Rapiscan Systems is an industry leader in detection technology, providing cargo and vehicle inspection systems and services for ports, borders, military, high-threat facilities, and checkpoints to help customers combat terrorism, drug smuggling, illegal immigration, and trade fraud. We offer a broad array of scanning system configurations that leverage low-, medium-, and high-energy X-ray technology—or multiple X-ray technologies—to address each customer’s unique security application requirements. Our commitment to excellence in imaging performance, innovative design, and uncompromising quality ensures our solutions consistently deliver best-in-class imaging, high reliability, and operator satisfaction, to help customers find threats and contraband with ease and confidence.
Rapiscan Systems seeks an accounting professional to serve in the position of Accountant, reporting to the Controller, North America Detection Products. The position is located in Torrance CA and covers the Torrance, CA and Longmont, CO manufacturing facilities.
The Accountant will possess accounting experience and outstanding reconciliation and analysis skills. The Accountant is a key contributor to the monthly close process, handling a variety of responsibilities in a fast-paced environment. It will be critical to this individual’s success that he/she be a versatile team member with the ability to reconcile and analyze complex accounts in an expeditious manner.
Key team player in the monthly closing process and balance sheet review process. Participates in analyzing financial results.
Manages the cost accounting function, project accounting, including estimates to complete, monitors inventories; works with Operations to minimize inventory levels and manages one direct report.
Reviews and document complex sales contracts to ensure revenue recognition compliance with GAAP.
Responsible for the analysis of monthly product line financial statements with a focus on gross margin accuracy and overhead expense trends.
Participates in all financial and internal control compliance audits to ensure a strong SOX-compliant control environment.
Will ensure timely completion of work and meet monthly reporting deadlines by overseeing priorities and schedules.
Ensures effective use of Navision Dynamics ERP system, participates in the ERP upgrade to Navision AX
Uphold the company’s core values of Integrity, Innovation, Accountability, and Teamwork
Demonstrate behavior consistent with the company’s Code of Ethics and Conduct
It is the responsibility of every employee to report to their manager or a member of senior management any quality problems or defects in order for corrective action to be implemented and to avoid recurrence of the problem
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred.
Manufacturing Company work experience required.
Strong accounting background, including inventory management in an actual cost environment, project accounting and thorough knowledge of revenue recognition principles,
Ability to multi task and perform against challenging deadlines,
Strong communication skills,
Outstanding reconciliation and analytical skills,
Strong Excel user with a high level of proficiency in other MS Office products required
Reputation for personal and professional integrity and honesty.
Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from supervisors to accomplish objectives.