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Staff Accountant - Cromwell, CT

Date: Sep 1, 2022

Location: Cromwell, CT, US

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

About Us

GKN Aerospace is the world's leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 38 manufacturing locations in 12 countries, we serve over 90% of the world”s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world, it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way.

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

The Staff Accountant will be primarily responsible for supporting general accounting and monthly close activities, including but not limited to account reconciliations, journal entries and various ad-hoc reporting and analysis. In addition, The Staff Accountant position will be expected to support Accounts Payable, including processing vendor invoices, identifying that invoiced items have been received, ensuring that vendor files remain accurate and up to date, and tracking business expenses.  They will also be expected to work closely with the GKN Contracts group to ensure collection of receivables and appropriately apply payments.


Job Responsibilities

  • Process journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Perform ad-hoc accounting duties & analysis as required
  • Provide financial support to multiple business functions regarding expense tracking and budgeting
  • Process and maintain all vendor invoices
  • Engage shipping & receiving to ensure invoiced items have been received
  • Verify vendor addresses, contacts, and contract terms
  • Process expense reports
  • Monitor accounts payable aging reports
  • Manage all vendor invoice related communications
  • Process & match accounts receivable transactions

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent 
  • Comfortable working remotely, with the flexibility to come to the office as needed
  • Must be able to perform work subjects to ITAR/EAR regulations and/or program requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using SAP preferred
  • Experience performing monthly close and AP/AR duties
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and computer literacy, especially Microsoft software (Excel, Word, PPT, etc.)
  • Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Excellent organizational skills to meet priorities and deadlines.

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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