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Business Unit Collins Aerospace Req ID 01354022 Date posted 09/13/2019 City Cedar Rapids State/Province Iowa Country/Region United States

Date Posted:

2019-09-12-07:00

Country:

United States of America

Location:

HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies– Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.


When you join our finance team, you’re joining a team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond. Our team supports 70,000 employees across the U.S. and around the globe.  As a United Technologies Corp. subsidiary, we operate with our own business reporting structure, financial dashboards and earnings metrics. This reporting relationship allows finance team members to implement innovative tools for the aerospace market in a stand-alone business environment. At Collins Aerospace, you’ll be not only be advancing your career, you’ll be leaving your mark on the future of advanced technologies.When you join our finance team, you’re joining a team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond. Our team supports 70,000 employees across the U.S. and around the globe.  As a United Technologies Corp. subsidiary, we operate with our own business reporting structure, financial dashboards and earnings metrics. This reporting relationship allows finance team members to implement innovative tools for the aerospace market in a stand-alone business environment. At Collins Aerospace, you’ll be not only be advancing your career, you’ll be leaving your mark on the future of advanced technologies.

Role Overview

As a Specialist, Accounting and Controllership within the General Accounting General Ledger team, this project-based role requires strategic thinking, strong analytical skills, and communications skills to develop new processes and procedures to support a variety of projects.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate implementation of new accounting standards  (e.g., ASC 842 - Leases)
  • Perform the accounting and control activities associated with inter-company loans and holding companies. 
  • Routinely work in multiple accounting and consolidation systems including SAP, JD Edwards, and Hyperion. 
  • Perform the accounting associated with the monthly UTC Treasury Netting Cycle. 
  • Facilitate SAP go-lives for heritage B/E Aerospace companies currently on JD Edwards, including testing and implementation. 

A successful candidate will demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  •          Strong analytical skills
  •          Strong interpersonal and team work
  •          Project management
  •          Strong organizational and time management
  •          Communication both oral and written

Basic Qualifications:

  •          Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance, or other appropriate discipline
  •          General Understanding of Collins Aerospace Accounting processes
  •          Proficient in Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications:

  •          SAP and HFM Experience
  •          CPA or MBA


At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.
Some of our competitive benefits package includes:
• Medical, dental, and vision insurance
• Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
• Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution
• Tuition reimbursement
• Life insurance and disability coverage
• And more

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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