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Senior Accountant

Curtiss Wright Bethlehem Full-Time
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The Opportunity | Senior Accountant

You will be reporting to the Accounting Manager. The Senior Accountant maintains and controls the General Ledger accounts and business transactions at EPD. This position also serves as a mentor and back-up to Accounts Receivable so experience in this area is desired.

Location: Bethlehem, PA (greater Philadelphia area)

The Challenge:

  • Assists the Accounting Manager with daily, monthly, quarterly and year-end operations of the Accounting Department to ensure accurate financial reporting.
  • Prepares and enters recurring and non-recurring journal entries on a monthly basis.
  • Responsible for the month-end close, generating financial statements and uploading results to the corporate site for consolidation.
  • Performs month-end accounting activities such as account reconciliations and variance analysis.
  • Responsible for inter-company accounting in line with corporate policies.
  • Performs bi-annual SOX testing.
  • Supports internal and external audits.
  • Performs a physical inventory of WIP each quarter.
  • Performs a labor floor check each quarter.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Your Expertise:

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting.
  • 2-5 years of General Accounting and Accounts Receivable experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with strong Excel skills, including the ability to work with pivot tables.
  • Good problem solving skills and the ability to analyze transactions.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize workload in order to meet monthly, quarterly and year end deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with the ability to clearly communicate will all levels of staff at EPD.
  • Oracle or similar ERP System is a plus.
  • Must be US citizen and be able to obtain and maintain DOD security clearance.

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.

Recommended skills

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Accounts Receivable
Financial Statements
General Ledger
Analysis Of Variance
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Curtiss-Wright (NYSE: CW) has a long history with its roots dating back to the Wright brothers' first flight in 1903. We have continued on the path innovation and advanced engineering, and have applied that expertise to a number of critical applications in high performance markets. Our success has resulted in a world-renowned reputation for performance, long-standing customer relationships and significant growth and profitability in the markets in which we compete.

Today, we are a diversified, multinational provider of highly engineered, technologically advanced products and services. We operate through three segments, Motion Control, Flow Control and Metal Treatment, which provide essential components to several of the largest, most vital industries in the world, including defense, commercial aerospace and energy. We have been a publicly traded company for more than 75 years and our highly engineered, innovative products are world-renowned for their advanced technology and unsurpassed reliability.

We have achieved balanced growth through the successful application of our core competencies in engineering and precision manufacturing, adapting these competencies to new markets through internal product development and a disciplined program of strategic acquisitions. Our overall strategy is to be a globally competitive company with established market leadership in profitable, niche markets.

In 2014 we transitioned to a new segment structure under the "One Curtiss-Wright" vision, realigning our business to an integrated, market-facing global diversified industrial company. The result is a more strategically aligned Curtiss-Wright that is now comprised of Commercial/Industrial, Defense and Energy segments. We continually focus on maintaining solid relationships with our customers, building on our competitive positions and creating market leadership through our technology investment. In this new structure, we will better utilize our scale while also providing for enhanced customer interaction. These strategies will continue to support our growth and generate margin expansion opportunities.

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