Finance Officer, Canberra

Last update 2024-05-19
Expires 2024-06-19
ID #2067498407
Finance Officer, Canberra
Australia, Australian Capital Territory, Canberra,
Modified March 12, 2024



Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Full time
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Finance Officer

Finance Officer

The Company
Kellogg Brown and Root Pty Ltd (KBR) is a leading Government and Defence service provider. KBR in Australia has been involved in working with Defence for the last 20 years, and has developed a core competency in systems engineering, systems and enterprise architecture, project management, training solutions and integrated logistic support and provides this expertise to support a wide range Defence projects and clients.
The Role
KBR is seeking an experienced Finance Officer to support our EWIS - Joint & Air customer in Canberra.
The Finance Officer is

accountable under broad direction to perform and achieve complex financial management work within an integrated workforce. They are accountable to ensure they have knowledge of and compliance with legislative frameworks, government decision-making and Defence’s mission and policy requirements.
The Financial Officer will work independently with the opportunity for reasonable autonomy and accountability for the achievement of outcomes of their work. They will exercise both initiative and judgement in the interpretation of policy and in the application of practices and procedures. They will provide detailed professional advice in relation to complex work and contribute to strategic planning, program and project management and policy development.
Working as an experienced finance specialist the Financial Officer will be an integral part of the EWIS J&A Business Management unit (BMU) providing financial management and support for the SPO. This will include providing finance training to project controllers, and creating guidance and SOPs for managing project finances. The role includes the requirement to manage the monthly project broadsheet financial reviews, raising and amending purchase orders, confirming goods receipt and arranging payment of invoices, and provide regular reporting for senior executives.
The Financial Officer is expected to be capable of building team capability through coaching, feedback and developing the quality of work undertaken by others within a work unit. They will exercise the associated people and financial responsibilities to achieve work unit outcomes.
The Financial Officer will have considerable level of stakeholder engagement and will liaise with stakeholders in relation to complex issues. They will be required to identify, anticipate and respond to stakeholders’ needs and expectations to achieve work unit and Defence outcomes. They will be accountable to contribute towards ongoing self-improvement and professional development
Additional responsibilities include:
Manage financial support, contribute to budget preparation and financial performance monitoring and reporting in accordance with Defence objectives.
Develop and deliver training material including finance training to project controllers, develop guidance and SOPs for managing project finances.
Manage the monthly project broadsheet financial reviews and provide regular reporting for senior executives.
Raising and amending purchase orders.
Managing the payment of invoices including confirming goods receipt and arranging payment of invoices, and provide regular reporting for senior executives.
Coordinate financial governance requirements and promote compliance with the financial management frameworks.
Use knowledge and experience of financial management to provide advice on Defence and government financial matters.
Identify financial issues and apply financial management knowledge to objective and systematic analysis and conclusions.
Build and sustain effective relationships with team members and actively participate in team work and group activities.
Work collaboratively with stakeholders and subject matter experts to resolve financial management issues.
Interpret and comply with legislative, policy and regulatory frameworks.
Design and recommend solutions to financial management issues.
Manage and prioritise workflows and resources, prepare work area and team plans detailing measurable milestones and expected outcomes.
Required Experience, Knowledge and Qualifications
To be successful in this role, you will possess:
Prior experience within CASG/ASD/ADF or Defence.
Experience with the full suite of SAP finance management systems (SAP, Roman, Boris).
Experience with managing System Project Office budgets, including acquisition, sustainment and operating budgets, or the experience in managing large scale project budgets.
Experience in Assets Under Construction (AUC)
Excellent client liaison and stakeholder management skills.
This role is based in Canberra and requires a current NV1 clearance (at a minimum).
Benefits of KBR
KBR is committed to supporting the professional development of staff at every stage of their career through in-house training, performance rewards and structured career paths. We offer a competitive package of lifestyle benefits that include family-friendly work hours. KBR is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an inclusive and diverse work environment. We encourage candidates of all abilities to apply.
If you’re ready to shape tomorrow, let’s get started. Apply Now!
KBR acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and their continuing connections to land, sea, community and culture. We pay our respects to Elders past and present.
As a Major Service Provider of the Australian Defence Force, a security clearance will be required and compliance to International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As such, our hiring decisions are based on the key requirements of each role and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and experiences.
Additional benefits include:
Annual salary review
Professional development opportunities
Income protection
Salary packaging and Novated leases
Life/Health insurance discounts
End of trip facilities (some sites)
Employee stock purchase plans
Paid parental leave
Paid reservist leave


Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
time type

Full time
posted on

Posted 28 Days Ago
About Us

KBR — Delivering Solutions, Changing the World.
KBR brings together the best and brightest to deliver science, technology and engineering solutions that help governments and companies around the world accomplish their most critical missions and objectives.
In everything we do, we are guided by our

ONE KBR Values:
We Value Our People –

We create diverse, inclusive environments in which each person can feel safe, respected and valued, and where everyone has opportunities to grow and reach their full potential.
We Deliver –

We are uncompromising in our commitment to deliver innovative, high-quality, technology-led solutions for our customers and exceptional, sustainable value for all our stakeholders.
We Are People of Integrity –

We value honesty, trust, courage, fairness, prudence and tenacity. We believe doing what’s right for the planet, the communities where we work, and our people is good for business.
We Empower –

We empower our people with a shared purpose, the right tools and the supportive culture they need to be proactive decision-makers, to be adaptive to change, and to succeed.
We Are a Team of Teams –

We have a will to succeed, but we value the achievements of our team of teams over individual accomplishments. Our collective focus makes us a better, stronger, more effective company.
We have also embedded environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles in every business operation and corporate function. Not only are we committed to operating safely, sustainably and equitably, but we are also committed to using our capabilities and expertise to help our customers accomplish their sustainability goals.
Worldwide, KBR employs a diverse workforce approximately 29,000 people strong, with customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 countries.
At KBR, We Deliver.
Fraud has infiltrated the job placement market via the internet, email and direct phone contact. Attempts have included unauthorized use of KBR’s name and logo to solicit potential job seekers or to extend false job offers. Bad actors may mix in fake job advertisements with legitimate postings. These ads can include contact instructions and require job seekers to send sensitive personal information or money to pay for visa applications, processing fees, etc., in exchange for consideration for a high-paying position.
KBR will never ask for any sort of advance payment as part of the recruiting/hiring process. Candidate profiles are carefully managed to protect personal information.


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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Finance officer

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