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SCC Accounts Payable Administrator - 12 weeks FTC

Country/Region:  GB
City:  Portsmouth

Job Title:                 SSC Accounts Payable Assistant – 12 weeks FTC
Location:                 Portsmouth, UK – Hybrid, working from home options available
Compensation:       Attractive salary + benefits
Role Type:               Full time / 12 weeks Fixed Term Contract
Role ID:                   SF46340

Amplify your impact


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as an Accounts Payable Assistant.
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 Corporate Services (BCS)

The Accounts Payable Assistant role is based within our Babcock Corporate Services (BCS) business unit


Babcock Corporate Services (BCS) is a global function, with our largest site being Lakeside in Portsmouth, but we operate from multiple sites around the world.  BCS supplies and operates all IT, security, procurement, and finance Shared Services.  We are embedded alongside the operations that we serve, enabling us to maintain close working relationships that support delivery to our customers. We drive standardisation, simplification and automation across Babcock, to help generate sustainable value for the group and our external customers


The role

The difference our new Accounts Payable Assistant will make
As an Accounts Payable Assistant, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You’ll play a key role by processing invoices, payment runs, supporting of cash flow forecasts and creditor ledger reconciliations, as well as supporting supplier queries and resolution.  


Day to day, you’ll be processing invoices and credit notes effectively, as well as ensuring effective, accurate and timely response to queries and resolving exceptions.


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 requires occasional travel to Portsmouth as the business requires alongside remote working arrangements.  Therefore, would be ideally suited to someone within commutable distance to Portsmouth due to travel requirements expected.


Essential experience
•    Accounts Payable experience
•    SAP experience
•    ISF Experience is desirable
•    Experience in the use of Microsoft Office 2010 suite of applications including Excel, Word and Outlook 
•    Must hold or have ability to obtain SC security 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
•    Pension members – death in service 4 times base salary
•    Paternity – 2 full weeks pay
•    Maternity & Adoption leave - 20 weeks full pay – 13 weeks SMP
•    CSP - Up to 5 years service - 26 weeks full pay, 5 to 10 years service – 39 weeks full pay, 10 years plus – 52 weeks full pay
•    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.


Closing date: 6th October 2022 (candidates submitted weekly)

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