Senior Accountant

US-NH-Merrimack
2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-5806
# Positions
1
Experience (Years)
2
Priority
Normal
SECURITY CLEARANCE
NONE

Overview

A world leader in the design and manufacture of avionics flight instruments, technologically sophisticated defense systems and diagnostic medical instrumentation, Elbit Systems of America combines the close-knit teamwork and high visibility of a small company with the stability and resources only a large company can provide. Add in our employee-friendly corporate culture and great southern New Hampshire lifestyle, and you’ll see why joining ESA could be the best move of your career.

 

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate audits as liaison between the auditors and company personnel, and assist in the preparation and review of company audit schedules required for quarterly SOX and financial audits.
  • Prepare supporting financial schedules and journal entry transactions for accurate financial statements and reports, checking, verifying, auditing and posting accounting data with a high level of accuracy.
  • Responsible for multiple monthly and quarterly balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Analyze balance sheet accounts, expense accounts and other accounting statements and reports to validate accuracy of financial data.
  • Apply accounting practices and techniques, consistent with GAAP requirements.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements, streamlining, and automating to reduce the level of effort in daily work routines.
  • Maintain daily cash reconciliations and projections.
  • Manage Fixed Assets, including Construction in Process projects, monitoring actual versus approved budgets by project to avoid unapproved project cost overruns, and ensure timely capitalization.
  • Responsible for annual review of fixed assets for impairment and periodic physical audit of fixed assets.
  • May provide direction or guidance to accounting support personnel.

 

Qualifications

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting.

 

Work Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years in public accounting or comparable audit experience (e.g. internal corporate audit).
  • CPA certification is a plus.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel functions, with application in a work environment.
  • Experience with Oracle and/or Infor is a plus.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Solid analytical skills and knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Understanding of SOX controls and documentation requirements, and able to identify control weaknesses.
  • Experience with Oracle or Infor is a plus.

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