Finance Business Partner

  • Location

    Plymouth, Devon

  • Sector:

    Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £41000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Experis UK

  • Contact email:

    james.pearce@Experis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    31251_1593598151

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-08-12

  • Client:

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Finance Business Partner
Devonport, Plymouth
SF31251

Here at Babcock International we currently have an opportunity for a Part Qualified customer facing accountant to join our team within DST in Devonport, Plymouth.

The successful candidate will have a can do attitude who is driven and motivated to develop their career in a business unit that is currently growing and providing opportunities for individuals who strive to take them.

In the role you will be responsible for supporting the production of the monthly financial accounts and reporting requirements for Mission Systems Devonport contracts, along with contributing to the businesses forecasting and adding ongoing financial support to the operational project teams.

The role includes being the primary Accountant for the allocated contracts, including attending monthly and quarterly contract reviews led by the Programme Lead and producing quarterly reports presented at board level.

What you must have:
We would like you to be Part Qualified accountant and ideally a finalist.
Experience in a customer facing Accounting role, ideally with some exposure in project accounting or at a minimum Management Accounts.
Excellent Excel Skills (use of lookups and pivot tables). Macros preferable. Word and PowerPoint skills.
* Experience of IFS and/or SAP Business Planning & Consolidation
* Organised approach to work with experience of working to tight deadlines

What else do I need to know?


All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance which includes 3 years reference checks. Verification of any qualifications/passport/licences must be shown at interview stage.


We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview
About Babcock International and Devonport


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.


You will be based at Devonport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth, Devon. Working at Devonport puts the best of the South West 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.
We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

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