Commercial/Finance Leader

Location: Brisbane Category: Finance Position Type: Permanent Job Reference: BOE/1489711 9A.HE.933 Level 5.pdf (PDF, 124KB)
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About us

Boeing Defence Australia (BDA) is shaping the future of aerospace and delivering some of the nation's most important programs for the Australian Defence Force.

Joining us is a chance to make your mark, working with a diverse team that is united in pushing the boundaries of imagination and excellence.

We currently employ more than 2,500 people across 14 sites in Australia and three international locations and have a range of opportunities available as we plan for future growth.

The Opportunity

We are seeking a Commercial/Finance Leader to join our team supporting the cutting edge Airpower Teaming System (ATS). In this role you will facilitate the development of the ATS global finance and commercial model, working across all functions within Boeing in Australia, Boeing US and Commonwealth of Australia to develop a business model for global exports. We're looking for “can-do” self-starters, who enjoy working in a diverse team exploring new technology.

Boeing is taking another bold step in aerospace and advanced manufacturing. ATS is the first military aircraft to be designed, engineered and manufactured in Australia in more than 50 years. The first aircraft prototype, called the Loyal Wingman, was unveiled with the Royal Australian Air Force in May this year. This unmanned teaming aircraft is Boeing's first military aircraft to be designed and developed outside the U.S and uses artificial intelligence to extend the capabilities of manned and unmanned platforms. This cutting edge project is aiming to unlock global defence and aerospace opportunities for Boeing and Queensland.


  • Initiate and independently lead weekly, monthly, and annual reporting requirements for both internal and external stakeholders across multiple funding streams - internal and external, local and international

  • Facilitate the development of the ATS global finance and commercial model, working across all functions within Boeing in Australia, Boeing US and Commonwealth of Australia to develop a business model for global exports

  • Make recommendations to management on financial performance projections using financial and business knowledge and experience

  • Initiate assignments and independently lead variance analysis and provide understanding of operational and financial performance to multiple stakeholders

  • Contribute as part of the BP&A team to managing cost and schedule performance

  • Work with multiple stakeholders including BDA, Boeing Aerostructures Australia and The Boeing Company


  • Relevant Business degree is desirable

  • Proven ability to deliver, on-time and within budget

  • Ability to define, design and plan tasks, and manage a team

  • Project Accounting or Cost Analyst experience and a sound understanding of project management principles planning, scheduling, budgeting, cost accounting and reporting

  • Competent user with advanced Excel skills and other Microsoft Office applications. Ideally have experience in project management software such as ERP and Cobra

  • Applicants must be Australian Citizens to meet Defence security requirements and have a security clearance


At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are core values. We're committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that's welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Female applicants, people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island descent and ex-Defence personnel are encouraged to apply.


  • Flexible working options

  • Study assistance

  • Salary packaging

  • Employee Incentive Program

  • Global opportunities

How to apply

If you would like to see your career take off click Apply now.