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Financial Accountant

Job Details

The Role

Financial Accountant

About BMT

We exist to navigate the most important and impactful engineering challenges of our time. We create environments where people with outstanding technical knowledge deliver meaningful, practical solutions. We are driven by a commitment to a safer, more efficient, effective, and sustainable future. To find out more about BMT please go to

We know that diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical to achieving our purpose as a business. Our goal is to build more diverse teams and to create an environment where employees are engaged, thriving, and feel a sense of belonging.

Why work for us?

At BMT, our employee benefits are designed to ensure you have the resources you need to thrive.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a wide range of benefits in areas including health, family, finance, and personal development. An example of some of the benefits we offer.

Private Medical (family coverage)

Enhanced Pension

Flexible Working

Wellbeing Fund – a yearly fund for you to spend on a hobby or interest.

26 Days Annual Leave (plus bank holidays)

Holiday Trading

Retail Vouchers

Professional Subscriptions

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About the role

BMT is looking to source a hard-working and reliable Financial Accountant to join the UK Finance team.

 To be successful in this role you will be able to work autonomously and able to manage your time effectively whilst being a strong team player contributing to the Finance team and company objectives.

Key Accountabilities include


·       A desire to contribute to the business and support the company values

·       Work with Procurement and other functions to resolve PO and invoice discrepancies

·       Administering Accounts Payable processes with the team

·       Office of National Statistics and Other compulsory Surveys completions and submission

·       Raising of intercompany recharge invoices, posting intercompany recharge invoices, agreeing intercompany balances / transactions with other BMT finance teams

·       Reviewing actual vs budget/forecast variances and following up on queries

·       Review costs incurred and challenge for any anomalies

·       Assisting with the preparation of the monthly reporting packs and adhoc requests for information

·       Assisting with the preparation of year end packs, tax packs and audit deliverables, as well as answering follow up queries with the auditors

·       Support the wider finance team and project management office (PMO) with adhoc requests

·       Assist the team in change initiatives

·       Day to day accounting for a mix of BMT businesses

·       Helping to write accounting papers as and when required

·       Support and provide knowledge and financial input to allow the Finance Business Partners to provide ‘value add’ to other areas of the business



In terms of location, our office is in Bath. We offer flexible and hybrid working arrangements for this full-time position. The team meet in the office twice a week.


What you’ll bring:

·       Proficiency in financial systems and software, including ERP systems.

·       Ability to organise and prioritise a demanding workload and meet deadlines.

·       Excel and MS Office skills.

·       Knowledge of IFS would be desirable but not essential.

·       A recognised professional accounting qualification is desirable but not essential in lieu of financial accounting knowledge and experience and an extensive background and experience in financial accounting practices.

·       Proficient technical accounting skills, with a broad understanding of accounting issues and practices.

·       Proven experience covering the tasks outlined above.

·       A keen eye for detail.

·       A team player.

·       Strong interpersonal skills and excellent communication in all its forms.

·       Able to strive for efficiencies.

·       Being flexible and willing to take on new tasks.



What Next?

If you’re ready to join our dynamic team we'd love to hear from you! Apply today!

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