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Senior Cost Controller

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Plymouth

Job Title:               Senior Cost Controller
Location:               Plymouth, UK – Hybrid - working from home options available once training is complete
Compensation:     £39,408 - £44,044 + benefits
Role Type:             Full time / Permanent
Role ID:                  SF 42912


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 as a Senior Cost Controller 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.

 

Babcock International and Devonport 

 

The Senior Cost Controller role is based within our Devonport Royal Dockyard business area.

 

Working at Devonport puts the best of the Southwest at your fingertips. Amazing scenery, vibrant towns and numerous leisure opportunities - It’s why Devon and Cornwall are such a desirable place to live and work.

 

Comprising of 14 dry docks, four miles of waterfront and 25 tidal berths, Devonport is the base for numerous surface vessels as well as the base and refit centre for the Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarines. Devonport has also recently been selected as the base port for the Navy’s new Type 26 frigates and will become the maintenance centre for the future submarine programme.

 

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.


The role

 

The difference our new Senior Cost Controller will make
As a Senior Cost Controller, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary; being based within our Estates department at Devonport Royal Dockyard.

 

Day to day, you’ll carry out cost allocation and cost management. In this role you will be required to compile and prepare cost data, while you interface with the Estates Accountant to ensure accuracy of the financial information provided by the Estates department.

 

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 is based on site at Devonport and then moving to a hybrid working structure, after your training is completed.


Essential experience

 

•    Qualified or part qualified in a CIMA/ACCA accounting qualification or relevant experience.
•    You will need to satisfy security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving ‘Security Check’ (SC) clearance.
•    Preparing forecasts and budgets.


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
•    Employee share scheme – save tax and national insurance on shares, with 1 free share per 10 purchased
•    Employee shopping savings portal
•    Employment development allowance - £125 per year
•    Payment of Professional Fees
•    Reward and Recognition Scheme linked to Health and Safety
•    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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