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Finance Manager

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Portsmouth

Finance Manager 
Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire, GB, PO6 3EN
Fixed Term Contract - 6 Months
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About the role

Here at Babcock International we are recruiting for a Finance Manager to join the team on a fixed term contract of a minimum of six months. This role will initially be short term, however there is a high chance of this role being extended or potentially made permanent.


What will I be doing?
•    Budgeting, forecasting & Financial Analysis
•    Supporting bid activity, providing bid Financial information to Business units
•    Recommending improvements to business processes 
•    Supporting business change & Continuous improvement programmes
•    Supporting & Managing Internal & External Audits


This is a great opportunity to work for a FTSE 250 listed business who have plenty of future opportunities within the finance team. You will get exposure to a really varied role, and could get your foot in the door for permanent opportunities further down the line.


 What do I need to do the role?


You will need to be a Qualified Accountant with PQE.


You will have Line management experience, and a sound knowledge of government funding and regulatory standards IFRS/GAAP. Knowledge of bid accounting would be advantageous.


You will also have experience in the following:
•    ERP systems
•    Budgeting & Forecasting
•    Management Accounts
•    Variance Analysis 


What else do I need to know?
This position is on a fixed term contract for six months, and will be split between working from home and on-site.


Lakeside, Portsmouth is a vibrant and accessible campus that has shops, restaurants, hairdressers and a nursery on site. It has parking for employees and runs a free shuttle bus from city centre trains and bus stops.
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.
Application Guidance
All applications should be made online using PC, Laptop or Mobile devices. If you experience difficulties please click here. 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 strive 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 will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

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Closing date: 23/08/2021
Job reference: 35569


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