Overhead Accountant

Recruiter
Babcock
Location
Plymouth, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2019
Closes
28 Sep 2019
Ref
1264320635
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Overhead Accountant SF 27392Location: DevonportJob SpecificationRole DescriptionWe currently have an opportunity for an Overhead Accountant to join our growing team, working within Defence Systems Technology (DST), Devonport. DST is a business unit within the Marine Sector of Babcock International Group. Working on a range of exciting design, manufacture and support projects, DST works with a number of key clients domestically and internationally. We're based at a number of sites in the UK and overseas. The business continues to win new work and grow at a significant pace, as a result we are recruiting for talented, enthusiastic and driven people.ResponsibilitiesReporting to the Finance Manager, you will be responsible for providing key financial support to the month end, quarterly forecast and reporting cycles for the Mission Systems business units in Devonport. You will be responsible for the production and analysis of the monthly Overhead packs, balance sheet reconciliations and quarterly labour rates, whilst ensuring that all submissions are submitted timely and to a high standard.Responsible for managing the overhead deliverables within the month end and quarterly forecasting cycles including loading into BPC and production of the management accounts pack.Responsible for the monitoring and production of the short term cash forecast, Balance Sheet reconciliations and overhead review packs.Lead the local overhead business review of financial performance with key stakeholders providing training and guidance when required.Build strong, supportive relationships with the local Finance and operational teams.Responsible for the management of the internal recharge process within each business unit. Assisting internal and external audits, ensuring compliance is maintained at all times.Timely and accurate submission of all deadlines associated to the MSDF contract.Deputise for the Finance Manager when required.Ensure the completion of ad-hoc tasks in a sufficient, timely and accurate manner. Required Experience / Qualifications / AttributesThe successful candidate will ideally:Qualified Accountant, preferably ACA, ACCA or CIMA. Finalists considered.High quality standards and attention to detail.Good interpersonal skills with ability to communicate effectively at all levelsBe proficient with Microsoft Office - in particular, Excellent Excel skills (use of lookups and pivot tables). Have an organised approach to work with experience of working to tight deadlines.Be a confident and self-motivated team player.Experience of IFS and/or SAP BPC an advantage.Benefits At Babcock 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 at Babcock.Babcock is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and offers a range of family friendly policies which support work / life balance. Security InformationSuccessful candidates will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements and may be required to complete a medical assessment.Company InformationThis role is within the Marine Sector of Babcock International Group. The Marine Sector delivers a wide array of complex through-life marine engineering services. Ranging from UK and international naval fleet support, commercial marine, engineering consultancy, weapons handling, equipment support, intelligence, cyber security and training delivered through unique owned and managed infrastructure to defence and civil customers across the globe.We continue to demonstrate our support for diversity in engineering by growing our relationships with universities and schools to encourage young people to take up science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) internationally and we are proud to be official partners of the UK Government's 2018 Year of Engineering campaign.We recommend that you register for free Babcock job alerts - this means you'll automatically receive an email every time a vacancy is advertised which matches your specified job criteria. To register for job alerts please click hereApplication GuidanceIf you are currently employed by Babcock/Cavendish Nuclear please let your line manager know that you're applying for this vacancy. You should also let them know if you are attending an interview or assessment for a role.Please note that you will not be able to access the vacancy details after the closing date so you may wish to keep a copy of this advert and any supporting documents for your records. 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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