Sr. Cost Accountant - Defense Industry

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Accounting



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At Elbit Systems of America (ESA), we spend our days working on exciting and meaningful innovative solutions that protect and save lives. From providing solutions for our war fighters and commercial pilots, to providing lifesaving medical instrumentation and homeland security technologies, the employees of Elbit Systems of America understand the value of their work and why we do what we do each day. We are looking for extraordinary people to join us in making a difference in the lives of others.

We are currently recruiting for a highly skilled Senior Cost Accountant -- but we are looking for more than an impressive skill set. We are looking for the type of person who respects others for their knowledge, skills, and experience as individuals and as team members. We want someone who is highly ethical, honest, fair…because that's who we are. If you are the type of person who has high integrity and would thrive in an inclusive environment of camaraderie with your fellow teammates, we're confident you'll love it here.

As a Senior Cost Accountant you will report directly to the Controller. This position will be assigned duties traditionally associated with project cost accounting and financial planning and analysis (FP&A) disciplines as needed.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
1. Prepare journal entries, account analysis and account reconciliations as assigned.
2. Participate in financial report preparation
3. Assist with preparing internal financial management reporting.
4. May be assigned to review internal control documentation and update as necessary.
5. Support external financial and government contract audits.
6. Assist in preparation of annual strategic plan.
7. Assist in preparation of monthly forecasts.
8. Participate in system improvement projects.
9. Complete related special projects as required.


EDUCATION & TRAINING:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance

EXPERIENCE, SKILL, AND KNOWLEDGE:

Seven (7) to ten (10) years of experience as a cost accountant.

Candidates must have experience working in the Aerospace or Defense industry.

Government contract accounting knowledge and experience preferred.

Strong ERP systems experience - Oracle ERP Preferred

Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills and working knowledge of Word and PowerPoint.

Strong critical thinking and analytical skills are essential along with a continuous process improvement orientation.



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