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Accounting Specialist – Billing

East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date
31 August 2021
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Job Description:

Saab, Inc. in Syracuse, NY is currently seeking an individual who is driven to learn and highly motivated, for the role of Senior Accounting Specialist – Accounts Payable, serving as an integral part of the Corporate Finance team. This position is a regular, full time position.

The ideal candidate will have 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 is responsible to process 200 invoices per month. 

This includes but not limited to the following responsibilities:

  • Bill monthly, quarterly and yearly milestones

  • Bill progress billings

  • Bill Cost Plus and T&M workbook  billings

  • Research PO’s and contracts and check funding in order to determine if everything is set to bill a project.

  • Submit invoices to the customer or upload to external Payment processing companies.

  • Assist Accounts payable and Payroll as needed – filing, pulling invoices etc.

  • Process intercompany billings

  • Troubleshoot, find answers and communicate with other departments

Skills 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

  • Perform basic calculations

  • 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

Saab, Inc. provides an excellent working environment offering professional growth opportunities, competitive wages, comprehensive benefits, tuition reimbursement, work/life balance, business-casual atmosphere and paid holidays.

Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to participate in a background check that will include, at a minimum, a criminal record check, education and employment verification.

About Us:

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.