Dive into an exciting career in naval design and engineering. Join a dedicated team backed by an unbeatable culture – right in the heart of Melbourne.

Life at AMT

We’re incredibly passionate about the work we do. The safety and operations of serving Navy and other Defence personnel are in our hands – which makes every project and every day interesting, exciting and meaningful.

At AMT, our team is just as important as our customers. We’ve cultivated an environment built on dedication, diversity, balance and teamwork that we’re incredibly proud of.

The varied and interesting work is what draws people in, and our culture is what makes people stay.

Professional development is not just encouraged at AMT, it’s enthusiastically supported. Learning and development is built into every role at AMT and tailored for every individual.

We live our values of Honesty, Integrity, Quality and Community every day through the outcomes we deliver, the way we interact with each other, and the causes we support.



Ask any team member about the perks of AMT, and they’ll mention flexibility.

On top of competitive salaries and leave entitlements, we prioritise work/life balance, team activities and professional development.

Download our benefits brochure to discover the full range of benefits.



Boredom isn’t a word we know at AMT.

Every team member gets the chance to work across interesting and challenging projects, taking on varied roles that allows them to develop an extensive range of skills and experience.

Explore some of our project case studies to learn more about our range of work.

Hear from the crew

What’s it really like working at AMT?

Hear from the crew

What’s it really like working at AMT?

Our Values and Our Community

At AMT, giving back to our community and actively participating in improving the lives of others is part of who we are. We value the opportunities to grow and learn from our charitable undertakings and community involvement.

In fact, AMT supports staff to contribute to their community by allowing volunteer leave to participate in community activity service activities.

We regularly support a number of causes including:

  • Making Waves Foundation
  • The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne
  • Soldier On
  • Defence Reserves

Current Opportunities

Ready to jump onboard? Explore our current job openings and opportunities.

Finance and Business Manager

Location: Melbourne VIC

Type: Full-time

Do you have the background, experience and the passion to join us in a leading role in the financial management of our business?

Australian Maritime Technologies (AMT) provides key roles in current naval acquisition Programs and in capability upgrades to the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Fleet.  Our business requires dedication and focus in support of the security of Australia and we are seeking an experienced and motivated financial manager to join us.

About us:

We are a highly respected and 100% Australian owned engineering consultancy, currently numbering around 60 staff and established over 35 years ago to provide ship design and naval engineering support to Australian and regional Defence projects.

We have been growing our highly skilled naval design team to meet increasing demand across all of our naval architecture, mechanical and electrical engineering and systems integration departments.

Our key assets are our people and our staff are consistent in their positive feedback of our relaxed, friendly and professional team environment.


Hybrid working location and Rostered Days Off:

Enjoy all that employment with AMT has to offer, including the ability to work flexibly from our Melbourne CBD based engineering office and from home. In addition, we offer a fortnightly Rostered Day Off (RDO).

The role:

The Finance and Business Manager reports directly to the Managing Director of AMT and will assume day to day responsibility for the following activities:

  • Perform the effective financial management of business and commercial operations of the Company which relate to and rely on the work of the Finance Department; and
  • Assist in the development of goals and objectives for the effective financial management of the Company which are consistent with and supportive of the current Strategic Plan endorsed by Company Directors. This includes reporting on and regular review of these goals.

This position also acts as Company Secretary to AMT and its Holding Company.

The position will work with the Management Team to realise the Company’s vision and key finance objectives. As this is a broad role within a small business, you must be willing to have a “hands on” approach.

For a more information on this role, download the Finance and Business Manager Position description.

About you:

To be successful, you will need to have the skills and attributes listed below.

Key Selection Criteria:

  • A degree qualification relating to the field of Finance or Business and CA/CPA qualifications;
  • Australian Citizenship;
  • Experience with ERP Systems. SAP Business ByDesign experience would be advantageous;
  • Experience working in a SME that is a labour service provider, specifically with a good understanding of Project Work in Progress and Revenue Recognition in a Project Management environment
  • Demonstrated financial management and business experience; and
  • Ability to work autonomously, as well as part of a team.

To be considered you must include in in your application a response to each of the Key Selection Criteria above.

Please also address our additional selection considerations:

  • Capacity to manage operations in a manner that contributes to the development of the business within a risk management framework;
  • Experience in Company Secretary functions;
  • Excellent organisational, time management and attention to detail skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a strong customer service focus;
  • ICT proficiency; and
  • High level of professional standards and conduct.

Due to the nature of the business, you must be an Australian Citizen to be eligible for an Australian Defence Security Clearance. The selection process for this role will include pre-employment screening including a Police Records Check.

Why join us?

We offer an attractive, competitive salary package and employment conditions, including flexible working arrangements, working from home and a fortnightly Rostered Day Off (RDO).

Be part of a great team environment, in our staff owned business.


If you have what it takes to join us in our continuing and growing success, we would like to hear from you.

In your application, please include a CV and cover letter outlining your relevant skills, experience, Australian Citizenship and your motivation for joining us. Importantly, please provide a response to each of the Key Selection Criteria in your cover letter.

Applications close at midday on Friday 9 February 2024.

Please apply via the job vacancy listed on the Seek website, by clicking the “apply now” button below.

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