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Finance Manager


Telford, GB, TF2 8JT

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:               Finance Manager
Location:               Telford, Shropshire + Hybrid Working Arrangements 
Compensation:     Competitive Salary + Benefits
Role Type:             Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:                 SF57053


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 Manager at our Donnington site.


The role
As a Finance Manager, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. An exciting role supporting the Business Facing Finance Director and Business Facing team. This is a key role within the business with a focus on increased controls around budgeting, forecasting and reporting.


Day-to-day, you’ll liaise with the Land Sector Shared Service team (SSC), SAP SSC, Operations and Senior Management teams. This role is the link between Finance and the contract operational teams. Cost drivers from the production operations need to be properly understood and communicated in the business.


  • Production of timely and technically accurate contract or site accounts, budgets, forecasts, and strategic plans including variance analysis
  • Business Partner with the operational teams holding them to account with their forecasts and budgets.
  • Support the operational teams with analysis and insight.
  • Providing and managing any contractual financial information 
  • Production and quarterly revenue forecasting


This role is full time, 37 hours per week and requires regular travel to Donnington, on a weekly basis alongside home working arrangements.


Essential Experience of the Finance Manager:

  • Extensive experience in the use of Microsoft Office 2010 suite of applications including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio and Outlook
  • Excellent communication skills particularly communication at senior levels and with the ability to clearly communicate financial information to non-Finance managers and staff.
  • Up to date knowledge of Financial Accounting framework and that of the Regulating Bodies.
  • Ability to provide added value analytical information to support the decision-making process of the business


Qualifications for the Finance Manager:

  • Recognised professional qualification (ACCA, ACA, ACMA, CIMA, ICAEW, ICAS) or equivalent / similar.


Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) security clearance for this role.


Many of the positions within our company are subject to national security clearance and Trade Control restrictions. This means that your eligibility for certain roles may be affected by your place of birth, nationality, current or former citizenship, and any residency you hold or have held. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels - GOV.UK (


What we Offer:

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity
  • Excellent development opportunities and benefits package including an employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing
  • A dynamic working environment


Babcock International 
For over a century Babcock has 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. 


We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header ‘Reasonable adjustments requirement’. 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: 15/08/2024




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