ASC is Australia’s only established sovereign submarine company. Our team of leading, submarine platform engineers, trades and professionals are committed to the delivery of an agile and potent submarine capability for the Royal Australian Navy.
About the Opportunity
The Financial Accountant role supports the Manager Accounting Services in maintaining the integrity of accounting data and the management reporting cycle. Delivering value added services to stakeholders through accurate and timely reporting on financial and operational performance to support program delivery.
This Permanent full time opportunity is based in Osborne, SA.
Supporting the preparation of group consolidated reporting and sensitivities.
Analyse and understand general ledger and project costings throughout the year.
Supporting the capital expenditure process, tracking and reporting of spend against budget.
Be involved in identification and implementation of process improvement initiatives and the further development of systems and internal controls to increase efficiency.
Management of Fixed and Leased Assets, including depreciation forecast reporting for assistance with annual budgets & disclosure.
Accurate processing of journals to both projects and general ledgers.
Analysis and preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
Accounting for payroll on a fortnightly basis and all payroll related monthly journals.
Preparation and analysis of department and headcount reporting monthly and forecasting on a quarterly and yearly basis.
Assistance and preparations of responses for annual true up audit process.
Providing support to external auditors and preparation of required documents bi-annually.
Desirable competencies and experiences
Excellent communication and time management skills.
Experience with involvement in an organisation dealing with complex multi project environment and excellent financial analysis skills.
Experience providing senior management with financial reports to support business decision-making.
CPA/CA or equivalent membership.
Robust knowledge of accounting standards.
Experience in a financial accounting/corporate accounting /financial analysis role.
Excellent conceptual thinking skills and attention to detail.
Well-developed understanding and use of financial business information systems.
If you would like to be considered for this opportunity and secure yourself a promising future with an industry leader offering long term career prospects and exciting career opportunities, please submit your application by applying online.
Eligibility and Requirements
The successful candidate must provide ASC with a current National Police Clearance prior as well as be eligible for an Australian Defence Security Clearance, part of this eligibility requirement includes Australian Citizenship. Access protected US Defence Technology will be taken into account in assessing an applicant's suitability for this role.
ASC also requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people. If you are applying for a role at ASC please consider this new requirement when submitting your application. ASC will also adhere to any relevant health directives that may be made that affects our workforce.
About our offer
We offer more than just a challenging and rewarding career. We have put together a range of programs, initiatives and benefits that help empower our employees to reach their personal and professional goals to ensure their career with us is both challenging and rewarding.
Staff training and leadership development programs
Additional 2 weeks of leave
Paid parental leave
Salary sacrificing options
Paid defence reservist leave
Flexible working arrangements
Onsite cafeteria & parking
Access to our onsite gym and wellbeing programs
Annual Flu vaccinations and onsite health centre
ASC has proudly served as Australia’s sovereign submarine builder and sustainer for over 35 years and our 1,800 strong workforce are based in the Osborne Naval Shipyard in SA and in the Henderson Maritime Precinct and Garden Island in WA. We are an enduring and integral part of Australia’s maritime strategy and national security, and a trusted and efficient partner with sovereign design, build and sustainment capabilities, driving best value for our customers. At ASC, our values of protect, respect, integrity, discipline and excellence drive our standards, behaviours and the decisions we make each day to create a culture which is safe, engaged and customer focused.
Supporting a Diverse Workforce
At ASC, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to providing a work environment where everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We encourage diversity of age, ethnicity, religious beliefs, thinking styles, experience, family background and gender identity or expression. We know there are many aspects of our employee’s lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits including flexible working options, a generous parental leave policy and other leave entitlements. ASC’s Reconciliation Action Plan sets out our commitment to engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, organisations and communities – the Traditional Owners of the lands and waters on or near our operations in WA and SA, the Whadjuk Noongar people of Perth’s Swan Coastal Plain and the Kaurna people of the Adelaide Plains. We pay our respects to past, present and emerging elders and extend this respect to all First Nations peoples. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.