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Finance Managers ‎


Devonport, Plymouth, GB, PL1 4SG Walsall, GB, WS2 8LD Faslane, Coulport, Clyde, Glas, GB, G84 8HL Bristol, GB, BS16 1EJ Portsmouth, GB, PO6 3EN Rosyth, Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy, GB, KY11 2YD London, GB, W1U 1QX Telford, GB, TF2 8JT Devonport, Plymouth, GB, PL2 2BG

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:               Finance Managers (All Levels)
Location:               United Kingdom – Hybrid – Working from home options available
Compensation:     Competitive Salaries + Excellent Benefits
Role Type:             Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                 SF 49803

Creating Change Together


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part at one of our many sites across the UK, including: London, Bristol, Plymouth, Walsall, Portsmouth and various sites in Central Scotland.


Due to continuous growth, we are looking for multiple Finance professionals, at various levels, including:


•    Head of Finance
•    Senior Finance Managers
•    Financial Reporting Managers
•    Finance Business Partners


As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers’ defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility.


The Role


The difference our new Finance Managers will make:
As one of our Finance Managers, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary; as you’ll make a difference every day through managing the provision of financial services, to one of our many business areas or programmes, providing a range of services including cost and benefit analysis, accounting, cost management, reporting, budgeting and forecasting. You’ll partner with a variety of stakeholders, all whilst contributing to the successful delivery of one of our many programmes of work, supporting key customers in industries which include defence, marine, civil nuclear, and emergency services.


Day to day, you’ll play a key role in the finance operations for your business area or major project delivery, whether this be through your own deliverables or the line management of a high performing team. Vacancies on offer stretch right across the finance function, from statutory accounts to true business partnering roles, providing guidance, challenge and support; interacting with key support functions, operational leads and other Finance Managers across the business.W Whatever your background or area of expertise, we are confident there will be a role which sparks your interest and ignites your passion. 


At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you’ll continually develop your knowledge and expertise. 


We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. These roles can be delivered from multiple sites, across the UK, alongside home working arrangements.

Essential Experience


•    Demonstratable experience of working in an operational environment to analyse, challenge and help deliver financial solutions. 
•    Ideally, be degree qualified (or equivalent) in Accountancy; as well as hold a professional qualification (ACCA, ACA, CIMA or similar)
•    Experience of working in a defence setting or similar highly regulated environment is highly desirable.
•    Prior exposure to working with MoD Stakeholders and / or contracts, is desirable but, not essential.
•    Previous experience working in a multinational corporation reporting to a Head of Finance, Finance Controller, Finance Director or CFO, is also, highly regarded.


What we offer


Generous benefits including:
•    Generous holiday allowance
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
•    Working from home and flexible work patterns 
•    Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing 
•    Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
•    Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best


Babcock International 


For over 130 years, we 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. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.


Armed Forces Covenant


We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.
Application Guidance


All applications should be made online. 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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