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United Technologies Corporation Sr Assoc, Acctg&Ctrlshp in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Job ID: 01325686

City: Colorado Springs

State: Colorado

Country: United States

Category: Finance, Corporate Careers

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


HCO01: Interiors (Seats) - CO Springs 1275 N Newport Road, Colorado Springs, CO, 80916 USA

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies– Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

At Collins Aerospace, our Interiors team is focused on innovation, safety and cost efficiency. But we don’t just get people from point A to point B. We’re committed to making air travel more comfortable, connected and secure. As a leader in aviation interior products and services, we’re helping airlines and original equipment manufacturers create a positive experience for their customers. With offices and manufacturing facilities in more than 12 states across the U.S. and more than 10 countries around the globe, we’re changing the game of aircraft interiors. Are you ready to join our team?When you join our finance team, you’re joining a team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond. Our team supports 70,000 employees across the U.S. and around the globe. As a United Technologies Corp. subsidiary, we operate with our own business reporting structure, financial dashboards and earnings metrics. This reporting relationship allows finance team members to implement innovative tools for the aerospace market in a stand-alone business environment. At Collins Aerospace, you’ll be not only be advancing your career, you’ll be leaving your mark on the future of advanced technologies.

Role Overview

We are seeking a Sr Associate of Accounting & Controllership to join the team in Colorado Springs, CO. This role serves the corporation by performing government cost accounting and compliance activities that facilitate business with the U.S. Government. This includes regular interface with a broad finance network across the company as well as direct interaction with government oversight agency representatives. The team works in a dynamic environment and partners with business unit colleagues to support company strategies, maximize cost recovery, and demonstrate an unwavering commitment to compliance.

The successful candidate possesses excellent financial analysis and cost accounting experience and knowledge. Along with the technical expertise, the candidate is a self-starter who displays strong personal leadership, critical thinking, business acumen and the ability to effectively communicate (verbally and orally) at various levels. This position will provide exposure to various financial processes across the company and opportunity to develop proposal and negotiation skills.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Interface with the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) and Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) on topics related to forward pricing rates, billing rates, incurred cost, and related audits.

•Ensure appropriate cost recovery while maintaining compliance with company policies, the Cost Accounting Standards, and Federal Acquisition Regulation.

•Maintain government accounting framework, including translating from performance accounting to government cost accounting.

•Prepare and manage the Forward Pricing Rate Proposal (FPRP) and negotiate selected rates into the Forward Pricing Rate Agreement (FPRA) when applicable.

•Prepare the annual Incurred Cost Submission to establish final billing rates.

•Support government accounting aspects of acquisitions, divestitures, internal reorganizations, and company initiatives.


Preferred Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or appropriate discipline.

•Excellent analytical skills with the ability to effectively summarize analyses and communicate at various levels.

•Extensive experience balancing multiple priorities and producing quality work within a given time frame.

•Experience supporting both internal and external audits.

•Proficiency with Microsoft Excel is required, while proficiency with Microsoft Access and SAP is preferred.

Basic Qualifications:

Candidates for this role should possess a Bachelor’s degree or three years of prior relevant experience

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

• Medical, dental, and vision insurance

• Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

• Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution

• Tuition reimbursement

• Life insurance and disability coverage

• And more

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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United Technologies Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other federally protected class.

Thank you for your interest in a career at United Technologies! We will soon upgrade to an improved job application system to simplify the apply experience. You will still be able to apply to any of our current job openings through December 18, 2018. On January 2, 2019, our new and improved job application system will launch; please check back on that date to see all of our job openings.