Finance Business Partner

Posting Date: 13 January 2021

Location: Bristol, Bristol, GB, BS3 2HQ

Company: Babcock

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Finance Business Partner
SF 33368
Business Unit – DST
Salary £35,000 - £45,000


About the Role
Working as part of our Defence Systems Technology (DST) business we’re looking for a Finance Business Partner to join us. DST forms a critical part of Babcock’s Marine organisation. Working across a range of exciting design, manufacture and support projects, our 1,500 strong team operate from a number of sites across the UK and internationally ensuring our global customer portfolio is always supported.
The DST finance team of 40 people partners the business at all levels to enable informed decisions to be made. Supporting a growing international business brings new stakeholders, challenges and complexity, but the brave team thrives on autonomy and is able to challenge. The team’s future strategy is to maximise the possibilities of automation for reporting, freeing up the team to add real value and intelligence. They will focus not on what’s happened in the past, but prepare the business for what’s about to happen, why, and what to do about it.

The difference our new Finance Business Partner will make
Reporting to the Finance Manager and working alongside another Finance Business Partner and Graduate Finance Business Partner, you will be responsible for providing key financial support to the Finance Manager and Head of Business, as well as working closely with the Operational team to improve processes and provide robust reporting to enable them to make necessary decisions. The role will require supporting the tendering and organic growth agenda of the Mission Systems Secure Communications business as well as contributing to the business forecasting.

What do I need to do the role?
Ideally you will be fully qualified, a finalist or a professional with demonstrable experience highly relevant to the role. We would also like you to hold all or some of the following:
• Management / Project accounting background
• Strong communicator with good presentation capabilities
• Highly numerical, analytical and technical

What else do I need to know?
You should hold or have the ability to obtain full SC clearance

About Babcock International
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.
We’re committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme.  You’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

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