Senior Project Accountant

Babcock - Victoria, BC (30+ days ago)

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Underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, asset management, and specialist training, Babcock International works with customers around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the key market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear.

In Canada, Babcock is best known for our work in the Marine sector; providing critical and complex support to Canada’s submarine fleet. We are now expanding our Canadian business into the Aviation sector by providing Aerial Emergency Services to the Province of Manitoba.

Our business relies on our people delivering their best day in and day out. As individuals, we all make a difference to our colleagues, our customers and others who we interact with on a daily basis. Collectively at Babcock, our employees exude the ‘Being Babcock’ principles that help make us great at what we do:

Always strive to deliver

Build great relationships based on trust

Safeguard customers’ reputations

Never compromise on health and safety

Challenge ourselves and each other

Respect people and value their diversity

Thrive on complexity

Trust our people to deliver

In this role, you will:
Provide guidance, oversight and overall accountability of data management and reporting in Operations Finance and Cost Control

Manage and develop the Operations Finance and Cost Control processes and documentation

Ensure production of accurate project, programme and operational reporting in the required format and in accordance with required deadlines

Develop and manage the financial position reporting against ongoing contracts as well as associated risk

Provide accurate and effective management information to support KPI reporting for operational, programme and project managers

Lead the Operations Finance and Cost Control delivery team

Liaise with Babcock Finance to ensure all corporate financial reporting needs are supported and met by operations

Support Babcock Canada in providing timely information to meet regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies from a financial perspective

Prepare contract review reports and attend meetings as required

Produce ad-hoc forecasts and revised budgets as requested

Liaise with operational management to provide accounting support, cost control, systems development and procedural control as required

Attend customer and supplier meetings as required

Perform other duties as necessary

As our ideal candidate,

You hold a post-secondary degree or diploma in a Accounting, Finance, or a related discipline

You have a CPA designation or equivalent

You have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a senior accounting or financial role

You have a minimum of 2 years’ experience leading a team of skilled employees

You have a strong understanding of cost control and project management processes

You have intermediate to advanced Excel skills, good knowledge of MS Office and ERP systems (experience utilizing IFS is an asset)

You are able to plan, prioritise and deliver to firm deadlines

You are able to create and maintain strong relationships with key internal customers and stakeholders

You have exceptional attention to detail

You are eligible for Canadian Secret Security and ITAR Clearances

Applicants, please apply online through our LinkedIn posting or through our website at

Given our commitment to employee development across the board, employees enjoy a long and satisfying career at Babcock in an environment that values their contributions, rewards them properly, and is committed to their safety and wellbeing. Employee benefits may include but are not limited to:

Relocation assistance for individuals and families

Pregnancy and Parental Leave top-up available

Company sponsored continuing education

Employee recognition and bonus programs

Reimbursement of annual professional membership dues

Health and Wellness Program

Comprehensive health and dental benefits

Employer matching of employee retirement contributions

Paid vacation that increases with years of service

Babcock is committed to promoting employee equity and building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. If you require accommodation during any stage of our recruitment process, please let us know how we can assist you.

We welcome your interest in joining the Babcock family.