Program Management Accountant - Triton
Requisition ID: R10127988
- Category: Business Management
- Location: Edinburgh Parks, South Australia, Australia | Mawson Lakes, South Australia, Australia+ 1 more
- Citizenship required: Australia Citizenship
- Clearance Type: Protected (Baseline)
- Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
- Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
- Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
- Positions Available: 1
We’re building a reputation as the place to be in Defence. With strong local management, sound investment and a fresh approach, we’re on an exciting trajectory and building unique capability. Leveraging the kind of leading edge US capabilities and technology most can only imagine, our close-knit 800 strong team is busy delivering World-leading solutions to safeguard Australia’s future. And, together, we’re growing a business where everyone contributes and everyone matters.
Northrop Grumman's MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) provides real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) over vast ocean and coastal regions. The aircraft can fly for more than 24 hours at a time, at an altitude above 55,000 feet and an operational range of 8,200 nautical miles. Australia is a cooperative program partner in the Triton program which consists of the US Navy, Royal Australian Air Force and Northrop Grumman.
In your new role, you will be responsible for managing the day-to-day general ledger accounting and reconciliation for the Triton Program. You will oversee operations cash management and financial reporting and analysis, ensuring that financial data is accurate through reconciliations and exception reviews. Additionally, you will prepare various financial reports, including variance reports, rolling forecasts, cash flow forecasts, and more. Your expertise will be critical in conducting variance analysis of business performance against budgets and forecasts, and you'll play a key role in suggesting improvement actions.
Collaboration is a vital aspect of this position. You will work closely with the Triton Program Leadership team to analyse financial performance drivers and identify trends. Your deep understanding of operational tools, processes, and industry regulations will ensure accurate cost forecasting and recording. You'll also liaise with support groups and cross-functional teams, such as NGA Financial Controller, Supply Chain, and Contracts.
Process improvement and system upgrades are integral to this role, as you'll be responsible for driving these enhancements. Your ability to optimize productivity through automation and information coordination will be highly valued. In addition to your individual responsibilities, you will provide leadership, mentoring, and coaching to your direct reports and ensure that tasks are appropriately delegated to achieve program objectives.
To excel in this position, you should possess a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. A CPA or relevant professional certification is preferred. Proven experience in management accounting or project accounting, financial management and reporting, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and knowledge of aerospace industry operations and regulations are all essential. Proficiency in financial software and tools, independent, highly motivated and dynamic team member as well as the ability to lead and mentor a team effectively, are key attributes.
What we Offer:
Whatever your role, life stage or background, you can shape your career here in your way with highly challenging work, great colleagues and career development, plus a range of flexible benefits and working patterns.
- Relocation assistance for you and your family
- Professional Development – further education, leadership development, professional industry memberships and unlimited access to a range of online training
- Purchased annual leave
- Salary packaging including novated car leases
- Generous paid parental leave
- Volunteer Leave
- Health & Wellbeing program
- Employee Assistance Program
Doing the Right Thing and Sharing Success are two values underpinning how we behave at Northrop Grumman. Here, everyone matters and we proudly encourage individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply to join our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.
Security Clearance Information:
As a NV1 Australian Government Security Vetting Agency (AGSVA) security clearance is required for this role, you must be an Australian Citizen. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable, as such your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role. You will also need to satisfy pre-employment drug & alcohol testing, police checks and employment screening verification.
What's great about
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.
Did you know?
Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.