Accounting Specialist - Huntsville, AL

Full-Time - Posted 91 days ago
Job Location:
Huntsville, AL


The Accounting Specialist position is a full-time exempt position. The individual is responsible for reviewing, organizing, and reconciling various accounting transactions and reconciling general ledger accounts in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), all applicable statutory, regulatory, policy and procedural requirements of Cummings Aerospace. The Accounting Specialist position will report to the Accounting Director.



  • Process AP transactions and perform account reconciliations in support of month-end and year-end close reporting
  • Review and process expense reports for accuracy and compliance with corporate guidelines
  • Process semi-monthly payroll including; performing general reconciliation, creating AP vouchers, and issuing direct deposit slips
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly payroll tax filings
  • Enter employee payroll data in Costpoint
  • Provide reports, schedules and other supporting documentation for internal and/or external audit preparation
  • Assist with year-end audit and internal audit review
  • Support the development and/or enhancement of corporate processes related to accounting and purchasing
  • Interface across the corporate operations functions including: Human Resources, Contracts, Security, and Operations on accounting related matters
  • Assisting with the implementation new internal controls to ensure compliance and enhance the workflow of the accounting department


Skills and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required
  • At least 7 years of accounting experience, preferably in DoD/ government accounting
  • Experience with payroll and payroll tax return processing for multiple states is required
  • In depth knowledge of government contracting, DCAA, FAR and FTR
  • Experience with DELTEK Costpoint highly desired
  • Demonstrated experience in general ledger, accounts payable, and payroll processing
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Must possess strong time management and planning skills and able to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects and assignments with minimal supervision
  • Must be a self-starter, highly motivated, and able to meet strict deadlines
  • Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project required


Huntsville, AL

Cummings Aerospace provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Cummings Aerospace complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Cummings Aerospace expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.