Plant Accountant

The Plant Accountant is responsible for the accounting operations of the Sensor Solutions division of Leonardo Electronics US.  Will be responsible for ensuring that all accounting activities comply with generally accepted accounting principles and company policies.

Location: Huntsville, AL

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  • Reconcile general ledger accounts
  • Verify financial data and create reports to enable proper analysis and accurate financial decision making
  • Create and executer policies and procedures for the accounting department.
  • Monitor and improve policies and procedures as needed.
  • Support monthly and year-end financial close to include journal entries, balance sheet account reconciliations, accruals, and overall maintenance of all operational management accounts
  • Oversee Cycle Count process and facilitate the improvement of policies and procedures related to cycle counts
  • Manage monthly financial reporting process
  • Perform weekly invoicing and support Accounts Receivable functions
  • Work with Accounts Payable for cost recognition and Purchase Order matching
  • Work closely with program finance to match revenue and cost



  • 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience
  • Experience with Deltek Costpoint
  • Experience with IBM Cognos
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Intermediate Excel skills (pivot tables & lookups)
  • Candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Advanced knowledge of accounting
  • Ability to work effectively across all levels of the organization
  • Advanced analytical, financial analysis and reporting skills
  • Team player who collaborates and offers solutions

[NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.]