Financial Accountant

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    London, England

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  • Salary:

    £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Private Health

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    Laurence whiffin

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Job Title: Financial Accountant / Analyst

Location: Central London

£55,000 - £60,000 + Bonus + Private Health

About the role

Here at Babcock we are currently recruiting a Financial Accountant/Analyst.

You will report to the Head of Reporting for the Aviation Sector (divisional role) but will also be working closely with the Assistant Director of Finance.

Main Accountabilities:

  • Production of timely and technically accurate monthly accounts with the lead reporting accountant.
  • Production of timely and technically accurate budget, forecast and strategic plan reports and presentations for the Sector Finance Director and subsequent submission to Group including liaison with Business Unit finance stakeholders.
  • Managing the review and sign-off of Business Unit budgets, forecasts and strategic plans
  • Production of timely and technically accurate statutory reporting e.g. statutory accounts and national statistics, where applicable for Sector controlled legal entities
  • Production and submission of year end audit packs, tax packs and other Group reporting requirements.
  • Processing of period and year end closure routines.
  • Providing input to and support of internal and external audit requirements.

What do I need to do the role?

Ideally you'll need an ICAEW ACA qualification or equivalent, "Big 4" audit background, qualified in 2017, or 2018 (1 - 2 years PQE), experience of Finance IT applications (e.g. SAP BPC, NAV IFS etc.), proven track record on SAP, ability to understand and manipulate data to present clear and concise financial messages for review and extensive experience in the use of Microsoft Office 2010 suite of applications including Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook.

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.