Management Accountant

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Management Accountant

28 June 2024 |

Please note, this is a fixed-term contract for an initial 12-month period with the possibility of an extension and/or permanency thereafter.

About the Role

This position is responsible for the financial analysis and reporting functions in Penten. Reporting directly to the Head of Financial Planning & Analysis (Head of FP&A), this role oversees cost tracking, reporting and forecasting activities and provides valuable insights to support strategic decision making. Specifically, in this role you will:

  • Manage cost allocations and monthly reporting for a significant strategic growth project, including regular partnering with the Project Management Office and Workstream Leads.
  • Prepare accurate and timely monthly management reporting, including analysis of actuals against budget and forecasts; at company, segment and project levels.
  • Conduct profitability analysis and other KPI calculations to support the Head of FP&A in executive and Board reporting.
  • Support Head of FP&A in developing and preparing budget and forecast models; at company, segment and project levels.
  • Continuously assess and enhance financial & management reporting processes and systems for efficiency.

Skills & Experience

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to adapt to a fast-paced and changing working environment.
  • Solution-focused, demonstrating a proactive and constructive approach to problem-solving.
  • Excellent analytical skills, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role including performance reporting, data analytics, budgeting, forecasting and cost tracking.

Qualifications & Eligibility

To be eligible for this position you must:

  • Be an Australian citizen; and
  • Hold or be able to obtain a Negative Vetting 2 clearance or higher (or be eligible and willing to undergo the process)
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance with a CA or CPA qualification.

Be Your Best You at Penten

Penten is a proud equal employment workplace committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment, reflective of the community in which we live, work and play. Penten’s focus on inclusion, well-being and flexible working arrangements means everyone, regardless of their background, can be their best both inside and outside the office.

As a national leader in cyber technology, we believe diversity of experience, identity, background, perspective and expression is key to building the best team, products and company. It’s the actions we take everyday that make the difference and we are continuously working on increasing diversity, inclusivity and belonging in all areas of our business.

How to Apply

To help us achieve our mission to protect those who protect us, click on the ‘Apply Now‘ button below. So that we can assess your suitability, please provide the following:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Clearly outline your Australian citizenship

Please note this position requires you to be an Australian Citizen with a government security clearance at the NV1 level or above.

Should you require any adjustments throughout the recruitment process, please let us know by emailing for a confidential discussion.

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