Business Support Accountant

Posting Date: 03 December 2019

Location: Faslane, Argyll & Bute, GB, G84 0EH

Company: Babcock

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Business Support Accountant
Clyde, Faslane


About the role


Here at Babcock International we’re looking to recruit a Business Support Accountant to provide accurate, timely and concise financial information, analysis and support to all areas of the Business, from Management Board to Team Leader, enabling management to make informed financial and operational decisions, both short and long term.


Babcock operates a significant outsourced contract for the provision of education and training services to the Royal Navy. The contract is entering an exciting new phase with renewed focus on training innovation, optimisation and collaborative working and this role will provide the support and drive to achieve successful deliver of all aspects of the contract in this new phase.


What do I need to do the role?


You will have the ability to communicate Cost Accounting financial information to non-financial personnel (from team members through to Board-level) and possess a thorough understanding of extracting and manipulating complex financial data for reporting purposes.


You are also a part qualified accountant with a current understanding of financial standards and accounting techniques, financial/commercial compliance including internal and external audits and their requirements.

You will demonstrate confidence in an understanding of accounting principles to be able to apply them in new and unstructured situations, as well and explaining and debating financial information with staff at all levels.


What else do I need to know?


This role is based at HM Naval Base Clyde, located 6 miles north of Helensburgh in the West of Scotland. We are well placed for commuter links to Glasgow and the wider region, with easy access for car and public transport.


We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


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 are 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 will benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.


Armed Forces Covenant


We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please visit our website.


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If you experience difficulties please check our career website for more information. Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly.


We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.


If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and we will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.


Closing date: 17/12/2019


Job reference: 28895

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