experience in relation to the role. Please feel free to contact to recruiter below, if there are any reasonable adjustments to our process that you would like us to consider.

As part of our recruitment process, we will always consider how candidates fit with our values which you can learn more about here.



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MW1 London Heathrow Office
Building 557, Shoreham Road West, London Heathrow Airport, Hounslow, Middlesex, United Kingdom, TW6 3RT
  • Salary:
    Commensurate with skills and experience
  • Location:
    MW1 London Heathrow Office
  • Region:
    Greater London
  • Function:
  • Vacancy Type:
    Full-Time Permanent
  • Closing Date:
    23 June 2023