Financial Analyst

2018-08-15
Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Midland
Canada

Overview
Reporting to the Accounting Supervisor and part of the Raytheon ELCAN Controllers Office, this position is an excellent career-building opportunity for a self-motivated, versatile and energetic team player. The role offers the opportunity to contribute across a broad set of accounting processes, including foreign currency exposure management, internal controls monitoring, invoicing of costs to internal trading partners, and accounts payable support. The Accounting division is a small team that oversees all Raytheon ELCAN financial reporting, including month-end close, revenue recognition, and inter-company reconciliation processes. The selected team member will develop a well-rounded understanding of Raytheon ELCAN accounting structure and systems. Working within a highly experienced team, the ideal candidate will develop the foundation to progress quickly in the Accounting team, with preference given to candidates with a desire to obtain a CPA designation. The experience gained in this position will provide a foundation for continued broadening of financial experience at Raytheon.

Job Description
The Financial Analyst role will provide a unique opportunity to gain exposure to accounting tools, systems and processes as well as to develop networks with program business, FP&A, and leadership. General responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support monthly close process; Preparing journal entries, month-end reports and presenting to the General Accounting Supervisor and Controller
  • Assist with internal and external audit requests as well as support of internal controls
  • Preparing and posting journal entries
  • Completing monthly account reconciliations
  • Perform compliance checks on various business processes
  • Foreign Currency Hedging for sales and purchasing contracts
  • Prepare monthly invoicing for costs incurred on Raytheon projects
  • Assist with expense report approvals

Required Skills
  • Strong EXCEL skills, e.g. lookup references / pivots, advanced logic formulas, etc.
  • Microsoft Word and PowerPoint software applications knowledge
  • Effective working independently or collaboratively as a team player
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, comfortable presenting to small groups
  • Ambitious and possessing leadership traits

Desired Skills
  • Basic knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • University concentration or focus in Accounting
  • Desire to obtain CPA

Required Education
  • University or College degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or business related field

We offer a competitive compensation package inclusive of incentive program and company pension plan.

We are an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005), Raytheon ELCAN Optical Technologies will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If you require disability ? related accommodations, please contact Haley Sims at 705-526-5401 ext. 574 or by email at
. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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