Staff Accountant

Tuesday, October 31, 2017Apply

Supervises the Accounting functions of the Global Aerosystems Accounting Services Group to ensure Kaman policies and standards are maintained.  Responsibilities include oversight and development of Accounting employees and communicating with all levels of Kaman management and employees.  Ensure compliance with Kaman internal control policies and practices.

 

Location: 
Kaman Aerosystems
30 Old Windsor Rd
06002 Bloomfield , CT
United States
41° 51' 29.9376" N, 72° 42' 6.084" W
Connecticut US
  • Supervises daily productivity of the Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable staff of 7-8 staff and directly engages in resolving issues. 
  • Supervises/performs month-end and quarter-end closing activities and provides ongoing customer service, support, and open communication with other Kaman entities and Management.
  • Manages and/or reviews monthly journal entries and reporting packages for Aerosystems businesses.
  • Manages and/or reviews daily/monthly account reconciliations as needed.
  • Develops consistency in accounting processes by applying “best practices” and continuous improvement principles.
  • Assist Controller, Assistant Controller and Accounting Manager in ensuring compliance with company SOX requirements.
  • Works with internal and external auditors as needed.
  • Works with all functional areas to meet strategic goals and objectives.
  • Assist and/or manage business system enhancement projects.
  • Provides input into staff performance evaluations, leads by example, provides on-going coaching and staff development.
  • Ensures team effectiveness and collaboration.
  • Recommends thoughtful and achievable opportunities for organizational and performance improvement.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Seeks opportunities for personal and professional growth.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Broad knowledge of a specialized field such as accounting or finance.
  • Excellent working knowledge of general accounting principles and practices
  • 7- 10 years in accounting or finance

REQUIRED SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

  • Must possess good detail orientation and organizational skills; a focus on accuracy with respect to employee time and attendance records is critical.

  • Possess ability to work under high levels of demand while maintaining customer service orientation.

  • Proficient level of written/verbal communication skills; effective interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate and develop business relationships with a diverse range of individuals.

  • Good analytical, continuous improvement and process orientation skills.

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products and their application in a financial setting.

  • Must qualify as a U.S. Person as defined by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) in order to access export controlled technology.

All positions at Kaman Aerospace Group require access to information, or technology that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and other US government security regulations.  These laws do not permit access rights to non-US citizens, or to other unauthorized individuals.  Therefore, presently, all applicants must be US Citizens, or US Permanent Residents (“green card holders”), and/or otherwise comply with ITAR requirements for access rights, to be considered for a position. 

Kaman Aerospace is an EO Employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected class.

In the following link you will find information regarding Equal Employment Opportunity: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf