Senior Financial Controls Specialist : Auditing

BAE Systems
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Competitive Salary
Apr 13, 2021
May 12, 2021
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

  • Apply your talent where it counts
  • On-going career development, flexible work practices and partner with various Defence programs
  • Enjoy flexibility and interesting work within our strong team culture

  • Apply your talent where it counts as a Senior Financial Controls Specialist - Auditing in our Finance Governance team based at our Adelaide CBD office. You will also have the flexibility to work from home on occasions.

    Despite COVID-19, we have a strong pipeline of job opportunities and we are still hiring. We're continuing to provide the Australian Defence Force with what they need to help protect the nation. We're finding new ways of working in response to COVID-19 and our workforce is still delivering the best capability for Australia.

    About the Opportunity

    A rewarding opportunity has arisen for a seasoned Senior Financial Controls Specialist - Auditing to provide their financial controls and auditing expertise and partner with the entire business. Reporting to the Accounting Manager - Governance, you will be part of an inclusive and supportive Finance Governance team, performing interesting work and will be employed on a permanent and full time basis.

    As the Senior Financial Controls Specialist - Auditing, you will contribute to the establishment, monitoring and enhancement of the business enterprise financial controls framework.

    This opportunity will see you:
  • Support the management of the financial controls framework and the financial audit program, including undertaking finance risk and control assessment
  • Test financial controls against audit programs and report to senior management
  • Collaborate with and coach a range of teams to achieve and maintain a high level of financial governance
  • Identify, recommend and implement financial controls process improvements
  • Document and update financial controls policies and procedures, and ensure compliance across the business
  • Address and resolve financial controls deficiencies with key stakeholders
  • Contribute toward the fraud risk management process and the disaster recovery planning
  • Collaborate with internal and external auditors

  • About you

    As an ideal applicant for this opportunity, you'll have:
  • A tertiary degree in Accounting, Finance or a related discipline
  • Extensive experience in auditing or financial controls
  • A Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) or Chartered Accountant (CA) accreditation
  • Knowledge of risk based internal audit methodology, Australian accounting standards and statutory reporting requirements
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills coupled with self-motivation and a flexible attitude

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