Calspan Corporation

Senior Accountant

Job Locations US-MN-St. Paul | US-NY-Buffalo
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The world’s greatest innovators rely on Calspan, as evidenced by our track record of successfully providing high-quality independent engineering design, test, and research services for more than 70 years. We are proud to offer innovators a wide array of engineering services to support their game-changing innovations.  We are looking for a motivated Senior Accountant to join our team! This individual will be responsible for a variety of internal/external reporting, reconciliation, analysis and transactional accounting tasks; applying accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information.


  • Perform Balance Sheet account reconciliations, account analysis, accrual calculations, and other related accounting documents/schedules. Review and post Accounts Payable & PO Vouchers, maintain Daily Treasury reports & monthly reconciliation of physical inventory  as well as perform special projects to improve process efficiency and performance.
  • Ensure financial records and master data are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures, specifically direct projects, indirect projects, organizations, general ledger accounts, vendors and customers. Prepare complete and accurate entries to subledgers as required on a daily, monthly and annual basis such as adjusting journal entries, recurring entries, cash receipts and recording the cost of newly-acquired fixed assets (both tangible and intangible), tracking existing fixed assets, recording depreciation, and accounting for the disposition of fixed assets.
  • Provide financial support for financial reporting and analysis.  Assist with testing and receive final approval for system reports required for management, financial reporting and general ledger reconciliations. Maintain process and procedure documentation for finance.
  • Ensure accurate and timely subperiod, monthly and year end close as well as timely completion of assigned year-end audit engagement schedules.


Preferred Education / Experience:

  • Bachelors in related discipline
  • 7+ years in related discipline or;
  • A combination of education and experience equivalent to above

Preferred Knowledge / Ability:

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office; advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Understanding of accounting processes, procedure and internal controls
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to succeed in a team environment
  • Customer Service oriented
  • Ability to adapt quickly and learn new tasks independently
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational, research and analytical skills.
  • Strong initiative and ability to manage multiple projects as well as strong follow through skills.
  • Experience working in an ERP environment

Benefits Package: Our goal is to provide Calspan employees and their families with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. Our benefits include: Health Insurance, Health Savings Accounts, Flexible Spending Accounts, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance/Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Short-Term/Long-Term Disability, 401(k) company match on first 4%, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Hospital Indemnity Insurance, Universal Life Insurance Policy, Paid-Time Off, Company-paid Holidays, Bereavement Leave, Jury Duty, Military Leave, Employee Assistance Program and Educational Assistance Reimbursement.


Calspan is an equal opportunity 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. Calspan supports safe and drug free workplace through pre-employment background checks and drug testing.


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