Finance Business Partner – Capital Expenditure and Operations

Job Description

Significant Defence Projects Collaborative team Career growth and development


About the role

As the Finance Business Partner, you will coordinate, develop and provide analysis of financial forecasts for the projects.  This is a position of responsibility to ensure all funding aligns with the Financial Management Plan. To do this successfully you will need to develop strong working relationships with stakeholders across the project team to maximise mutually beneficial outcomes


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Regular engagement with stakeholders across the business including liaising with the Lead Management Team (LMT) groups, Industry Participants, and Anzac Systems Program Office (SPO); Capital and Operations Purchase Order (PO) Management including raising new PO’s and adjusting existing; Performance of the Capital project Pain / Gain (Limb 3) calculation at the completion of a project; Managing the Capital Closeout Register, ensuring that all invoicing has been received and performance of the Tasking Statement Closeout process for all capital and operational project closures; and Responsible for all Capital and Operational inputs into the Monthly Management Reporting (MMR) process, Cost Incurred Reports, CoAD reports, and Governance and Leadership Board (GLB) reports


About you

To be considered for this position, it is essential for you to possess the following qualifications and experience:

Degree qualified in accounting, commerce, finance, business or other related field, or demonstrable experience; CPA or CA qualified (desirable); Demonstrated experience in relevant Finance based role/s; Experience presenting complex financial information to multiple stakeholders; Excellent computer literacy and high competency with Microsoft Excel; Flexible with a can-do attitude; Customer service orientation; Excellent verbal and written communication skills with sound influencing and negotiation skills; Quality orientation / attention to detail; and Must either hold, or be eligible to obtain, an Australian Defence Security Clearance.


What we offer you

Our work life integration policy brings together leave entitlements which include annual leave, wellbeing leave, paid parental leave, defence reservist leave plus more; We offer flexible working arrangements where possible to help employees find the right balance between work and home life; We will provide you with a supportive and engaging environment where you can grow your career, supported by our capability framework plus ongoing access to self-led learning modules through LinkedIn Learning and access to study leave; You’ll have access to be Rewarded which will provide you with endless discounts across retail, health, entertainment, travel and much more, plus novated leasing options and corporate shares plan; Your wellbeing is supported through our online wellbeing program Munch, Mind, Move, Money, access to our employee assistance program plus you can access two days annually from your personal leave as wellbeing days; You’ll be able to participate in our we Recognise program which is an opportunity to recognise the outstanding work our people do each and every day.


Who we are


Babcock International Group, the aerospace and defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly skilled engineering services for over a century.


Across Australia and New Zealand, Babcock has grown to a team of over 1,600 talented people, and we are on a path of continued growth and expansion. We operate across sectors such as defence, commercial marine, aviation, airports, communications, emergency services and engineering consultancy.


Some of the programs our team across Australia and New Zealand are proud to be a part of involve:


Providing emergency medical and search & rescue aviation services through our Aviation & Critical Services business; Designing and supporting key systems for submarines and surface ships through our Marine business; Providing fleet wide through life support and asset management services for Navy customers; Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land Business.


This position will work within our subsidiary Naval Ship Management (NSM), which provides asset management solutions to the Australian maritime sector. Working closely with supply chain partners, NSM provides cost-effective and responsive solutions that optimise the availability, capability, and seaworthiness of critical maritime assets. NSM supports assets across the Royal Australian Navy’s fleet – most notably the Anzac Class Frigates as a member of the Warship Asset Management Agreement (WAMA) and the Canberra Class Landing Helicopter Docks (LHD), LHD Landing Craft (LLC) and associated assets as the Asset Class Prime Contractor.


So, if you would like to join us and help create a safe and secure world, together, please apply via the ‘Apply Now’ button below.


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