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Central Accountant - 12 month FTC

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Portsmouth

Central Accountant – 12 month FTC
Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire, GB, PO6 3EN


About the role

Here at Babcock International we’re looking to recruit a Central Accountant on a 12 month fixed term contract.


Reporting to the Reporting Finance Manager – Military, you’ll support all aspects of Business Unit (BU) ERP, management reporting, BPC and statutory reporting.


• Month-end financial transactions to ensure completeness and accuracy of financial reporting
• Allocation of monthly IT, Rent, Insurance, Travel & Telecom charges to contracts
• Monthly intercompany matching process and related credit controls
• Support of BU management accounts to UKA on a monthly basis including income statements, balance sheets, working capital, cash management and order book
• Ensuring compliance with Group Finance policies and procedures

What do I need to do the role?

You’ll need to be part qualified in a professional qualification (ACA, ACCA, ACMA) or  AAT with a view to become fully qualified, have experience of audit processes and have an understanding of technical accounting, including IFRS and UK GAAP

What else do I need to know?
• The successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role.
• Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants:

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’re 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’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

Application Guidance
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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.

Strength in Diversity
Advancing an inclusive and diverse Babcock

In Babcock, we are committed to equality of opportunity and we appreciate and value the benefit we get from the different life experiences of all of our colleagues. We will continually strive to improve the diversity within our organisation because we know we’re not representative of the society we work within and we want to change that. Although we have some way to go to achieve our ambitions, we want to continue to attract the best talent, no matter who they are or how they identify. This will ensure our culture is one centred around respect and inclusivity with people at the heart of what we do. Not because we are the same, but because we accept individuals for who they are and value their differences.

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 check our career website for more information.

Closing date: 17/06/2021


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