Senior Associate, Accounting

Recruiter
Raytheon Technology
Location
Connecticut, United States
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
23 Feb 2021
Closes
25 Feb 2021
Ref
01420906
Job role
Accountant
Date Posted:
2021-02-05-08:00
Country:
United States of America
Location:
UTCT1: Corp - CT - Remote Remote Location, Remote City, CT, 06101 USA

Position: Senior Associate, Accounting (AFOR)

Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an Aerospace and Defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises four industry-leading businesses - Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defense. Its 195,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cybersecurity. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual within the RTX Enterprise Services ("ES") - General Accounting - Aerospace Financial Operations & Reporting ("AFOR") team. This organization offers opportunity for this individual to be part of a growing accounting department and develop processes to sustain flexibility as business needs change. Job responsibilities are subject to change based upon alignment of processes within this developing organization.

Job Description

Summary of Role:

We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Associate to be part of the General Accounting team within the Raytheon Technologies Enterprise Services organization in Farmington, CT. This person will be part of a newly formed team which will be primarily supporting Pratt & Whitney's F135 International Operations. The Senior Associate role will be responsible for managing disbursements and other transactional work.

Responsibilities:
  • Monthly journal entries, closing activities and account reconciliations
  • Prepare voucher packages for disbursements to vendors
  • Review, verify and approve documentation provided by a third party accounting service provider
  • Participate in process improvement activities related to all central accounting functions as required, i.e. journal entry automation, creating standard processes and other finance transformation initiatives
  • Contribute to ES by bringing innovative solutions within the knowledge base and work of the department
  • Provide Pratt & Whitney with excellent customer service and support as ES onboards a new scope of work


Required Skills:
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Accounting or related field
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • Familiarity with US GAAP Accounting
  • Ability to obtain Raytheon sponsored security clearance
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills, good business acumen and ability to brief levels of management
  • Strong proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) and database reporting skills
  • Analytical, planning and organizational skills to problem solve and recommend comprehensive solutions
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Excellent teambuilding and interpersonal skills
  • Proven experience in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
  • Ability to maintain a service-oriented demeanor with professionalism in sensitive and challenging situations


Desired Skills:
  • Knowledge of or experience with current finance and accounting systems and month end close procedures
  • Prior experience with disbursement processes is a plus
  • Experience in SAP and/or HFM is a plus


Location:
  • Primary office located in Farmington, CT


US Citizenship:
  • This position requires access to systems/tools that are restricted to individuals who possess US citizenship


Equal Opportunity Statement
  • Raytheon Technologies 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.


Raytheon Technologies 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.

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