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Senior Project Accountant


Belfast, GB, BT3 9GB

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:               Senior Project Accountant
Location:               Belfast, UK – Hybrid – Working from home options available 
Compensation:     Competitive Salary + Benefits
Role Type:            Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                SF51460


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 Senior Project Accountant at our Belfast site.


The Role


As a Senior 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 provide support to Framework Managers and Project delivery teams for the management and delivery of the financial performance of the Translink business including ensuring all budgetary planning and reporting processes are in line with company requirements through production of accurate and timely project financial information.


•    Maintain compliance with financial controls and corporate governance and look to maximise efficiency of processes and reporting through continuous improvement.
•    Work with the Senior Finance Manager, Framework Managers, Project Teams, Operations, and Commercial teams in improving and maintaining the processes used to operate, challenge and control project financial performance. 
•    Ensure adherence to cost and income collection processes in line with company contract management and financial procedures.
•    Responsible for the timely and accurate recording, preparation and presentation of project financial information for the Framework in a professional and timeous manner including a robust analysis of costs.

Essential experience of the Senior Project Accountant:


•    Qualified Accountant (ACCA, ACA, CIMA etc.) / or equivalent or significant experience in a similar role.
•    Project accounting experience with experience of detailed costing analysis.
•    Strong business / process analysis skills.
•    Excellent influencing and communication skills at all levels.
•    Ideally, experience in engineering or construction 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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