Teledyne Technologies

  • Accountant

    Job Locations US-NE-Lincoln
    Requisition ID
    2016-2907
    Company Name
    Teledyne Technologies Incorporated
    Shift
    1st Shift - Day
    Citizenship/Visa Requirement
    US Citizen/Perm Resident/ Other US Person
  • Company Overview

    Teledyne Technologies Incorporated provides sophisticated electronic subsystems and instrumentation, including aerospace and defense electronics, digital imaging products and software, monitoring instrumentation for marine and environmental applications, harsh environment interconnect products, and subsystems for satellite communications, as well as engineered systems for defense, space, environmental and nuclear applications. We serve niche market segments where performance, precision and reliability are critical. Our customers include industrial manufacturers and energy, infrastructure and natural resources companies, as well as government agencies, airlines and aerospace contractors.

     

    Teledyne is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, protected Veteran Status, genetics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

     

    If you need assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please email  teledynerecruitment@teledyne.com or call (805)373-4545.  Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.  Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.

    Position Summary and Responsibilities

    This position is responsible for the general accounting function including preparing journal entries, maintaining balance sheet schedules and ledgers and account and bank reconciliations. Assisting with monthly closings and account analysis and supporting the senior accountant in carrying out the responsibilities of the accounting department. As a member of the Accounts Payable Shared Services area the individual would maintain accurate accounts payable records for all expenditures, by ensuring that all such vendors are paid accurately and on a timely basis.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

    •Assist in accurately collecting and analyzing data used in the preparation of periodic Company financial statements by reconciling selected general ledger account balances and preparing any adjusting entries that result
    •Assist with monthly closings and preparation of monthly financial statements
    •Reconcile and maintain balance sheet accounts
    •Prepare analysis of accounts as requested
    •Assist with year end closings
    •Administer accounts receivable and accounts payable
    •Ensure that all Company obligations are paid accurately and timely by processing all vendor invoices, check requests and expense reports are reviewed for mathematical accuracy, reasonableness and completeness and by matching all relevant paperwork before processing for payment
    •Assist in the maintenance of accounts payable records by reconciling vendor balances
    •Research and document any tax changes or other compliance requirements that impact the area such as: Sales & Use tax processes, Tax reporting for 1099s, state and federal withholding as applicable, etc.
    •Prepare tax computations and returns
    •Assist in preparing budgets and forecasts
    •Monitor, research and resolve inquiries that arise from internal customers, vendors, and banks in a timely and professional manner
    •Account/bank reconciliations
    •Assist with preparation and coordination of the audit process
    •Assist with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures
    •Handle sensitive information and process with discretion. Ensure that the documents are secured both physically and within the system using proper procedures to limit their access.
    •Complete the balancing of the Company Credit Card Program statements and load transactions into the system
    •Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
    •Accounting or Business degree and 3-5 years accounting experience. Strongly prefer accounting or business degree, but will consider candidates with a high school diploma AND extensive experience
    •In-depth knowledge of accounting theory and practice, including accounts payable processing and end to end life cycle transactions, and demonstrated ability to apply these principles

    LANGUAGE SKILLS
    •Strong interpersonal skills, able to demonstrate solid customer service skills and diplomacy
    •Strong oral and written communication abilities with all levels of management, employees, and customers, ability to communicate and explain information efficiently

    MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
    •Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
    •Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent

    REASONING ABILITY
    •Self-starter, demonstrates initiative
    •Ability to effectively manage pressure and meet deadlines
    •Strong organizational & time-management skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks
    •Ability to work with a team

    COMPUTER SKILLS
    •Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)
    •Experience using ERP systems (Microsoft Dynamics AX preferred)

    OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
    •Daily availability to include evenings and weekends when necessary to reach goals and deadlines

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an empoloyee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    •Frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; to hear; and to talk

    •Occassionally required to stand and walk or lift up to 10 pounds

    •Specific vision abilities include close vision and the ability to adjust focus

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