Project Accountant

Job Description

Title: Project Accountant

Company Name: BAE Systems

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Australia, New South Wales, Newcastle, Maitland & Hunter, williamtown

Employment Status: Full Time

 

  • Apply your talent where it counts
  • Exciting multiple opportunitiesto progress your accounting career in a world class project
  • Enjoy a flexible work environment with focus on innovation, adaptability and collaboration to support our high profile program

 

We have multiple opportunities for Project Accountant and Senior Project Accountant in our team based in Williamtown, New South Wales.

Despite COVID-19, we have a strong pipeline of job opportunities and we are still hiring. We're continuing to provide the Australian Defence Force with what they need to help protect the nation. Many of our people are now safely working from home. Of course some roles can't be done from home and in those cases, we're operating with an increased focus on health and safety on-site. We're finding new ways of working in response to COVID-19 and our workforce is still delivering the best capability for Australia.

 

About the Opportunity

Reporting to the Finance Manager, working for a world class project, you will be responsible to maintain and support financial functions to ensure integrity and transparency of financial data to facilitate planning and decision making for the project.

 

More specifically, you will become involved in:

  • Prepare journals for supporting individual projects within the program including project accruals and adjustments
  • Maintain project ledger in conjunction with the project controls group, assisting with Oracle queries from the program
  • Assist in preparation of projects annual budget, monthly rolling forecasts, annual integrated business plans and weekly cash flows
  • Provide detailed, accurate and relevant reporting, variance analysis and commentary by the specified deadlines on forecasts, budgets and cash flows for both financial and project reporting
  • Liaise with project control groups on job ledger issues and prepare and review reconciliation process between job and general ledger
  • Prepare of project reports (internal and customer focused), monitor and maintain milestone schedules including incorporating changes resulting from contract change proposals
  • Manage of cash flow forecasting including foreign exchange management, hedging and reporting

 

About you

As an ideal applicant for this opportunity, you'll have:

  • Degree and CPA/CA/CIMA qualification or equivalent or working towards it
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in project finance, with a well-rounded knowledge of budgeting and forecasting with a solution oriented mindset
  • Knowledge of Australian accounting standards and Australian international framework of reporting standards
  • Well-developed self-management skills, ability to work under his/her own initiative to prioritise and meet deadlines, engage with stakeholders within and outside the immediate team
  • Microsoft Office skills are essential and exposure to Oracle ERP is desirable

 

About us

BAE Systems' advanced defence technology solutions protect people and national security, keeping critical information and infrastructure secure.  For more than 65 years we have searched for new ways to provide our customers in Australia with a competitive edge across air, land, sea, cyber, space and electronic domains. 

In terms of our culture, it's safety focused and inclusive.  For us that means ensuring that the voices and talents of our more than 4,100 employees are valued and that everyone has a sense of belonging. It also means providing a safe, family friendly, flexible and supportive place to work.  Join us.

 

Clearances

As Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate clearance.

International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable and as such, your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

Further information regarding clearances is available at: https://careers.au.baesystems.com/opportunity.html

 

Applications should be addressed to: Raj Rawal, Talent Acquisition Specialist

Whilst applications must be made online, confidential enquiries are very welcome via email: [email protected]

 

We welcome and strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders for these opportunities.  An inclusive culture and an exciting, supportive career opportunity awaits.  We are also proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for Women. If you would like to know more information about how we are supporting our employees, you can view our policies and initiatives here: https://tinyurl.com/Work180BAE-Systems-Australia

We are a 2021 Circle Back Initiative Employer - we commit to respond to every applicant

To learn about other employment opportunities at BAE Systems, please visit: www.baesystemscareers.com.au

 

BAE Systems Australia will never request money from you during the recruitment process. Please be aware of scam messages asking for money for an administration fee, visa or similar. If you receive such a message please report it to Scam Watch www.scamwatch.gov.au/report-a-scam 

Job applications should only be submitted via the BAE Systems Australia website and not via email.  If you receive an email from BAE Systems that does not utilise "@baesystems.com" as the domain, it is not legitimate.  BAE Systems does not use gmail, aol, Hotmail or similar accounts.

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