Temporary Principal Financial AnalystAustralia Queensland, AUS

Requisition ID: R10150898

  • Category: Business Management

  • Location: Australia Queensland, Queensland, Australia | Amberley, Queensland, Australia

  • Clearance Type: Protected (Baseline)

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

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Positions Available: 1

We’re building a reputation as the place to be in Defence. With strong local management, a sound investment, and a fresh approach, we’re on an exciting trajectory and building unique capability. Leveraging the kind of leading-edge US capabilities and technology most can only imagine, our close-knit 800-strong team is busy delivering World-leading solutions to safeguard Australia’s future. And, together, we’re growing a business where everyone contributes and everyone matters.

Northrop Grumman Australia provides the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) with through-life support for its fleet of KC-30A Multi-role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft—a derivative of the Airbus A330-200. The platform is a trusted and proven asset and the program is continually growing in capability and expertise.

Your Role:

As Financial Analyst in our Business Management team, you’ll play a crucial role in both internal and external reporting, as well as analysing and maintaining our accounting systems. Your insights will be key in interpreting financial results, adding significant value to our business, and you'll collaborate with various departments to refine processes. Key responsibilities include managing the general ledger, overseeing month-end procedures, conducting balance sheet reconciliations, analysing P&L, and handling internal reporting. You’ll also engage in budget-related activities within our ERP system and manage diverse ad-hoc projects.

This role is a fixed term contract for 16 months with the possibility of extension.

About You:

You're detail-oriented, holding a Business degree with a focus on Accounting/Finance, and either possess or are working towards a CA/CPA qualification. Your background includes experience in forecasting and reporting, coupled with a strong ability to analyse financial data, especially Profit and Loss and Balance Sheet figures. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and a readiness to adapt to our in-house tools are essential. Your excellent communication skills are vital for engaging effectively with internal and external stakeholders. Adaptable and able to prioritise in a dynamic environment, you’re committed to delivering high-quality work under tight deadlines.

This role presents a unique opportunity to make a significant impact within a vibrant and fast-paced team environment. If you're geared up for this challenging and rewarding career move, we’d be delighted to consider your application!

What we Offer:

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.

  • Relocation assistance for you and your family

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

  • Purchased annual leave

  • Salary packaging including novated car leases

  • Generous paid parental leave

  • Volunteer Leave

  • Health & Wellbeing program

  • Employee Assistance Program

Everyone Matters:

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.