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Sr. Accountant

GKN Aerospace Services
Newington, Connecticut, United States
Closing date
Mar 7, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Date: Feb 8, 2024

Location: Newington, CT, US

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

Fantastic challenges. Amazing opportunities.

GKN Aerospace is reimagining air travel: going further, faster and greener! Fuelled by great people whose expertise and creativity sets the standards in our industry, we're inspired by the opportunities to innovate and break boundaries. We're proud to play a part in protecting the world's democracies. And we're committed to putting sustainability at the centre of everything we do, opening up and protecting our planet. With over 15,000 employees across 41 manufacturing sites in 12 countries we serve over 90% of the world's aircraft and engine manufacturers. There are no limits to where you can take your career.

Job Summary

Under the general direction of the Controller, the Senior Accountant will perform accounting activities to ensure compliance with IFRS, corporate policies and external auditors. The Senior Accountant will have an active role in financial reporting, forecasting, budgeting, monthly closing, journal entries and account analysis.

Job Responsibilities

* Accounting: Coordinate the monthly financial close process, including ensuring all cost incurred are properly recorded, preparing/reviewing journal entries and account reconciliations. Identify and resolve financial accounting issues.
* Reporting & Analysis: Preparation of Monthly financial statements/forecasts in One Stream software. Assist in preparation of management reports and accompanying schedules, worksheets, and narratives including "Budget vs. Actual" variance reports. Coordinate and complete periodic Corporate Tax Packages and regulatory filings.
* Audits: Assist with external and internal audits /reviews. Complete requested materials timely.
* Internal Control: Evaluate and Document procedures and workflow to achieve accurate and efficient accounting systems, safeguard company assets and ensure transactions are recorded properly.
* Systems: Assist with system enhancements to increase efficiency, including testing and final approval for upgrades of system reports and automating processes.
* Cash: Forecasting and monitoring cash projections to actual
* Fixed Assets: Maintain fixed asset subsidiary ledger in Sage FAS software, depreciation schedules, costing appropriateness of new assets and monitoring asset costs against approved expenditures.
* Conform with and abide by all regulatory guidance and internal policies & procedure.
* Perform other related duties as required.

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications

* Bachelors of Science in Accounting or Finance, or equivalent, required.
* 4+ years of progressive experience in the accounting field, including experience in a manufacturing industry, required.
* 4+ years of intermediate-to-advanced experience with MS Excel required, including functions such as pivot, v-lookups, and formulas.

Preferred Qualifications

* Through understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, including IFRS.
* Strong analytical and accounting skills.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including email.
* Intermediate to advanced experience with MS Word and Access.
* Intermediate to advanced knowledge of fully integrated ERP software packages.
* Ability to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment.

We'll offer you fantastic challenges and amazing opportunities. This is your chance to be part of an organisation that has proven itself to be at the cutting edge of our industry; and is committed to pushing the boundaries even further. And with some of the best training on offer in the industry, who knows how far you can go?

A Great Place to work needs a Great Way of Working

Everyone is welcome to apply to GKN. We believe that we can only achieve our ambitions through a coming together of diverse minds who enjoy collaborating in an inspirational environment. Through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging and by living our five powerful principles we've created a culture where everyone feels welcome to contribute. It's a culture that won us 'The Best Workplace Culture Award'. By embracing and celebrating what makes us unique we encourage everyone to bring their full self to work.

We're also committed to providing an accessible recruitment process, so if you require reasonable adjustments at any stage during our recruitment process please get in touch and let us know.

We are the place where human dreams, plus human endeavour, shape the future of aerospace innovation and technology.

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