Senior Accountant

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-340822
    • Job Location: San Diego, CA
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 05/02/2022
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Radford Job Code: 06103
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Job Description

Kratos is looking for a senior level Accountant in the San Diego, CA area.

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:KTOS) develops and fields transformative, affordable technology, platforms, and systems for United States National Security related customers, allies, and commercial enterprises.

At Kratos, we encourage an entrepreneurial spirit balanced with discipline. We work hard, and take care of our customers, employees and families. Recognized as thought leaders in our industry, we are motivated by creating and delivering innovative solutions to our nation and global customers. We proactively build trusted relationships with our peers, partners and customers, and take ownership for our actions always striving to do the right thing.

Kratos offers medical, dental, vision, life, short and long term disability insurance, 401(k) savings plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), paid time off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and more.

The Senior Accountant will be responsible for every aspect of the Corporate accounting process and serve as the key contact and subject matter expert. Assists the Senior Manager of Financial Reporting and the Corporate Director of Financial Reporting and Accounting in various areas of accounting and financial reporting. Actively participates in monthly and quarterly close processes to ensure that they are completed accurately, timely, and in accordance with U.S. GAAP.

• Prepare corporate financial statements, supporting schedules and account reconciliations.
• Prepare various month end journal entries including cash and payroll journal entries and accruals.
• Reconcile intercompany accounts and work with divisional accounting teams to resolve reconciling items.
• Generate and distribute intercompany invoices.
• Perform daily cash reporting.
• Provide GL account coding to Accounts Payables for invoice processing.
• Maintain fixed assets and calculate depreciation expense.
• Prepare various monthly and quarterly accounting schedules and analyses.
• Complete quarterly and year-end audit and tax schedules.
• Support Corporate Department Managers with budget submissions and review of actual results.
• Consolidate various business unit data.
• Special projects as assigned.
• Comply with SOX internal controls.
• Other job duties as assigned

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

Experience and Skills

• Ability to manage complexities and analyze information to make informed decisions.
• Ability to work independently and prioritize responsibilities to meet deadlines.
• Ability to justify decisions verbally or on paper when reviewed.
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Ability to anticipate and/or proactively address issues.
• Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by company and government requirements.
• Communicate and interact effectively with peers, supervisors, and public, including maintaining respect for
others, and following company policies.
• Have a willingness and ability to learn and utilize company technology for company required purposes, including, for example training, reviewing and signing policies and procedures, benefits enrollment and
changes, and more.

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related major.
• Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in related field.

• Office and open cubical environment
• Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time
• Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, 10-key, phones)


Job Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PTO
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
Kratos Defense is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. EOE, Minorities, Females, Vet, Disabled, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity or any other protected class.
All qualified job seekers are encouraged to apply. Kratos Defense is committed to America's veterans by providing opportunities for them to continue contributing after service to our nation. We also work to provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.
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