2022 Graduate Finance Associate Job at Leidos in Melbourne VIC
Be curious. Be the difference.
Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient through information technology, engineering and science. As a large scale prime systems and services integrator, we turn complex data into usable solutions for our customers. In practical terms, we deliver software applications for a wide range of missions in the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance domain. We provide critical projects to the Department of Defence whilst supporting the IT environment for the Australian Taxation Office. We also maintain legislative websites for a number of governments.
Great ideas are our currency and every person here is encouraged to be curious, open-minded and confident in bringing theirs to the table. No matter who you are or where you work, we make it our mission to make sure that you are enabled to do your best work, be inspired by what you can achieve and the impact you can have. Innovation is a key value and change is constant. So there’s plenty of scope to think differently, develop and learn in an environment that’s both supportive and constantly evolving. Leidos has made it a key business goal to ensure everyone feels welcome, valued, respected and supported.
All of our graduates are employed on a permanent basis and work on real projects as an embedded and productive team member right from the start. At the end of the graduate year, our graduates typically continue to work in the area they started in and further develop their strengths and capabilities. Some may wish to explore other opportunities based on their aspirations and the needs of the business.
Your New Role
An average week for a Graduate Finance Associate could include a wide range of activities including:
Using your recently acquired technical skills to solve a complex financial problem;
Contributing to the preparation of reports of findings and recommendations to management;
Collaborating with your team to develop and maintain operational specifications for financial information systems, through considering e.g. information flow and volume;
Assisting with the analysis of business development and performance by unit or division.
The Graduate position will rotate across various segments of Finance, and learn through both on the job experiences and a wide variety of formal training sessions.
Graduates will be supported to develop their skills and knowledge specific to this role, to ensure they are able to contribute and reach their highest potential. As a Leidos graduate, you will be working on interesting and challenging projects and will take part in a range of training and development opportunities. To support you further throughout the graduate year, and your early career here at Leidos, you will also be assigned a mentor and buddy.
About You and What You’ll Bring
This role is ideal for someone who is completing or has recently completed a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in a related discipline:
Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Business
Bachelor of Finance
Bachelor of Accounting
Bachelor of Business and Information Technology
Along with your education and any practical experience, Leidos values individuals who use their initiative and seek to understand the business and develop relationships based on respect.
Successful candidates will be required to be Australian Citizens and be able to obtain and maintain an Australian Government Security Clearance.
At Leidos you’ll enjoy 12 weeks paid parental leave as a primary carer, flexible work practices, discounted health insurance, novated leasing and more. We have a strong track record of internal promotion and career transitions.
About the Company
Company Location: Melbourne VIC