Job Description

  • Power up Babcock’s financial landscape! Lead strategic initiatives and innovate processes.
  • Drive finance solutions for crucial Defence programs, making impactful contributions.
  • An excellent chance to advance your career while actively contributing to growth prospects.

About the Role

Embark on an exciting career journey as a Finance Manager at Babcock, where your role will be pivotal in offering crucial business partnering support to our Marine division. As an integral member of our finance team, you will actively collaborate with the Program Managers, functional leads, and key customers, providing support for existing Collins-class Submarine fleet, Hunter frigate build and contribute to the potential growth opportunities linked with the AUKUS deal.Your responsibilities encompass the development, implementation, and monitoring of effective financial decision support systems, including the delivery of financial analysis and essential information to senior leadership in alignment with our strategic and commercial business objectives.

In addition to your strategic contributions, you will offer valuable support and assistance to stakeholders on finance and accounting matters, ensuring the adherence to financial controls that safeguard the company’s assets. Your commitment extends to aiding in the preparation of Monthly Management Reports and actively participating in program audits as required. As a proactive team member, you will take the lead in initiating recommendations for the continuous improvement of processes and standard procedures. Your dedication to compliance will guarantee a thorough understanding and adherence to applicable finance rules and procedures, ultimately contributing to the overall success and financial stability of Babcock.


You will bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/ Finance, Commerce or similar.
  • CA or CPA Status
  • Extensive experience as a finance manager or a similar role in a large, complex environment.
  • Effectively analyses information and adeptly resolves problems, ensuring timely and comprehensive solutions for stakeholders.
  • Possess a high level of business acumen and demonstrates commercial awareness.
  • Demonstrated computer literacy, with a strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel and expertise in utilising ERP systems such as SAP and IFS.
  • Australian Citizen with a Baseline security clearance or the ability to obtain.



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 beRewarded 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 weRecognise 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;
  • Designing and implementing high frequency communications for Australia and New Zealand
  • Managing critical assets for a range of sectors through our Land Business.


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.


To learn more about Babcock visit


We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds and experience however, due to the defence orientation of this role, the successful candidate must be eligible to obtain Baseline Clearance, as defined in the AGSVA guidelines.


Please note, should your application progress you may be required to complete pre-employment checks.  These checks may include but not limited to, reference checks, police check, security check, qualifications and right to work.


The health and safety of our people, customers and communities is our number one priority.  To comply with public health orders or our customer requirements, some roles within the business will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 to gain access to sites.  Please speak to us if you have any questions about this based on your individual circumstances.


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Job Req ID: 55821