We are SEA.

Engineered to protect. We protect what matters – our nations, our waters, our land, our cities, our people, our environment, our world.


Join us.

As a member of the project support team, you will work with other departments in the business (including Project Management, Purchasing and Commercial) to ensure the accuracy of financial reporting on contracted and internal projects; actual and forecast. This role will be internal facing.


What we offer

Your work, your contribution, deserves to be recognised and rewarded. Have a look at the benefits we offer:


Work life balance:

  • Hybrid/flexible working arrangements
  • 25 days’ annual leave, plus buy and sell
  • Up to 16 days flexi leave accrual
  • Half day Fridays
  • Reservist in the armed forces receive special paid leave
Family & wellbeing:
  • Private medical health insurance & Employee Assistance Program
  • Group Pension Plan of up to 7% employer contribution
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing centre
  • Sports & Social activities
  • Employee Discounts portal – online and instore discounts, travel savings etc
  • Canada Life GP and financial advice
  • Life assurance policy
  • Publication and recruitment bonus rewards
  • Development opportunities, including LinkedIn learning
Facilities & resources:
  • Electric vehicle charging points at all sites
  • Private seated lunch areas
  • Onsite bistro (Barnstaple office) and free hot and cold beverages
  • Onsite showers and toiletries provision
  • Free onsite parking

What you’ll be doing

  • Project administration – From order acceptance you will set up the project in focal point as directed by the business with correct order, revenue, and invoice dates.
  • On a monthly basis you oversee updating the financial forecast of projects, preparing project reports for the business, and following review updating the business system to capture any changes
  • Post any revenue that can be claimed on a project accurately, and if right, collecting evidence for that revenue depending on its IFRS categorisation. You will also handle approving invoices that are submitted to you by project managers, matching against POs, verifying currency rates etc.
  • As well as the specific projects under your control you will also be involved in wider business activities which may be:
    • Preparing slides for internal business reviews
    • Managing business processes e.g. APO tracking
    • Educating new starters with regards to the business system, processes etc
    • Entering and correcting data in the WIP
    • Validating Monthly revenue across projects
    • Understand factors affecting GM in your business area
    • Support internal business projects and reporting (PV, warranty etc)
    • Prepare the overall forecast of your business area for quarterly and yearly review
  • Aiding in the Audit to provide information that is accurate and prompt.
  • Work with the project finance team, business systems and other parts of the business on a regular basis to improve the quality of the reporting or make our processes more efficient.
  • Other responsibilities will emerge as the role developes


The skills you need

  • Experience working project control/accounting in commercial project environments, ideally in defence related industries or manufacturing – An understanding of revenue trading would also be useful.
  • Excellent time keeping
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal & written)
  • Keen interested in developing your analytical skills i.e. Excel, Power query, Power BI.
  • Part of fully qualified in Accountancy (AAT, CIMA, ACCA etc)


Join us and be part of something smaller – with 300 people in the UK and Canada – doing something bigger: protecting what matters. 


If you would like to know more, please give our Recruitment Business Partner Kelly-Ann a call on 01373852083.





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