Senior Financial AccountantMascot, AUS

Requisition ID: R10159704

  • Category: Business Management

  • Location: Mascot, New South Wales, Australia | Australia Fortitude Valley, Queensland, Australia

  • Clearance Type: Protected (Baseline)

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

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Positions Available: 2

We are Northrop Grumman Australia. Part of an 85,000 strong global Defence organisation, over 800 talented employees in Australia are leveraging our global resources to deliver a superior Australian Defence capability. As we build our business and our capabilities, we are also building a reputation as a great place to work. Help us define what is possible for our nation and for your career.

Your Role:

As a pivotal member of our finance team, you will be instrumental in assisting the Transactional Accounting, Reporting, and Analysis Manager in consolidating and preparing all internal and external reporting obligations. This role requires handling detailed reconciliations and working seamlessly with teams in both Australia and the US. You will thrive in this position by efficiently processing a high volume of tasks independently, showcasing a proactive approach, and demonstrating exceptional problem-solving skills for complex issues. A key aspect of your role involves a strong emphasis on continuous process improvement.

Your responsibilities will include managing and executing various financial reporting tasks such as maintaining accounting functions, month-end closing activities, general ledger maintenance, and bank reconciliation. You will also be involved in the creation of monthly billing and project adjustments, handling ABS Surveys, investigating accounting variances, and ensuring the accuracy of financial reports. A significant part of your role entails developing and managing general ledger reconciliations, undertaking analysis and review of management reports, and identifying critical financial issues and risks. Additionally, you will contribute to the continuous improvement and automation of financial processes, maintain controls for financial reporting, and support ad-hoc analysis and projects.

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.

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.

  • 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.

As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, you must be an Australian Citizen. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable, as such your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role. You will also need to satisfy police checks and employment screening verification.

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.