Job Description

About the Role

Are you ready to drive your career and dive into a Management Accountant role that supports one of our integral Defence Programs? We’re on the hunt for a sharp analytical mind to join us in managing the financial operations for our Collins Class Submarine contract. This isn’t just any job—it’s a mission where we blend engineering, design, systems integration, and platform management to keep our submarines in peak condition.

As a key player in this role, you’ll be at the heart of delivering insightful financial analysis and crucial information to our Program stakeholders, helping them hit their strategic and commercial targets. Your days will be filled with preparing dynamic annual budgets, rolling forecasts, and long-range financial plans. You’ll also delve into financial data, uncovering trends, spotting variances, and seizing opportunities for improvement.

If you have an eye for detail and a true passion for finance, we can’t wait to meet you. Join us and make waves in the world of Defence!

To be successful, you will bring

  • Tertiary qualifications in accounting, finance, or related discipline.
  • Professional accounting qualification (CA, CPA) or studying toward.
  • Solid understanding and practical application of Australian Accounting Standards.
  • Experience in business partnering to assist non-financial people understand and utilise financial data and recommendations.
  • Demonstrated intermediate Excel Skills – including PIVOTs, LOOKUPs, IF functions, AND & OR, INDEX & MATCH, TEXT functions, DATE functions, conditional formatting, managing lists with tables, and CHARTS.
  • Australian Citizen with a Defence 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;
  • 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.


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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 a Security 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.


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Job Req ID: 58241