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Accountant Associate

Apply Now Job ID: 507098BR Date posted: Oct. 28, 2019 City: LakelandState: Florida
Description:Global Financial Services Cash Management Solutions is responsible for providing Billing and Collections (B&C) services to various Lockheed Martin business area/unit partners.

This entry level position is primarily responsible for providing successful billing support for the Lockheed Martin Space and Enterprise Operations group with additional support in other areas as needed. Position will be responsible for, but not limited to the following:
-accurate and timely internal and external customer billing support for assigned contracts
-completion of invoice and account reconciliations as required
-independently analyze and identify billing opportunities
-create, review and approve invoices (including self audit checklists)
-create accounting documents and appropriately transmit invoices
-assist with collection and cash application activities as needed
-review system enhancements and make recommendations

Additional responsibilities and special projects will be assigned as needed to support the organization. This is a fast paced, challenging position where the candidate must be a high performer and quick learner. The candidate must be able and willing to support and meet tight deadlines on a continuous basis while staying focused on internal (billing team) and external (Business area/site, FAR, etc.) policies and procedures. Work is cyclical and follows a billing schedule, but also has a dynamic component that requires analytical, customer service and strong organizational skills.  An ability to work effectively both independently and in a supportive, diverse team environment is expected. The employee will be expected to master various systems and processes while providing excellent customer service and maintaining frequent contact with business partners. The candidate will also be expected to maintain required financial controls and to support audits as necessary.

This position is based in Lakeland, FL. Lakeland is the 18th fastest growing city in the US per Forbes; conveniently located near several universities and colleges throughout central Florida; within an hour drive of the beautiful beaches of Florida's gulf coast, attractions such as Disney and Universal Studios in Orlando, and Busch Gardens theme park in Tampa.
Basic Qualifications:
- Accounting, Finance, Economics or related degree
- Effective analytical skills demonstrated through related experience
- Ability to multi-task
- Effective Microsoft Office skills including Excel
- Experience / knowledge of accounting entries and related impacts
Desired Skills:
- Experience with SAP
- Experience with billing and/or collections
- Proven analytical skills through related work experience
- Exceptional teamwork attitude
- Exceptional customer service
- Quick and proactive learner with aptitude for various systems and processes
- Accountability and professionalism
- Experience with automation software
- Advanced Excel skills
- Knowledge of Power Query
- Independent and proactive worker
- Strong organizational skills
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Experience Level: 4 yr and up College Business Unit: ENTERPRISE BUSINESS SERVICES Relocation Available: No Career Area: Finance Clearance Level: None Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Work Schedule: FLEX9x80B-Friday off in 1st week with Flex hrs/day Shift: First Apply Now

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