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Manager, Accounting

Location
East Syracuse, New York, United States of America
Closing date
31 October 2022
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Job Description:

Saab, Inc. in Syracuse, NY is currently seeking an Accounting Manager to join the team.  This position will report directly to the Director of Accounting and play a strategic role in overseeing many key accounting functions.

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

  • Directly manage and lead a team of accounting personnel focusing on staffing, performance management, and career development.

  • Provide accounting guidance over transactional areas of accounting, accounts payable and accounts receivable.

  • Manage timely and accurate processing of supplier payments and customer billings.

  • Lead monthly and year end close activities for assigned transactional areas.

  • Oversee year end supplier tax reporting.

  • Support a variety of financial and compliance-based audits.

  • Develop standardized polices and lead core business process improvements.

  • Perform ad hoc analysis and projects as requested.

  • Support upcoming ERP implementation project.

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance

  • CPA or MBA preferred

  • 10+ years accounting experience including supervisory experience.

  • Strong leadership experience able to lead a small team with responsibility for execution, accuracy, and results.

  • Familiarity with Oracle ERP systems (or other ERP systems) with the ability to extract, organize and maintain accurate databases.

  • Experience with ERP systems implementation and project management.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.

  • Attention to detail and ability to work independently and in a team environment

  • Solid written and oral communication skills and analytical problem solving.

  • Sound business judgment, ability to discern Company priorities, and sense of urgency.

  • High level of enthusiasm, adaptable, and intuitive while managing internal and external needs.

  • Knowledge of government Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) a plus

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).

Benefits:

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.