United Technologies Corporation Senior Associate, Accounting & Controllership in Wilson, North Carolina

Job ID: 64765BR

City: Wilson

State: North Carolina

Country: United States

Category: Finance, Corporate Careers

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

When the global aerospace community looks for ideas and solutions to its biggest challenges, they turn to the people of UTC Aerospace Systems. We design, invent and deliver the most advanced and diverse range of aerospace systems on the market. We are inventors. We are manufacturers. We work in space exploration, commercial air travel, defense and rescue applications. Always learning and pushing the boundaries, we are an undisputed industry leader that continually sets the bar higher and higher. Come soar with us.

Want to be part of a finance team where every day is unique and exciting? Are you ready to analyze a diverse set of products that really make a difference? If so, then UTC Aerospace Systems is the place for you! By joining us, you’ll have the opportunity to support thousands of aerospace, defense and space systems across more than 150 sites in 26 countries. Additionally, as UTC Aerospace Systems is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation (Fortune 50), it operates as its own business with its own reporting structure, financial dashboards,and earnings metrics. This reporting relationship allows finance team members to implement innovative tools for the aerospace market in a stand-alone business environment. If you want to advance your career while contributing to a mission that truly makes a difference to modern flight and space advancements, then this team is right for you!

As part of the Sensors & Integrated Systems (SIS) team, you'll help support the development of the next generation of more intelligent, more integrated and more reliable solutions that enhance aircraft safety and performance in the most rigorous flight conditions. We have 100 years of experience, a phenomenal product portfolio, state-of-the-art test labs and the resources to make your ideas shine.

Kidde Fire Protection Systems (FPS) Systems is currently seeking a Senior Staff Accountant for the Kidde FPS business headquartered in Wilson, NC. Kidde FPS is a global organization of close to 900 employees with offices in the France, Germany, and Australia. Kidde FPS is part of UTC Aerospace Systems, a global organization of over 40,000 employees worldwide. The Accounting Analyst is responsible for supporting and contributing to the Accounting team and leading to better efficiencies within the group. This person will work directly with other members of the team as well as the Site Controller.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Administer activities related to month-end closing process, including month-end journal entries.

  • Recording and verifying transactions related to the Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable processes.

  • Monitor credit memo policy and procedures

  • Compile Accounts Receivable and monitor aging and assist with customer collections

  • Monitor cash flows and projections

  • Monitor and resolve unprocessed customer invoices

  • Partner with the 3rd Party Share Services to ensure all accounts receivable and accounts payable are collected and paid promptly

  • Reconcile all Inter and Intracompany A/R and A/P accounts

  • Perform general ledger account analysis, including the identification, and closure of aged open items

  • Calculate monthly/quarterly third-party sales representative commissions

  • Research and resolve Inter and Intracompany A/R and A/P issues and questions

  • Ensure proper execution and documentation of Sarbanes Oxley controls around relevant processes

  • Perform assigned SOX controls testing

  • Research and resolve discrepancies between SAP FI and CO

  • Research and resolve discrepancies between Auto time and SAP labor postings

  • Perform finance reconciliations to support month end and quarterly close processes

  • Work closely with staff in cross-training opportunities

  • Participate in process improvement Finance sessions

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3 years experience in Accounting

​Preferred Qualifications:

  • SAP experience preferred

  • Highly motivated and self-driven

  • Strong Excel skills preferred

  • Proactive attitude to solving problems

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Experience in manufacturing industry a plus

  • Good knowledge of accounting controls and Sarbanes Oxley requirements

Background check and/or drug screen notification

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

Note:

  • Background check required (re-hires who have been gone for <1 year)

  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

Education:

  • BA/BS degree in Finance/Accounting or related field

  • MA/MS degree preferred, not required

  • CPA licensure preferred, not required

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3 years experience in Accounting

​Preferred Qualifications:

  • SAP experience preferred

  • Highly motivated and self-driven

  • Strong Excel skills preferred

  • Proactive attitude to solving problems

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Experience in manufacturing industry a plus

  • Good knowledge of accounting controls and Sarbanes Oxley requirements

Background check and/or drug screen notification

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

Note:

  • Background check required (re-hires who have been gone for <1 year)

  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.