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Cost Accountant

Location: 

High Ridge, MO, US, 63049

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 S.p.A. which employs more than 45,000 people worldwide.  We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance.  Leonardo DRS is committed to being an employer of choice of a highly qualified, diverse, effective and productive workforce.

 

Company Overview

 

DRS Marlo Coil manufactures robust heat transfer, refrigeration, and air handling equipment for industrial, commercial, utility and marine markets.  Our custom engineered heat transfer solutions are used in a variety of configurations to cool, heat, and dehumidify air streams for process and building comfort.  We pride ourselves on having equipment on most surface combatant ships and submarines in the U.S. Navy fleet.  Additionally, DRS Marlo Coil is positioned for significant growth in the Industrial/Commercial markets.

For more information on Leonardo DRS, please visit www.leonardodrs.com, and for more information on our Commercial/Industrial business, please visit: www.marlocoil.com.

 

Job Location:  High Ridge, MO

Job Summary

The Cost Accountant's primary role will be to analyze, plan and understand the company's financial position, support and provide baseline planning, actual cost verifications, preparation of Estimates at Completion (EAC), variance analysis, manpower projections, revenue and profit forecasting.  Additionally, you will provide general support to the Program Manager/Program Team with business and financial analysis, and, financial reports for Site Management.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide support of the Financial & Program Analysis management functions to the department
  • Understand the Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and the Strategic Guide Plan process and help prepare program bookings, revenue, operating profit, investment and cash flow data
  • Understand how job costs are collected and billed on all contract types
  • Establish, develop and maintain effective business relationships with internal and external customers
  • Conduct difficult analytical studies, monitor trends and be able to accurately interpret the results
  • Support of government compliance and audit activities
  • Understand Standards of Conduct to include:  Conflicts of Interests; Improper Practices; Liability and Fraud
  • Understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and a working knowledge of Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and IFRS
  • Program & Finance:  Basis of Estimate (BOE) preparation; Budget preparation, reporting and management; Cost & Variance Analysis; Estimate at Completion (EAC); Audit preparation and Program Review preparation
  • Supports, communicates, reinforces and defends the mission, values and culture of the organization

Job Responsibilities Part II

  • Maximize IT utilization through electronic commerce and ERP implementation
  • General Business Operations Knowledge to include:  Management principles; Business Development; HR; Operations; Finance; Accounting; Economics; and Information Technology
  • Ability to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting and at least 2 years of progressive cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred
  • MA, MS and/or Professional Certification is highly desirable
  • Working knowledge of the FAR, DFAR, CAS & SOX a plus
  • Understand financial analysis principles and have financial analysis skills
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office Suite, MS Project, Visio, Oracle, Pro Pricer)

In compliance with Executive Order 14042 and the Company’s desire to protect the safety and health of our employees, customers, and communities, effective October 1, 2021, as a condition of employment the Company requires all newly hired US employees be fully vaccinated.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Our Mission

To build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.

Our Vision

To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.

Our Values

Our employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish through:

INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

QUALITY. We set high standards of performance, and consistently deliver excellent products and services.

CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

DIVERSITY. We embrace different points of view, and continually foster an environment that enable all participants to contribute to their full potential.

INNOVATION.  At Leonardo DRS, innovation is in our DNA. We have built this company through the innovative ideas of our employees and continue to foster an environment that rewards new ideas to help our government and military customers save lives, solve critical problems and modernize to ensure mission success for years to come.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed 
to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.  We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. 

For additional information on  Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com


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