Company: UTC Aerospace Systems
Posted on: September 26, 2018
When the global aerospace community looks for ideas and solutions to its biggest challenges, they turn to the people of UTC Aerospace Systems. We design, invent and deliver the most advanced and diverse range of aerospace systems on the market. We are inventors. We are manufacturers. We work in space exploration, commercial air travel, defense and rescue applications. Always learning and pushing the boundaries, we are an undisputed industry leader that continually sets the bar higher and higher. Come soar with us.
Kidde Fire Protection Systems (FPS) Systems is currently seeking a Senior Staff Accountant for the Kidde FPS business headquartered in Wilson, NC. Kidde FPS is a global organization of close to 900 employees with offices in the France, Germany and Australia. Kidde FPS is part of UTC Aerospace Systems, a global organization of over 40,000 employees worldwide.
As part of the Sensors & Integrated Systems (SIS) team, you'll help develop* the next generation of more intelligent, more integrated and more reliable solutions that enhance aircraft safety and performance in the most rigorous flight conditions. We have 100 years of experience, a phenomenal product portfolio, state-of-the-art test labs and the resources to make your ideas shine. Come soar with us.
The Senior Staff Accountant is responsible for supporting and contributing to the Accounting team and leading to better efficiencies within the group. This person will work directly with other members of the team as well as the Site Controller.
Administer activities related to month-end closing process, including month-end journal entries
Recording and verifying transactions related to the Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable processes
Monitor credit memo policy and procedures
Compile Accounts Receivable and monitor aging and assist with customer collections
Monitor cash flows and projections
Monitor and resolve unprocessed customer invoices
Partner with the 3rd Party Share Services to ensure all accounts receivable and accounts payable are collected and paid promptly
Reconcile all Inter and Intracompany A/R and A/P accounts
Perform general ledger account analysis, including the identification, and closure of aged open items
Calculate monthly/quarterly third-party sales representative commissions
Research and resolve Inter and Intracompany A/R and A/P issues and questions
Ensure proper execution and documentation of Sarbanes Oxley controls around relevant processes
Perform assigned SOX controls testing
Research and resolve discrepancies between SAP FI and CO
Research and resolve discrepancies between Auto-time and SAP labor postings
Perform finance reconciliations to support month end and quarterly close processes
Work closely with staff in cross-training opportunities
Participate in process improvement Finance sessions
Perform other duties as assigned
CPA licensure preferred, not required
Strong Excel skills preferred
Experience in manufacturing industry a plus
SAP experience required
Highly motivated and self-driven
Proactive attitude to solving problems
Strong interpersonal skills
Good knowledge of accounting controls and Sarbanes Oxley requirements
Education:Bachelor's Degree with 5+ years experience required: preference in Finance, Accounting or Economics degree
Master's Degree with 3+ years experience
Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.
United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.
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