Saab, Inc in Syracuse, NY is currently seeking an individual who is driven to learn and highly motivated, for the role of Accounting Specialist, serving as an integral part of the Shared Services Accounting team. This position is a regular, full time position.
The ideal candidate will possess basic accounting skills, billing experience, accuracy, attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and the ability to learn and adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment.
The Accounting Specialist will
prepare invoices in accordance with company policy;
monitor the status of outstanding balances;
work with customers and business areas to ensure the timely collection of outstanding receivable balance for multiple company divisions.
Skills and Experience:
Required Education and Experience:
Associates Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline preferred.
3+ years experience in an accounting discipline or business environment, government contracting experience preferred.
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
Oracle eBusiness Suite experience helpful, but not required
Attention to detail and ability to work independently and in a team environment
Solid written and oral communication skills and analytical problem solving
Sound and consistent business judgment, a good grasp of Company priorities and a sense of urgency
High level of enthusiasm, a positive attitude, the ability to remain flexible to meet internal and external needs
Must be a U.S. citizen, Permanent Resident (green card holder), or protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).
Pre-employment Screening Requirements:
As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to meet the following criteria: (i) pass a drug screen, (ii) complete a background check that will include, at a minimum, a criminal record check, and education and employment verification, and (iii) be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus (unless granted an accommodation permitted by law and then in compliance with Saab’s requirements related to the accommodation, if any).
Saab provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, work-life balance, business-casual atmosphere and comprehensive benefits:
Medical, vision and dental insurance for employees and dependents
Paid time off including: minimum of 3 weeks vacation, 5 floating holidays, 8 designated holidays, 3 weeks personal illness, bereavement, jury duty and disability
401(k) with immediate vesting on employer match
Employee assistance programs
Employee stock purchase program with employer match
Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number approximately 17,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.
Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.