Material Accountant

Job Description

Job Title: Material Accountant

Location: Ashchurch, UK - Hybrid working

Compensation: £22,039 + benefits

Role Type: Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF 47506

Amplify your impact

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Material Accountant at Ashchurch

As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers' defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation, and flexibility

Defence Equipment

The Material Accountant role is based within our Defence Equipment business area.

Defence equipment stores, maintains, repairs and overhauls military vehicles and equipment so the UK army is able to train and deploy in a moment. As well as supporting vehicles that are already in service, the team carries out vehicle assembly integration and tests new vehicles.

The role

The difference our new Material Accountant will make

As a Material Accountant you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You'll be providing administrative support to Supply Chain and help manage the materiel and the associated accounting requirements.

Day to day, you'll ensure all operations are conducted safety and any Health and Safety concerns or suggested improvements are highlighted, comply with Risk Assessments and Process Guides and ensure that the warehouse is maintained to a high standard.

You'll also action the receipt of consignments within the Goods Inward Department ensuring all consignments are checked and any discrepancies with quantity or quality are highlighted.

Once formally trained, you'll carry out appropriate accounting requirements using the appropriate IT systems.

At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you'll continually develop your knowledge and expertise.

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met.

Essential experience

  • Good IT skills, including Microsoft packages
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Efficiently work towards deadlines and multitask
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain and/or Inventory Management is advantageous
  • You must hold or have the ability to hold full Security Clearance

What we offer

Generous benefits including:

  • Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays
  • Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Working from home and flexible work patterns
  • Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental, and financial wellbeing
  • Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts, and our Share Ownership Scheme
  • Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best

Babcock International

For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities, and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 21 March 2023


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