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Senior Accountant- Newington, CT

Date: May 8, 2021

Location: North Charlestown, NH, 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

This position independently performs assigned accounting functions requiring the application of accounting principles and practices for GKN Aerospace.

Job Responsibilities

•    Establishes, modifies, documents and coordinates the implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures
•    Assist with the management of the annual budget and long term strategic plans
       o    Key integration driver between Business Lines and Operation(s)
       o    Ensures integrity and accuracy within the process, data stakeholder
•    Executes monthly/quarterly financial forecasts based on internal review(s) between Operations and Business Lines
•    Prepare and deliver month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing activities
•    Performs balance sheet reviews and executes compliance requirements     
•    Facilitates Reporting Unit(s) physical inventory count and corresponding reconciliation
•    Leads preparation for company internal and external audits with answering questions, obtaining documentation and discussing issues regarding a variety of accounting matters
•    Monthly Sales, Conversion Cost, OPBI, Cash, and Inventory reconciliation
•    Internal reporting and business analytics generation (Qlik Reporting, Flash Reporting, etc.)
•    Standard pricing system management and corresponding variance analysis
•    Fixed Asset control owner including CapEx PO, invoice, and cash flow tracking
•    Control owner relating to the integrity of business accounts and ledgers. 
•    Performs other duties, tasks and responsibilities as assigned by management to support the company’s goals and objectives 

Job Qualifications

 

Basic Qualifications:

•    Bachelor degree in accounting 
•    3+ years of accounting experience in a manufacturing environment, Aerospace experience preferred.
•    3+ years of experience in both cost and general accounting disciplines.
•    3+ years of using generally accepted accounting practices (GAAP) and all related legislation and regulation

 


Preferred Qualifications:

•    GKN Experience.
•    Working knowledge of margin analysis.
•    Experience developing rate structures. 
•    Understanding of generally accepted accounting practices (GAAP) and all related legislation and regulation.
•    Excellent computer skills including Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint.  
•    Strong written, verbal, analytical and skills.
•    Ability to create formal documents and conduct management presentations.

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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