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Senior Financial Analyst | SA-Edinburgh Parks

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Senior Financial Analyst

  • Unique opportunity to work for a defence industry leader
  • Work in a vibrant shared service environment
  • Based in Edinburgh Parks, SA

At BAE Systems, our advanced defence technology protects people and national security, and keeps critical information and infrastructure secure. For over 60 years we have searched for new ways to provide our customers in Australia with a competitive edge across the air, maritime, land and cyber domains. Due to growth, we are seeking an experienced Senior Financial analyst to join our central finance team.

As the Senior Financial Analyst, you will be primarily responsible for the preparation, analysis and integrity of financial data to meet the internal reporting requirements of BAE Systems Australia.

In terms of more specific responsibilities, you will:

  • Consolidate and analyse monthly financial results, including variance analysis and commentary of budget and forecast to actual results
  • Consolidate, review and monitor the monthly financial risks and opportunities
  • Prepare BAE dashboard for key performance indicators for Management Board review
  • Prepare and critically review all relevant information required by Management Board for monthly reporting and quarterly business reporting
  • Assist with the preparation, consolidation and analysis of the Integrated Business Plan 
  • Provide ongoing training support to reporting teams in the lines of business
  • Assist with internal and external audit requirements
  • Apply technical accounting knowledge to the development and maintenance of financial reporting systems and templates

As the ideal applicant you will have:

  • Substantial experience in a similar accounting role
  • A degree qualification coupled with a CPA or CA
  • The ability to critically analyse, interpret and question financial results
  • The ability to apply the highest degree of accuracy to all reporting
  • High level of interpersonal communication ability; both written and oral
  • Exceptional time management skills with the aptitude to move between multiple tasks

Applications should be addressed to: Lesley Mackman, Senior Recruitment Specialist

Please ensure you attach a current resume and copy of your relevant qualification(s) to your application. A cover letter is preferred.

At BAE Systems, we have a strong safety, health and environmental culture; employee safety and well-being is a top priority. We also maintain a genuine commitment to diversity and inclusion and to training and development, offer competitive benefits and enjoy a family friendly work place with flexible work practices.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

BAE Systems Australia employees are encouraged to refer others for employment in line with the conditions of the Employee Referral Scheme.

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