The position is responsible for day-to-day accounting activities including, but not limited to, balance sheet reconciliations, adjusting journal entries, and trend / variance analysis.
The Accountant must be focused on continuous improvement of accounting and reporting processes and procedures. Responsible for adherence to, and communication of, accounting and auditing policies and procedures.
The Accountant assists the General Ledger Manager and Assistant Controller in a variety of functions including general ledger support, account reconciliations, and various other assignments as necessary.
May participate in onsite reviews of consolidated financial statement as deemed required by SNC management.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: •Provide input strengthening internal communications with all levels throughout the organization
•Make suggestions for improvement of monthly accounting close processes including analytical review of monthly operating results to ensure accurate accounting records are maintained
•Assist in developing and maintaining accounting policies and procedures, and internal controls in line with industry standards and government compliance and within SNC operating standards
•Provide analytical review and analysis of SNC operations from a balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow perspective as well as an overall business perspective
•Support preparation of monthly, quarterly and yearly consolidated financial statements, including cash flow and related footnotes in accordance with US GAAP
•Participate and provide input into periodic financial management planning/budget and forecasting processes
•Support the general ledger monthly, quarterly, and annual close process with internal and external audit organizations
•Ensure compliance in coordination with SNC’s Corporate Compliance Department
•Assisting preparation of variance analyses and explanations in coordination with operating units
•Prepare and review balance sheet account reconciliations on a periodic basis
•Participates in internal and external audits as requested by the corporate audit and compliance functions
•May assist in M&A activity and financial accounting due diligence on a project basis
COMPLIANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: •Responsible for thoughtful adherence to all SNC Policies, Procedures, and Compliance regulations (internal and external)
•Responsible for timely execution of all personnel-related activities such as Time Sheet completion, Annual Performance Evaluations, Salary Reviews, Succession Planning, etc.
•Responsible for leadership oversight and ensuring successful General Ledger Department/Team training
IMPORTANT NOTICES: To conform to U.S. Government export 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.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: •Bachelor’s Degree in accounting field required
•Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification preferred
•7+ years related accounting experience. Public accounting and supervisory experience a plus
•Consolidation and elimination accounting experience a plus
•Proficiency in MS Office products and automated computerized financial systems (Cost Point) a plus
•Comprehensive knowledge of GAAP, a working knowledge of FAR, DFAR, CAS and IFRS helpful
•Strong verbal, interpersonal, written and organizational skills
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: R0005040
About Sierra Nevada Corporation
From engineers and scientists to cyber experts and software developers, SNC brings together more than 3,500 team members committed to solving the world's toughest and most complex technology challenges. We are a trusted leader in engineering answers to the world's toughest challenges, delivering customer-focused technologies and best-of-breed integrations in aerospace and defense. For more than 50 years, customers have turned to us not only for our expertise in innovation, but for our reputation for agility and for delivering results on-time and under-budget.