Principal Accounting GeneralistAustralia Fortitude Valley, AUS

Requisition ID: R10160594

  • Category: Business Management

  • Location: Australia Fortitude Valley, Queensland, Australia

  • Clearance Type: Protected (Baseline)

  • Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position

  • Travel Required: No

  • Positions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman Australia, we’re committed to safeguarding Australia’s future by solving our customers most challenging problems across Space, Aeronautics and Mission Systems. Part of an industry leading business with over 85,000 employees around the world, we’re utilising that depth and expertise to define what is possible – delivering world-class defence capabilities for Australia. And world-class careers for our people.

Your Role

As Financial Accountant, you will be responsible for providing specialised knowledge and supporting the Financial Planning & Analysis Manager with driving continuous improvement and a strong internal control environment. This role contributes towards internal and external reporting obligations and detailed analysis driving a results focussed organisation. A valued team member within the Business Management team with a primary focus on accurate and predictable reporting (internal & external), consolidated financial planning and analysis processes and compliance internal policies and accounting standards.

About You

We are seeking a degree-qualified professional in Accounting, with essential CPA/CA qualifications. Your independent, highly motivated, and dynamic nature makes you an effective team member capable of demonstrating leadership qualities. With a commitment to continuous improvement and change management, you will be an asset to our team.

You will bring expertise in technical aspects of reporting and analysis, including balance sheet and P&L item analysis, identification of accounting issues, and implementing process improvements in daily activities. Your ability to assist in the preparation of consolidated P&L and cash flow forecasts, along with other management reports, will be crucial. As a seasoned professional, you will also support the team in reconciliations, ensuring the timely clearing of reconciliation items and providing assistance on various ad hoc projects and duties as needed. Further, you will be proficient in Power BI or other reporting tools.

What’s in it for you:

Whatever your role, life stage, or background, you can shape your career here in your way with highly challenging work, great colleagues, and career development, plus a range of flexible benefits and working patterns.

  • Commitment to your Professional Development – further education, leadership development, professional industry memberships, and unlimited access to a range of online training

  • Options for flexible & hybrid work including 9-day fortnight

  • Purchased annual leave

  • Salary packaging including novated car leases

  • Generous paid parental leave

  • Volunteer Leave

  • Health & Wellbeing program

  • Employee Assistance Program

We’re building a unique, values-driven and inclusive business. We have exciting plans for the future and everyone has a part to play. Join us and see What’s Your Possible.

Doing the Right Thing and Sharing Success are two values underpinning how we behave at Northrop Grumman. Here, everyone matters, and we proudly encourage individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply to join our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Note: As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, you will need to be an Australian Citizen. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable, so your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and encourages individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply and consider becoming a part of our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.