Assistant Reporting Accountant - 3 month FTC
About the role
Here at Babcock International, we are looking for an Assistant Reporting Accountar to support the month-end accounts, posting relevant journals, short-term cash forecasting, balance sheets etc. You will also have year-end responsibilities including statutory accounts and VAT returns. This role also involves working with Auditors, CIS returns, cash allocation and project set-ups.
You will be responsible for ensuring that internal and external reporting obligations are met and delivered on schedule as well as be accountable for compliance with group policies and best practice to ensure the integrity of reporting, and to minimise audit queries or issues.
Other tasks include:
- The maintenance and availability of SAP projects
- SAP ledger reconciliation
- Weekly cash forecasts and reporting
- Analysis of monthly cash performance
- Identification of opportunities for reporting efficiencies and improvement
To be a proficient SAP User
What do I need to do the role?
You will be Part Qualified CIMA/ACCA, actively progressing to qualified status with sound technical knowledge, of IFRS and UK GAAP.
We are looking for someone resilient and proactive with good attention to detail.
Finally, we would like you to have the following:
- Experience in the use of Microsoft Office applications, proficient in Excel (essential)
- Experience of SAP Financial Accounting and Project Systems (essential)
- Driving Licence (desirable)
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
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.
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.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to ensure that our recruitment processes are regularly reviewed and adapted, as required, to ensure we're compliant with the latest government advice. We are striving to protect both our current and future employees by acting in a responsible way which reflects the restrictions we face. Babcock are continuing with essential recruitment activity but implementing relevant recommendations to ensure that this is done in a responsible way with consideration of the unprecedented circumstances we are facing.
All 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 check our career website for more information. Recruitment correspondence is normally by email so please check your email account and spam folder regularly. 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.
This advice is valid at the time of publication and changing government advice and Babcock working practices take precedence at any particular time.
We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.
Armed Forces Covenant
We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please check our career website for more information.
Closing Date: 4th September 2020