Finance Business Partner Permanent role Andover About the role Here at Babcock International we're looking to recruit a Finance Business Partner to join the Defence division to support the Defence Finance Director and Board with accurate and timely financial data. You will report directly into the Finance Director, managing all aspects of financial planning and analysis for the Defence business unit. You will work closely with the reporting team, finance managers and shared services teams to complete all management reporting and forecasting. This is the perfect opportunity for a newly-qualified accountant looking to take on their next exciting commercial finance role, within a large global business working in a unique sector. Your duties will include Business Unit financial analysis as required by FD and Business Unit Board Business Unit Overheads for month-end accounts, management accounts, budgets, forecasts, strategic plan Identify and implement opportunities for continuous process improvement Consolidation of Defence finance presentations and reports Production of timely and technically accurate Business Unit overhead accounts including commentary Managing the review and sign-off of Defence Business Unit overheads' monthly accounts with the Heads of Departments Production of timely and technically accurate budget, forecast and strategic plan reports and presentations for the Defence Finance Director including liaison with Business Unit finance stakeholders. Managing the review and sign-off of Defence overheads budgets, forecasts and strategic plans with the Defence Finance Director. What do I need to do the role? Experience in a similar role, ideally within engineering or similar industry sector CIMA / ACCA / ACA qualified accountant (essential) Degree qualified in finance related discipline (desirable) Up to date knowledge of latest accounting standards Proficient with the use of Microsoft Excel Be able to easily pick up accounting systems and software What else do I need to know? We are based at Andover, Hampshire Parking and other facilities on site Permanent position with a competitive annual salary and excellent benefits. Excellent career opportunities available within our wider organisation About Babcock International For 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.