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Staff Accountant

Company: Curtiss-Wright
Location: Brea
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

The Opportunity
Join the WRIGHT Team!
Enertech, a business unit of Curtiss-Wright, is a global leader in providing valves, actuators, snubbers, pipe restraints, instrumentation, diagnostics and test equipment to the Nuclear Power Industry. Our employees are highly motivated, self-starters and able to work in a fast-paced team environment where critical and tight deadlines are common, and Customer Satisfaction is our foremost mission. https://www.cwnuclear.com/brands/enertech/default.aspx
Curtiss-Wright invests in the development, recruitment, and retention of critical skills as part of its model for business success. We offer a competitive wage, a comprehensive benefits package including medical and prescription drug coverage, dental benefits, life and disability insurance, 401k retirement, tuition reimbursement, and paid vacation/holidays.
The Opportunity: Staff Accountant
The Staff Accountant will be required to have a working knowledge of Financial Statements and how they are inter-connected to assist in the Budgeting and Forecasting process of the organization. This position will perform monthly Journal Entries, Account Analyses and Accruals. Past knowledge operating within a larger Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system (not Quickbooks) like Infor, Oracle, etc. would be beneficial to the position.
Knowledge of Accounts Payables and Accounts Receivables is also desirable, as the Staff Accountant may be responsible for aging analyses and troubleshooting, generating check requests and payments for vendors, invoicing customers, generating credit memos, and applying payments from customers.
The Staff Accountant will also assist with internal and external audits, and will work closely on the bi-annual Sarbanes-Oxley control testing audits.
Location: Brea, CA
Salary Range:
$54,700- $78,900
Please note that the salary range information provided is a general guideline only, reflecting a position based in California. Criteria such as the candidate's qualifications and relevant experience, the scope of the specific position, as well as market and business considerations will be evaluated when extending an offer.
Your Challenge:

  • Maintain and update accounting records and files

  • Analyze budgets and forecasts

  • Assist in the review and analysis of expense reports

  • Examine local tax policies and handle tax payments and returns

  • Post transactions and categorize records in the general ledger (e.g. by assets, liabilities and expenses)

  • Reconcile specific credit and/or bank statements

  • Analyze transactions with internal and external stakeholders, which may include commissions and royalties

  • Assist in month, quarter, and year-end closures

  • Prepare documents for internal and external audits, including bi-annual Sarbanes Oxley requirements

  • Advise customers or vendors on financial issues via email or phone

  • Apply new accounting policies and ensure compliance with rules and regulations

  • Report to the Unit Controller and work to improve financial processes

    Your Expertise:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance

    • 1-5 Years Accounting or Finance experience working in a similar industry

    • Excellent use of Microsoft Office Excel, Word, and Outlook

    • Experience working within an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System

    • Strong math skills

    • Attention to detail

    • Strong organizational and communication skills

    • Confidentiality and integrity

      Compliance Statement
      This position may require exposure to export-controlled information and subject to additional security screening. In the event information provided during the security screening reveals ineligibility to access export-controlled information, any offer of employment may be reconsidered or withdrawn.
      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 (TA_COE@curtisswright.com) and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.
      Join the WRIGHT Team!
      Over 90 years of growth, Curtiss-Wright is an integrated, market-facing global diversified industrial company and remains a technology leader through this legacy of innovation. Through three well-balanced segments - Aerospace & Industrial, Defense Electronics and Naval & Power, we remain focused on advanced technologies for high performance platforms and critical applications. Diversity, commitment to excellence and dedication to the spirit of pioneering innovation continue to drive the employees of Curtiss-Wright.
      Our Values
      What makes a world-class organization? It all begins with core values that provide a strong foundation for success. Simple in theory, the values of Curtiss-Wright are reflected in every aspect of our operations. To our employees, these are more than words on a wall - we all take these values to heart in our relationships with our customers and each other.
      We lead based on vision and strategic direction, empowering employees to reach goals through thoughtful and decisive action.
      Customer Focus
      We are committed to achieving total quality by meeting our customers' expectations and delivering products and services in a timely fashion.
      Teamwork & Trust
      Working in a spirit of trust and collaboration, we actively encourage employees to contribute their ideas and innovations to keep our company moving forward.
      Respect for People
      We believe that people are our most valuable asset and will always do the right thing in our dealings and interactions with all employees.
      We will act with the highest integrity in all of our business relationships and strategic partnerships.
      What We Offer Our Employees:
      Opportunity: As part of the Curtiss-Wright team, you have the opportunity each day to transform the way customers do business, as well as transform your career. Our entrepreneurial environment provides you with excellent experiences that enable you to develop your skills through stretch assignments and the opportunity to work with the best talent in the industry. You will have the opportunity to contribute from day one!
      Challenging Work: The work we do here is not only challenging, but it is meaningful to our customers, our employees and the communities in which they live and work. You are given the chance to work on some of the most advanced technology projects in the world. Now that something to be proud of!
      Collaborative Environment: The teamwork among our exceptionally talented people enables us to deliver some of the most advanced solutions to our customers.

Keywords: Curtiss-Wright, Fullerton , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Brea, California

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