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Finance Business Analyst



Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:                     Finance Business Analyst                  

Location:                     Portsmouth, Hampshire +  Remote / hybrid  working from home options

Compensation:            £48,000 - £55,000 + benefits 

Role Type:                  Full time / Permanent

Role ID:                      SF54463


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 Finance Business Analyst across our corporate services division.


The role

As a Finance Business Analyst, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. Sitting within Finance Business Services, the Finance Systems team own and maintain a suite of finance systems and are responsible for delivering improvements to finance processes and managing a change programme for finance systems.


Day to day, you’ll be responsible for delivering reporting and analytical solutions for all related finance systems and platforms and assist improvement activities and process governance.


  • You will also be accountable for producing reporting solutions from finance systems and data warehouse data
  • Responsible for the standardisation of finance systems data definition and matrix calculations
  • Provide insight and data visualisation to measure and improve the Finance Business Services performance
  • Work with finance colleagues to understand existing Excel based models and provide recommendations for efficiency and improvements


This role is full time, 37.5 hours per week, and will be contractually based at our Portsmouth site with fully remote / working from home options.

Essential experience of the Finance Business Analyst

  • Strong data analysis, modelling and interpretation background
  • Track record of working with financial data
  • Advanced Excel skills including VBA Experience of using data programming languages i.e. SQL (essential) or Python (desirable)
  • Excellent knowledge of data visualisation tools such as Power BI or QlikView
  • Knowledge of Finance Systems e.g. SAP or IFS (desirable not essential)


Please note that this position is subject to national security vetting. The successful candidate must be able to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements (this will include obtaining SC level of security clearance). 


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-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


Babcock International

For over 130 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.


Closing date:  29/11/2023




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