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Sr. Accounts Receivable Analyst

Sierra Nevada Corporation
Sparks, Nevada, United States
Closing date
May 26, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Receivable
Contract Type
Full Time
If you have a keen eye for the big picture, enjoy working collaboratively, and have experience in US Military, US Department of Defense or Aerospace & Defense industries, we may have the perfect role for you! As a Sr Accounts Receivable Analyst, you will be using your skills and expertise to conduct accounts receivable financial transactions, manage customer relationships, ensure accurate and timely invoicing, and resolve billing and payment issues in accordance with company policies, legal requirements, and customer specifications. As an experienced AR Analyst, you will apply accounting principles, FAR/DFAR Regulations, and Contractual Requirements to oversee, compile and analyze project schedules to expedite cash collection, prepare AR aging and unbilled schedules, complete contract closeout activities and lead meetings with internal and external customers for assigned programs. You will complete analysis and resolve discrepancies of accounts receivable data for management; provide leadership, coaching and/or training on AR processes; and support internal and external audit functions. The successful candidate should have a strong understanding of accounting principles, be detail-oriented, and have excellent communication and problem-solving skills.

As SNC's corporate team, we provide the company and its business areas with strategic direction and business support spanning executive management, finance and accounting, operations, human resources, legal, IT, information security, facilities, marketing, and communications. Learn more about SNC's Corporate team


* Perform internal audit of invoices, billing matrices and supporting worksheets prepared by the Accounts Receivable Analyst to verify accuracy and completeness
* Performs internal and external audit functions
* Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures, as well as relevant accounting standards and regulations
* Analyze accounts receivable data and prepare reports for management
* Perform month-end and year-end close activities and supports AR Supervisor with preparing journal entries and reconciliations as needed
* Perform contract closeout activities and prepares schedules and reports for management
* Collaborate with business partners to develop and/or streamlining business processes in support of accurate and timely invoicing
* Create/update departmental training, process documents and desk instructions
* Provide leadership, coaching, and/or training on AR processes
* Work with leadership on special projects and various other assignments as necessary
* Tracks and resolves AR Aging and AR Unbilled issues for customer accounts
* Performs reconciliations on customer accounts and communicate with customers to resolve any discrepancies
* Follow up with internal and external customers on overdue AR Aging and Unbilled items
* Prepare, process, and submit complex invoices, reconciliations, and closeout documents
* Processes complex ICP rate adjustment invoices and closeout documents for Direct Projects
* Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all transactions • Perform other accounting and administrative duties as required

Must Haves:

* Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field and typically 6 or more years of relevant experience
* Higher education may substitute for relevant experience
* Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of required education
* Strong understanding of GAAP, CAS, FAR, & DFARS
* Working knowledge of rates and cost pools
* Detail-oriented and organized with a strong focus on accuracy and timeliness
* Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
* Ability to train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments
* Ability to problem solve - applying originality, creativity, and initiative
* Strong understanding of accounting principles and financial analysis
* Strong organizational and time-management skills, detail-oriented
* Ability to work independently and in a team environment
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* Proficiency with Automated Accounting Systems, ten key by touch, MS office products


* Typically 0 - 2 years of relevant leadership experience

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America's fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC

SNC offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 401(k) with 150% match up to 6%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more.


To conform to U.S. Government international trade regulations, applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.

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SNC is a trusted global leader in aerospace and national security. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome our employees to bring their whole selves to their work. SNC is committed to fostering an inclusive, accepting, and diverse environment free of discrimination. Employment decisions are made without regarding to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law. Contributions to SNC come in many shapes and styles, and we believe diversity in our workforce fosters new and greater ways to dream, innovate, and inspire.

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