BAE Systems Program Accounting I in Nashua, New Hampshire

Job Description

Opening for a full time Accountant I within the ES US Defense Organization. Individual sought must be self motivated, exhibit the ability to work independently and demonstrate strong team player skills.


Apply abroad knowledge of accounting principles in the analysis and evaluation of program financials (Orders, sales, income, backlog, inventory, receivables) to ensure compliance with established policies and practices.Provide support and guidance to the program finance community in the review and reporting of program financial results.Provide leadership to the program accounting staff in the performance of their responsibilities.Other responsibilities include.

Monthly Closings:Perform a lead role in overseeing the preparation and execution of monthly closing requirements.

Account Reconciliations:Prepare monthly account reconciliations of company balances sheet accounts (inventory, unbilled receivables) to ensure that reported statements reconcile to the company books of record, and all reconciling items are properly accounted for.

Contract Close-outs:Prepare a financial reconciliation of contracts in the close-out upon final billing rate negotiations.

Audit Support:Support various internal and external audits to ensure compliance with established accounting practices.Prepare various data requests in support of accounting and financial systems audits (FCF, DCAA, KPMG).

Special Projects:Develop training materials and provide training to program finance teams on various accounting topics.Review and update of financial policies and procedures.Support the organizations continuous improvement initiatives.

Typical Education & Experience

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

Strong analytical skills

Ability to multitask in a fast paced time sensitive environment

Strong interpersonal skills necessary to interact with diverse work teams

Proficiency in MS Office software with an emphasis on Excel

Preferred Skills and Education

Previous work experience using Oracle ERP systems

Accounting experience in a business with government contracts

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. Electronic Systems, based in Nashua, New Hampshire, provides systems and products that maximize the effectiveness and safety of fighting forces and first responders. Its offerings include infrared countermeasures and electronic protection systems for military and civilian aircraft; information management systems; signal acquisition, analysis, and exploitation systems that optimize use of the electromagnetic spectrum by friendly forces while denying its use by adversaries; interoperable communications systems for firefighters and other first responders; thermal weapon sights; precision targeting systems; situational awareness systems for ground vehicles; night-vision systems; identification friend or foe systems; and radiation-hardened electronics. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

Program Accounting I


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