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Accounting Clerk - Amityville, NY

Date: Sep 10, 2021

Location: Amityville, NY, US

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

About Us

GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 50 manufacturing locations in 15 countries, we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Our technologies are used in aircraft ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world to business jets and the world’s advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft.

About the opportunity

GKN Aerospace is a global engineering business. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world, it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for original equipment manufacturers around the world. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to be better in everything we do.

We are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented members with the skills and passions to become the best of the future in what they do.

Job Summary

Under the general direction of the Controller, the Accounting Clerk position performs the accounting functions ensuring accurate processing of Account Payable as well as performing a range of general clerical, accounting and bookkeeping support functions. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain employee time and attendance records in ERP system
  • Weekly verification of properly approved employee hours for payroll
  • Manage weekly payroll download files for outside payroll processing sites
  • Process AP invoices with 3 way match.
  • Prepare AP Batches for Supplier financing program.
  • Process AP check runs.
  • Prints all accounts payable reports and maintains all accounts payable files..
  • Access Citibank system to obtain information including review of positive pay issues, obtain daily bank account information and input wire/ACH payments as necessary..
  • Daily banking activity tracking/ reporting.
  • Assists with entering of cash receipts and updates accounts receivable ledger by customer..
  • Maintains records to support cash posting.
  • Assist in month end reporting procedures.
  • Perform filing, scanning and general administrative tasks.
  • Manage document retention requirements.
  • Assists with related special projects, as required.
  • Prepare and send monthly communications.

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma required.
  • 3+ years of relevant experience, including some bookkeeping experience required.
  • Competency in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook required.
  • Organizational, verbal and written communication skills a must as well as attention to detail and ability to multi-task.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Some college preferred.
  • Experience in a manufacturing or similar setting preferred.
  • GKN experience.

Diversity Inclusion and Belonging (DIB)

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York CIty