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Staff Accountant -

Requisition ID

109001 USA-Massachusetts-Tewksbury


Staff Accountant Tewksbury, MA


As part of the greater L3 global enterprise, the work you do will be creating the future and will truly have an impact on helping make the world a safer place to live. Your self-motivation will drive results and accountability within our organization and create a lasting impression. We work as a collaborative team to create solutions through problem solving and strategy while remaining focused on our mission to protect and promote the L3 brand and evolving our success.

As a Staff Accountant you will be a key contributor to our financial reporting and internal control processes within our Security and Detection Systems (SDS) division, which is part of Commercial Aviation Solutions (CAS) sector . You will analyze transactions in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), prepare journal entries and reconcile balance sheet accounts in support of the financial reporting process. You will also prepare ad hoc analysis and undertake project based assignments at the request of management. To be successful in this role you will be a highly analytical self-starter and collaborative problem solver who is accustomed to the cadence of deadline driven public company.

You will demonstrate success by:
  • Supporting the attainment of monthly, quarterly and annual financial closing and reporting deadlines.
  • Ensuring compliance with US GAAP and with corporate policies.
  • Assisting with the preparation of internal reporting and analysis as needed and potentially filings.
  • Preparing and/or assisting with management reports.
  • Meeting all corporate policies and complying with internal SOX control objectives.
  • Developing continuous improvement efforts to ensure optimization.
  • Assessing and ensuring the proper execution of financial controls.
  • Demonstrating a strong desire for increased responsibility and professional growth.
  • Providing relevant reporting and analysis to multiple stakeholders.
  • Our Values are an integral part of who we are. We seek candidates who share our values:

  • Model Integrity in all we do
  • Want to build a culture of Excellence
  • Drive Accountability and will treat the business as their own
  • Bring Respect to all by demonstrating impeccable character
  • Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:
  • Accounting degree
  • Public accounting and/or internal audit experience
  • 3 5 years related experience
  • Desired Qualifications:
  • CPA certification
  • Experience within a public company working in-house
  • Knowledgeable in SOX compliance
  • About L3:

    L3 Security and Detection Systems (SDS) creates and innovates products used in advanced personnel, air cargo, aviation checkpoint, checked baggage, and critical infrastructure screening, as well as cargo and border security applications. SDS offers its products through a sales and distribution network in the United States and Internationally. The company was incorporated in 1989 and is headquartered in Tewksbury, Massachusetts with additional offices in the United Kingdom, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates, China, and Australia.

    The successful candidate will be based in the Electronic Systems business unit, in the Tewksbury MA area. A competitive market-based compensation package, commensurate with the responsibilities and experience requirements will be provided. If you are excited about Saving Lives and Making the World A Safer Place to Live, Sharing our Values and Exceeding our Leadership Excellence Expectations, please introduce yourself by sending your resume to:

    L3 Technologies, Inc. is proud to be an Affirmative Action/

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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