DRS Technologies Inc. Accountant I - General Accounting in West Plains, Missouri

Leonardo DRS

Leonardo DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo SpA which employs more than 45,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website atwww.leonardodrs.com.

DRS Sustainment Systems Inc.

DRS Sustainment Systems, Inc. (DRS-SSI) is a Leonardo DRS Line of Business (LOB) headquartered in St. Louis, MO. It is a full service supplier of diversified defense systems, products and support for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and other international defense customers. From conceptual design through manufacturing to integrated logistics support, DRS-SSI has a more than 50-year tradition of providing quality systems and products while meeting customer’s demands for innovation, efficiency and quality. The business unit also includes a 100-acre heavy equipment manufacturing facility in West Plains, MO. The performance of DRS-SSI’s St. Louis operation has been recognized by the Government and industrial customers with numerous awards including: Preferred Supplier Certification, Medallion of Service Award, Intelligence and Electronic Warfare Certification of Recognition, and Blue Ribbon Awards.

Job Location– West Plains, MO

Position Summary

DRS Sustainment Systems is seeking a Full Time Accountant I – General Accounting. This candidate will perform a variety of administrative accounting tasks in support of projects/programs within the department, which may include preparing ledgers and budgets, analyzing data and preparing reports, tracking cost data for contracts, monitoring unbilled receivables, reconciling accounts, and supporting payroll.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs a variety of administrative accounting tasks in support of projects/programs within the department, which may include preparing ledgers and budgets, analyzing data and preparing reports, tracking cost data for contracts, monitoring unbilled receivables, reconciling accounts, and supporting payroll

  • May participate in team efforts to improve functioning of the department

  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization

  • Apply principles of accounting to monitor and analyze financial information, and prepare specialized reports

  • Balance books and prepares accounting statements (i.e., profit/loss, income, cash flow, etc.) and schedules

  • Record assets and liabilities and other financial transactions

  • Maintain records of disbursements and expenses

  • Review accounts and report for accuracy

  • May contribute to the design or modification of accounting systems

  • Contribute to improving processes and procedures that accurately capture, track and report on financial transactions

  • Ensure adherence to and communication of accounting policies and procedures

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting plus up to 2 years of experience (or equivalent combination of education/training and experience)

Leonardo DRS is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. #LSY