Job title: Financial Accountant
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary from: AUD $113,000.00
Salary to: AUD $122,000.00
Location: Osborne, South Australia
Job ID: 45044

Job Description

An excellent opportunity for someone seeking growth in their commerce career or making their first move from an accounting firm.

  • Join an organisation at a pivotal point in their growth journey
  • Work with an experienced team | Excellent learning opportunity
  • Varied and interesting work in a fast-paced environment

Location: Osborne, South Australia

Salary package: Negotiable, depending on experience

Role highlights:  Assist in the growth of Australia national security and work for the organisation that are delivering one of the largest programs of work in Australia’s history.

Role Overview: Reporting to the Manager Accounting Services, this role and the financial accounting team are integral in maintaining the integrity, governance, and policies over the accounting data of the ASC group, integral to ensuring ASC meet’s all financial reporting obligations, to stakeholders internal and external.


  • General and project ledger maintenance.
  • Analyse, understand and ensure general ledger and overhead costings are aligned with the direct project costs throughout the year.
  • Assistance and preparations of responses for the annual customer audit.
  • Accurate processing of journals to both projects and general ledgers.
  • Preparation and analysis of monthly balance sheet reconciliations on assigned accounts.
  • Comply with all WHS policies and procedures and ASC’s Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Policy.
  • Manage and safeguard ASC’s financial interests by ensuring conformity with all finance compliance requirements, both external and internal.
  • Through management and oversight of internal controls and governance frameworks ensure compliance from a legislative and ASC policy perspective.
  • Actively involved in the identification and implementation of process improvement initiatives and the further development of systems and internal controls to increase efficiencies as well as establishing a continuous improvement culture.

Candidate Profile:

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience at a similar level within a mid to large corporate environment or an accounting firm.
  • You’ll hold CA or CPA qualifications or will be studying towards full membership.
  • You will have a sound knowledge and experience working with Australian Accounting Standards.
  • You’ll have excellent interpersonal skills, attention to detail and the ability to multitask and build strong and effective working relationships.
  • This role requires a current National Police Clearance, and an Australian Defence Security Clearance. Your eligibility for this role is dependent on you obtaining and maintaining such clearances and approvals. To check your eligibility please visit the Australian Government Security Vetting Agency website.

The Company, Culture & Benefits:

ASC Pty Ltd has recently been selected as the Australian Government’s Sovereign Submarine Partner to sustain and jointly build the nation’s nuclear-powered submarines. The announcement recognises ASC’s over-35-year experience and expertise as the original builder, and ongoing sustainer of the Collins Class submarine fleet. ASC are a Government Business Enterprise (GBE) and they work in an environment that is interesting and meaningful. They’re Australia’s submarine company, and everyday they support the Royal Australian Navy to protect Australia’s national security and to bring its submariners home safely. It’s why working at ASC is like no other job. It’s a deeper purpose that they can all be proud of. There is a huge focus on flexibility and leave, and rewards and benefits at ASC, and on top of this, ASC are an organisation that care about your growth and development. 


If this sounds like you, please send your resume by clicking the “apply” link below. The reference number for this role is #45044. Please allow for 5-10 working days for us to process all the applications.  All applicants will receive feedback from us, either via email or a telephone call. If you’d like further information, please contact Lynsey White on 0435769858.