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Project Accountant


Belfast, GB, BT3 9GB

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:               Project Accountant
Location:               Belfast, UK – Hybrid – Working from home options available 
Compensation:     Competitive Salary + Benefits 
Role Type:             Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                 SF51349


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Project Accountant at our Belfast site.


The Role


As a Project Accountant, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Babcock supports Translink and other rail industry customers in providing a safe, reliable and efficient rail network across Great Britain. 


Day to day, you’ll be responsible for the production of accurate and timely project financial information, ensuring robust financial controls, maximum efficiency of processes and reporting, and strong corporate governance in line with group requirements.


•    Work with the Finance Manager, Project Managers and Commercial Managers in improving and maintaining the processes used to operate and control project financial performance.  
•    Responsible for the timely and accurate recording, preparation and presentation of project financial information.
•    Responsible for the completeness and accuracy of all financial information presented at the Quarterly, Monthly or Weekly Project reviews. 
•    Timely production of financial project review reports, monthly project financial commentaries, budgets and forecasts.

Essential experience of the Project Accountant:


•    Project Accounting Experience 
•    Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA,) / or equivalent or qualified by experience. 
•    Strong business / process analysis skills. 
•    Excellent influencing and communication skills at all levels. 
•    Ideally, experience in engineering, construction or similar industry. 


This is a full time role, that allows for hybrid working. 


Our Benefits


•    Generous holiday allowance 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
•    Employee share scheme 
•    Employee shopping savings portal
•    Payment of Professional Fees
•    Reservists in the armed forces receive ten days special paid leave 
•    Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
•    ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity


For the full extensive Benefits package please visit our Careers pages


Babcock International

For years Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. 
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

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