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Senior Accountant

Company: Leonardo Drs
Location: Arlington
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Leonardo DRS is a prime contractor, leading technology innovator and supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and defense contractors worldwide. The company specializes in naval and maritime systems, ground combat mission command and network computing, global satellite communications and network infrastructure, avionics systems, and intelligence and security solutions. Additionally, the company builds power systems and electro-optical/infrared systems for a wide range of commercial customers. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Leonardo DRS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.comJob ID: 109962Leonardo DRS is a prime contractor, leading technology innovator and supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and defense contractors worldwide. The company specializes in naval and maritime systems, ground combat mission command and network computing, global satellite communications and network infrastructure, avionics systems, and intelligence and security solutions. Additionally, the company builds power systems and electro-optical/infrared systems for a wide range of commercial customers. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Leonardo DRS is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.comJob SummaryThe Senior Accountant will facilitate accounting operations and perform detailed analysis and other complex tasks for corporate accounting. Their duties include assuming a leadership role to guide accounting personnel in daily tasks, reviewing financial data to make forecasting decisions, and communicating with management about financial strategies. They will act as the point of contact between junior accountants and accounting managers and directors and will enforce and monitor compliance with company-wide accounting policies and procedures.Job Responsibilities Oversee the Month-end close process, including ensuring all costs incurred are properly recorded, reviewing journal entries, performing account analysis, and report preparation. Prepare trend analysis to calculate accruals and adjustments. Manage all tasks related to cash activity, including cash application and disbursements. Ensure compliance with internal control policies in a SOX environment. Facilitate the preparation of monthly bank and balance sheet reconciliations, and act as the first-level reviewer prior to submission to the accounting manager. Review & approve AP vouchers and purchase requisitions. Coordinate accounting operations including journal entry preparation, accounts payable processing, T&E, credit card reconciliation, payroll processing, corporate allocations, balancing intercompany accounts, prepaid amortization, and fixed assets. Supervise junior accountants. Provide audit support - coordinate with internal and external auditors to provide applicable information for annual audits and quarterly reviews. Coordinate and perform special projects, as assigned. Prepare and maintain cash and expense forecast. Contribute to improving processes and procedures that accurately capture, track, and report on financial transactions. Ensure adherence to and communication of accounting policies and procedures. Interact at all levels and with budget owners or other stakeholders to produce timely, efficient, and accurate month-end close.Qualifications Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field; CPA or equivalent certification preferred. Minimum of 5-7 years of accounting experience, with a strong understanding of GAAP. Proven experience in a leadership role within an accounting department. Knowledge of SOX compliance and internal control policies. Strong analytical skills and ability to perform detailed financial analysis. Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization. Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Deltek, CostPoint, Sage FAS, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Office.Taking care of our people is a top priority at Leonardo DRS. We are proud to offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, a company contribution to a health savings account, telemedicine, life and disability insurance, legal insurance, and a 401(k) savings plan. We champion wellness programs that focus on physical, emotional, and financial well-being. We develop our talent by offering programs and activities to support career-growth, professional development, and skill enhancement. And we understand there is more to life than work, and the importance of offering flexible work schedules with our 9/80 program, competitive vacation, health/emergency leave, paid parental leave, and community service hours.*Some employees are eligible for limited benefits only #INDCRPLeonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.#Corpby Jobble

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