Head of Finance Programmes

Recruiter
Babcock
Location
Easton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Jul 2019
Closes
22 Jul 2019
Ref
1206952032
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head of FinanceBristolAbout the roleHere at Babcock International we are looking to recruit a Head of Finance to join our Marine division.Babcock is an expert in the design, manufacture and through-life support of high-integrity mechanical and electrical systems and equipment. Our products can be found on both submarines and surface ships, and range from weapon handling and external launchers to remote communications system and life raft deployment equipment, high integrity pumps and integrated waste management systemsReporting to the Finance Director, and acting as a key member of the finance leadership team, you will be responsible for the direction and oversight all of the project financial activities, including the preparation of current financial reports and forecasts for future business growth.Your key deliverables will include:Financial management of all project and contract activities within the Business stream. Production of project reports for all business activitiesProduction of project budgets, forecasts and strategic plan reports including agreement with the management teamProject cash management and forecastingSupport the Finance Director in the preparation of budgets, management accounts and financial reports.Provide strategic input to the Finance Director & Programme Director, with particular focus upon the long term financial trends and prospects for future growth of income.Provide all necessary inputs and commentary to the preparation and regular review of the Business Plan and assist in monitoring performance.Ensure sufficient, timely, accurate and meaningful information on the range of project financial activities is available to the Finance Director & Programme Director.Support the financial input to bids and tenders.Lead the development of the Programmes project finance team including the active management of a succession plan.What do I need to do the role?We would like you to have experience in all or some of these areas:Qualified accountant - ACCA / ACA / CIMA or equivalentProven experience in commercial finance leadership position(s)Experience in the Defence, Engineering or Manufacturing sectors is highly desirableLong-term contract accounting experience is highly desirableStrong stakeholder management skills up to Director level What else do I need to know?Permanent roleBased at Ashton, BristolCompetitive salary, plus bonus & car allowanceAbout Babcock InternationalFor more than a century, Babcock 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're 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'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.Application GuidanceAll applications should be made online. Please use a desktop PC or laptop to create your account and apply for a job. Once you've completed this you'll be able to apply to jobs from 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 strives 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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