ERP and Systems Accountant

Babcock International Group, the aerospace and defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services for over a century. With revenue of around AU$9.5 billion in 2018/19, we help customers improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within our four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.

In Australia and New Zealand, Babcock operates nationally, employing over 850 talented people. Operating across aviation, marine, oil and gas, mining and construction, cyber security, defence, communications, emergency services and engineering consultancy, we support our customers’ technical, programme and complex platform requirements through our proven processes, systems and people. In many ways, we are the brand behind the brand. You may not always see our logo, but we are behind the scenes using specialist skills and knowledge to facilitate our client’s operational requirements.

A global solution being delivered locally.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced ERP & Systems Accountant to join our high performing Business Solutions (Information Technology) and Finance team based in our state of the art Australasian Headquarters in Adelaide. The ERP & Systems Accountant position will provide support to the ERP platforms used throughout Australasia and across all contracts and operations.

In order to succeed in this role, you will be able to:

  • Support the finance function in implementation of ERP systems for existing and new business units;

  • Ensure financial controls are established and maintained

  • Analyse, Identify and implement improvement initiatives to current processes.

  • Proactively engage in system implementation teams to ensure financial processes and procedures are established

  • Understand operational requirements for system implementation and ensure appropriate financial processes are established;

  • Build testing procedures and ensure appropriate documentation of testing; to work with all other teams within Babcock IT department as required in the support of applications

  • Produce support documentation as required

  • Creation of financial reports to suit financial and operations requirements

About You

This role will align with an experienced cross-functional Business Solutions/Finance professional that has a proven record of accomplishment of delivery within a complex environment and will have supporting degree level qualifications within accounting or commerce . Additionally you will be a confident team player that has a passion for identifying and driving change and enjoys working within a team environment but can also work autonomously as required. You will have exceptional time management and organisational experience coupled with an ability to prioritise, plan and organise your workload and timeframes with a strong attention to detail. The successful candidate will have excellent knowledge of ERP systems development and have strong knowledge of report writing using SQL, Crystal, Qlikview and/or Business Analytics, Power BI.

About Us

In return Babcock offers a supportive and engaging environment where you have the opportunity to drive change and the autonomy to deliver operational excellence and best practice within a global organisation that has an enviable reputation for delivering excellence. Central to Babcock’s core values are those of health, safety, environment, and diversity, so if you would like to be part of an exciting and engaged team, please register your interest via the ‘Apply Now” button below.

Applicants must be eligible for an Australian Defence Security Clearance.



Job no: GPAK91461

Location: Adelaide - SA

Closing Date: Friday, 6 September 2019