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Associate Accountant

West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America
Closing date
31 October 2022
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Job Description:

Saab Inc. is currently seeking a Staff Accountant to join the team at our newly constructed Advanced Manufacturing in West Lafayette, Indiana. The ideal candidate will possess

accounting and analytical skills, accuracy, attention to detail, excellent communication skills and the ability to learn in a fast-paced environment. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Handle processing of accounts payable and accounts receivable.

  • Record standard and adjusting journal entries.

  • Assist with the monthly and year end close process.

  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations.

  • Account for fixed asset purchases and recording of depreciation.

  • Support internal and external audit requirements.

  • Complete special projects as assigned.

Skills and Experience:

  • B.S degree in Accounting

  • One to two years accounting experience.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.

  • Familiarity with ERP systems.

  • 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, with the ability to remain flexible to meet internal and external needs.

Citizenship Requirements:

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

  • Tuition assistance

  • Employee assistance programs

  • Employee stock purchase program with employer match

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.