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Finance Officer

BAE Systems

Location: Adelaide

Job Type: Full time


At BAE Systemswe are all systems go as we continue to drive innovation and seek passionate and talented people to join our business. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Finance Officer within our Central Finance Team located in Adelaide, SA. This opportunity will be offered on a fixed term capacity with an end date of Dec 2023.
What this opportunity will mean for you:

  • Purposeful work where your efforts are recognized in an environment where you can thrive
  • Joining an organisation that is passionate about developing some of the most impressive careers in the world
  • Industry-leading flexibility options to unlock the talent and diversity of every individual
  • Unique opportunities to contribute to programs of national significance whilst growing your skills
  • A strong safety culture, inclusive teams and work to be proud of, underpinned by a compelling set of values

Your new role:
Accountable to the Finance Manager you will support the Central finance team with the follow core activities:

  • Effective and efficient review of source documentation for cost data to identify unallowable costs
  • Assess allowability of costs incurred in indirect pools based on predetermined criteria
  • Use Oracle ERP system for the review of source documentation
  • Discuss and understand cost data with relevant stakeholders
  • Prepartion of timely journals
  • Manage communications to stakeholders impacted by segregation
  • Weekly reporting to the Cost Review team on volume of costs reviewed and/or other metrics as deemed appropriate
  • Identify and report on trends in costs incurred within specific programs of work

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

  • Demonstrated finance experience
  • Proven experience and stakeholder engagement
  • Experience and knowledge of Oracle will be highly regarded
  • Degree or Diploma qualified
  • Highly computer literacy with the MS Suite of products particular MS Excel
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Fantatastic positive can do attitude
  • Ability and desire to learn and adapt

Research shows that some candidates hesitate to apply for roles if they feel they don't meet 100% of the criteria. So, if this opportunity excites you and you have the right foundational experience and qualifications, we encourage you to apply. Whether it be for this role or another, your skills and competencies are of interest to us.
Applications should be addressed to: Lidia Morris and made online here. Confidential enquiries are welcome via email:
Please be aware that pursuant to different State government health directions, vaccination mandates regarding your ability to attend our Company sites may be applicable. Please be prepared to discuss your vaccination status with our recruiters as part of the recruitment process.
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Our culture
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