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Raytheon Technologies Technical Accounting / Internal Controls- Remote in Tucson, Arizona

Job Summary:

The Technical Accounting team in Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD) has an immediate opening focused on Internal Controls Excellence (ICE), financial reporting, and special projects. The role is responsible for ensuring compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and Company policies, assisting in key quarterly financial reporting deliverables, assisting or leading special projects to support the RMD Controller organization, assessing the effectiveness of internal controls, participating in RMD and Corporate-level projects, and identifying improvements in the design of processes across the business.

The Technical Accounting team supports the Business Controller organization through Estimate at Complete (EAC) compliance, contract reviews, quarterly financial reporting, assessing transactions under US GAAP and Company Policy, ICE, completing finance projects, finance policy councils, leading the adoption of new accounting standards, and providing accounting training to the broader finance organization. The position will allow for opportunities to cross-train and assist in these areas.

The candidate will have the opportunity to develop their skillset while interacting and gaining exposure with professionals across the Company.

Job Duties:

  • Complete Technical Accounting projects such as segment-level policy harmonization, data analysis to support Corporate or management requests, and process improvement projects.

  • Perform accounting research to assess and document the appropriate accounting for a transaction under RTX policy and US GAAP.

  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly financial reporting deliverables, such as the segment Management Discussion and Analysis (MD&A) deliverable and the business performance review deliverable.

  • Assist the Mission Area Technical Accounting team in contract reviews, EAC reviews, and related areas.

  • Assist, as necessary, testing of key controls to validate the effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting for RMD.

  • Ensure the Company’s sustained SOX compliance through quarterly facilitation of certifications, and continual evaluation to improve key controls.

  • Provide guidance and feedback directly to stakeholders across the business for areas of potential improvement to the design or operation of key controls.

  • Participate in ICE projects or initiatives to improve processes, systems, templates, and tools for greater efficiency or accuracy to support the internal financial control environment.

  • Perform reviews under direction of the RMD Controller to assess the broader internal control environment to include evaluations of RMD global sites.

  • Assist, as necessary, the ongoing assessment of compliance with Raytheon’s Anti-Corruption Sustainment program.

  • Serve as a point of contact for the external audit team through the quarterly review and annual audit procedures.

  • Collaborate with IT in developing new reports, evaluating segregation of duties (SoD) violations, facilitating an annual review of critical roles, and other related initiatives.

    Minimum Required Skills:

  • 5 years finance/accounting experience or 3 years with an advanced degree (Master of Accounting or MBA preferred)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or Business related field

  • Experience with Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

    Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of the financial control requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley regulations

  • Experience testing and evaluating internal controls in either internal or external audit for publicly listed companies

  • Strong understanding of financial accounting concepts and processes

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), or equivalent

  • Ability to work in a matrix environment with a great deal of autonomy

  • Working knowledge of IT systems such as data warehouses and ERP software

  • Proficiency in financial and reporting software

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills

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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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