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Finance Analyst


Plymouth, GB, PL1 3JB

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:         Finance Analyst
Location:         Plymouth, UK – Hybrid – Working from home options available 
Role Type:         Full time / Permanent
Role ID:         SF 49103


Make your skills count

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 Analyst at our Devonport site 
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


Mission Systems 

The Finance Analyst role is based within our Mission Systems business area.


Babcock is a trusted provider of integrated solutions for global defence and security. We have a wide portfolio of best-in-class intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance solutions, communications, and weapons launch and handling solutions across all domains, integrating the best of industry to meet our customers’ needs.

The role


The difference our new Finance Analyst will make
As a Finance Analyst, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. We’re looking for a dynamic, innovative, team-player eager to make a difference. Engaging with a variety of stakeholders, you will build relationships and take responsibility for efficiently delivering pricing strategy and financial insight for major bidding opportunities at a divisional level, while seeking to continuously improve processes, reporting and modelling outputs.


Day to day, you’ll provide financial insight, governance and challenge to the tendering process for all new opportunities. This role will be responsible for providing a high level of support to multiple major bids concurrently, driven by the business pipeline and demand. A key responsibility of the role is to ensure successful transition of knowledge from bid submission to operational delivery.

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. This role provides hybrid working arrangements with 1-2 days in the office/onsite and 3-4 days working from home.

Essential experience

•    Part-qualified or qualified (ACA / ACCA / CIMA) or AAT
•    Strong Excel skills in both reporting and modelling; specifically utilising features which are efficient without sacrificing simplicity or elegance where possible.
•    Experience in utilising your positive and proactive mindset.
•    Familiar with the principles of project accounting and analytics.
•    A self-starter, who is performance driven with a desire to make a significant contribution/impact. Is able to work independently and as an active team member. 
•    Be able to present financial issues to both finance and non-finance audiences in a clear concise way.
•    Must be able to achieve SC clearance.

What we offer


Generous benefits including:
•    Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays 
•    Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
•    Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
•    Our Big Benefit Platform allows you to make your money go further, with discounts from over 850 retailers.
•    Employee Share Plan
•    Professional memberships, personal development training an opportunities
•    STEM ambassador training and volunteering opportunities
•    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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