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Accounting Specialist

Company: Ducommun
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Accounting Specialist
Perform routine accounting activities related to Payroll, Accounts Receivable, Invoicing, Fixed Assets, Weekly Reporting, Month End Close Activities, Accounts Payable, various accounting reporting and record keeping
Who are we?
Founded in 1849, Ducommun is the oldest company in California. Starting as a hardware supply store during the California Gold Rush and eventually assisted in the birth of the aerospace industry in Southern California by providing aircraft aluminum to early aerospace pioneers like Lindbergh, Douglas and Lockheed.
Today Ducommun is a global provider of innovative manufacturing solutions for customers in the aerospace, defense and industrial markets. We specialize in electronic and structural systems, producing complex products and components for commercial aircraft platforms, mission-critical military and space programs, and sophisticated industrial applications.
Why Ducommun?
+ Excellent company culture as recognized by Newsweeks Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces
+ Clean and climate controlled working environment
+ Opportunity for career growth
+ Great benefits including paid vacation and sick time, 401K match, Employee Stock Purchase Program, annual bonus plan, and tuition reimbursement
Job Summary
+ Process customer invoices and maintain A/R by working closely with Corporate A/R, Program Managers and Customer A/P to ensure timely resolution and collection of outstanding A/R.
+ Assist with cash allocations.
+ Maintains A/R Aging and runs weekly reports.
+ Maintains invoice logs.
+ Communicates issues, trends and collection of cash advances.
+ Performs fixed asset audit and tagging of assets.
+ Backup and support Accounts Payable.
+ Assist with PWC, SOX, Internal Audit requests and performs other duties as assigned to support the department.
+ Timely check and validation of employee hours from putty to Kronos, assists supervisors with issues, runs payroll reports.
+ Maintain files for labor hours.
+ Run weekly reports.
+ Month end Closing responsibilities include creating and keying journal entries.
+ Reconcile various general ledger accounts with supporting details.
+ Maintain department month end close records and obtaining required sign offs.
+ Create and maintain work instructions, as needed.
+ Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.
+ Responsible for maintaining a proactive safety environment in ones work area.
Required Skills and Qualifications
+ Organization skills, with emphasis on attention to detail.
+ Critical thinking skills and good decision making thought processes.
+ Strong written, verbal, and presentation skills including the ability to articulate complex ideas in a simple manner.
+ Ability to effectively and professionally communicate at all levels within the organization and with business partners.
+ Familiarity with accounting terms and principles.
+ Proficient with time and attendance system or ability to learn.
+ Ability to meet established deadlines.
+ Ability to work independently and also in team environment.
+ Problem solving skills.
+ Computer literate in all Microsoft and Outlook programs. Prefer advanced skills in Excel.
+ Ability to learn and navigate software programs, run reports and maintain accurate records.
+ Ability to multitask and manage multiple priorities timely and efficiently within a rapidly changing environment.
+ Ability to work overtime and/or weekends, as needed.
Required Experience and Education
+ High School diploma required; 2 yr. or 4 yr. college or business administration degree preferred, but not required.
+ 1 year of accounting or administrative experience required; 2 4 years of progressive accounting or administrative experience preferred.
Licenses, Certifications, etc.:
+ None
Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled
403 LaBarge Avenue
Huntsville, Arkansas, 72740
United States

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