Accountant

    • Job Tracking ID: RTL:20-064
    • Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 11/16/2020
    • Years of Experience: 3+
    • Radford Job Code: 06102 Accountant
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Job Description

Kratos Space is a leader in assured aerospace communication solutions and services. We are cutting-edge innovators and creative problem solvers working collaboratively to solve our customers’ toughest challenges. Kratos is valued for our ability to design and deliver leading edge, resilient solutions for aerospace communication, control, awareness and mission success across a continuum of offerings—from commercial to tailored custom solutions and integrated programs. We bring both the capability and confidence that our customers value and depend on.

At Kratos, we encourage an entrepreneurial spirit balanced with fiscal and operational discipline. We work hard, we solve hard problems, and we look out for and take care of our customers, each other and our families. Protecting and enabling our customer’s communication systems through innovative aerospace solutions is what motivates us.  

The Accountant will be responsible for month end close activities to include journal entries, account reconciliation and financial reporting. The position will also assist with other general ledger functions. The qualified candidate will also be responsible for assisting Accounts Payable with data entry and administrative tasks as needed. The position will require some knowledge of the AP processes. Additional tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare journal entries for month-end closing

  • Prepare month end reconciliations for general ledger accounts and investigate and resolve variances as needed

  • Responsible for recording and preparing intercompany invoices and confirmation of balances between entities

  • Support financial reporting and reporting package submissions

  • Assist with month-end inventory journal entries and account reconciliations

  • Support fixed asset additions, disposals, depreciation and physical counts

  • Assist accounting team in daily work and month-end close

  • Assist with tax schedules and support to corporate tax team as needed

  • Contribute to the implementation/conversion of the accounting system

  • This role calls for a well-rounded performer who thrives in a fast-paced, demanding environment

  • Ability to effectively interact with members of the accounting team, operational teams, sales and executive management as necessary.

  • Other duties within the accounting team as necessary

  • Process Expense Reports
    • Travel Expenses

    • Business Meals & Misc. Expenses

    • Gather appropriate approvals

  • Enter AP Invoices

  • Gather documents/data in preparation for audits.

  • Weekly check run.
    • Pull appropriate backup

    • Stuff and mail envelopes

    • Scan invoices for additional approvals

  • Scan and save invoices/expenses to appropriate folders

Experience and Skills

Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree

  • 3+ years of accounting experience

Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of FX and foreign transactions

  • Self-starter who can multi-task and work with minimal supervision

  • Must be a team player

  • Proficient in MS Office Suite with emphasis on Microsoft Excel

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance is required.

Kratos offers challenging work, an excellent environment, & great benefits! Kratos is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer that recognizes the importance of diversity. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment and strongly encourage minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Please, no phone calls, agencies or recruiters.