Skip Navigation
Search Careers

Senior Accountant

Apply Now
Business Unit Collins Aerospace Req ID 01416010 Date posted 12/04/2020 City Chula Vista State/Province California Country/Region United States

Date Posted:



United States of America


HCA21: Aerostructures - Chula Vista 850 Lagoon Blvd, Chula Vista, CA, 91910 USA

Collins Aerospace is looking for an Senior Accountant who will be heavily involved in the month end close and reporting process as well as the subsequent analysis of financial information reported. You will need to have financial analysis, revenue recognition, project accounting and general knowledge of technical accounting topics. In addition to the technical expertise, you will need to work independently, be a self-starter who displays strong personal leadership, critical thinking, business acumen and the ability to effectively communicate (verbally and orally) at various levels.

Position is currently remote, when circumstances permit position will be onsite

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for monthly accruals and recording of month-end journal entries.
  • Executes and provides analysis for various accounting processes such as revenue recognition, contract assets, deferred revenue, accrued liabilities, backlog reporting and/or other areas as assigned.
  • Supports the month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing process and ensures timely completion and accuracy.
  • Investigates unusual or complex accounting topics and adjustments.
  • Analyzes financial results across multiple legal entities with multiple currencies and leads accounting reviews with subsidiaries.
  • Partners with key contacts at various levels of the organization.
  • Prepares balance sheet account reconciliations and performs research on adjustments.
  • Performs consolidated balance sheet analysis and fluctuation analysis for quarterly accounting reviews with the Controller’s office.
  • Participates in process improvements, reporting enhancements and special projects as needed.
  • Manages and analyzes activities in accordance with accounting principles and standards to control financial resources and compliance with company policies.
  • Develops and documents standard work procedures.
  • Supports internal and external audits for process compliance and timely completion.

Basic Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or equivalent discipline and 5 years of relevant experience OR
  • Advance degree and 3 years of relevant experience OR
  • In absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required


  • Strong understanding of General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills and works with urgency to meet deadlines
  • Able to manage multiple projects & deliverables simultaneously.
  • Able to effectively respond to and interact with multiple levels of the organization and with staff at remote locations
  • Able to communicate and make presentations to senior level leadership
  • MS Office experience, Excel: look ups, pivot tables, PowerPoint-create presentations
  • Experience with ERP systems
  • Able to travel up to 5% of the time domestically and internationally (when current environment permits)
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Preferred Qualifications

  • CPA or Master's in Accountancy/Business
  • SAP and / or HFM experience
  • Financial modeling

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Collins Aerospace’s Aerostructures business is a world leader in the design, manufacture, integration and support of nacelles -- the aerodynamic structures which house aircraft engines. Our nacelle technologies improve fuel efficiency, reduce engine noise and supply critical stopping power when an airplane lands. Today, our innovative nacelle systems are featured on many of the world’s newest and most game-changing commercial, regional and business jet platforms. And we’re not stopping there: we’re working hard to create the next generation of nacelles that are greener, quieter and more efficient. In addition, our Engineered Polymer Products division is a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced, high-performance composite and elastomeric structures and products for marine applications. Whether in the air or underwater, we’re pushing the limits of innovation. Want to join us on this important journey?

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


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, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal
  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning
  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions
  • Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You
  • Autism Benefit
  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Best Doctors, second opinion program
  • And more! 

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)
  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

Raytheon Technologies 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.

Privacy Policy and Terms:

Click on this link to read the Policy and Terms

Apply Now

Your Saved Jobs

  • You have not saved any jobs

Recently Viewed Jobs

  • You have not viewed any jobs.

Sign Up for Job Alerts

Get the latest career opportunities as soon as they become available.

Interested InEnter category and/or location, then click ADD.