Accounting Transactions Supervisor - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

United Kingdom


Accounting Transactions Supervisor

Project - KBS Maritime


KBS Maritime delivers Asset Management, Facilities Management and Energy Solutions across the maritime and defence environments. With parent companies KBR and BAE Systems the JV has the pedigree of two huge companies, but we have the ethos of a small business where our people are valued and empowered to succeed. It’s a great place to work and we bring opportunity to all our team.

What’s the role all about:

The Accounting Transactions Supervisor role will be responsible for the effective and timely processing of all back office accounting transactions including responsibility for the day to day management of the accounts payable function and leading the department’s systems and banking administration requirements. The position reports directly to the Finance Manager, and will involve the supervision of other accounting administrators and support staff.

Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Lead all aspects of the Company’s financial transaction processing, ensuring compliance with internal processes and controls, and supporting the month-end close procedure.
  • Effective management of the Accounts Payable function, including the processing of credit card statements and employee expenses.
  • Banking system administrator.
  • Responsible for the instruction of bank payments and monitoring of bank statements.
  • Reconciliation and posting of Cash book entries.
  • Preparation of Cashflow analysis.
  • Finance system administrator, including security and master data maintenance.
  • Reconciliation of monthly Payroll posting.
  • Preparation of CIS returns.
  • Submission of Office for National Statistics returns.
  • Posting of general Accounting journals and Cost allocations.
  • Assist with the preparation and analysis of Balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Assist with the development and documentation of financial processes and controls.
  • Supervision and development of accounting support staff.
  • Ad hoc support to Finance manager including analysis of expenditure and budget preparation.

Your key experience will be:

  • Demonstrable knowledge of accounting and management principles, strong financial controls and accounts payable procedures.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar back-office or shared services environment.
  • Proficient with the use of financial and ERP systems (SAP B1 an advantage).
  • Strong MS Excel skills, including pivot tables and lookups.
  • Previous supervisory experience

Your key competencies will be:

  • Process and systems orientated.
  • Analytical mind, high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work flexibly in a small team.
  • Organised and methodical, able to prioritise work to tight deadlines when necessary.
  • Must possess a proactive stance to resolving issues.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with both internal and external customers.
  • Professionalism, integrity and high ethical standards are essential.
  • Willing and interested to contribute to the success of the wider business.

You’ll ideally have the following qualifications, memberships etc:

  • Higher education or post-secondary qualification in relevant subject.
  • AAT or other accounting qualification preferred

You’ll need to show the following behaviours:

  • Leadership
  • Collaboration
  • Positive Communication
  • Listening
  • Openness
  • Questioning the Status Quo

The job description aims to describe the role and the kind of person we are looking for, but we understand not everyone is a perfect match to a job description, so if you think you can do the job, please apply. We welcome applications from disadvantaged communities, service veterans and military spouses

KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and solutions across the asset and program life cycle within the government services and technology sectors. KBR employs approximately 28,000 people worldwide with customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 countries. ?

KBR is proud to work with customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, and long- term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver.

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