• Senior Accountant

    Job Location US-MA
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(12/3/2018 4:29 PM)
  • Overview



    Located in the U.S. and a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime, Hydroid is the world’s most trusted manufacturer of advanced Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs). Our marine robotics systems provide innovative and reliable full-picture solutions for the marine research, defense, hydrographic and offshore/energy markets. Our products represent the most advanced, diversified and field-proven family of AUVs and AUV support systems in the world.


    Hydroid employees are passionate about their work and strive to produce top-quality products and service. All products are designed and manufactured at the Hydroid facilities in Pocasset, MA.  “Due to our continued growth, our accounting team has several career opportunities.”


    We are looking for a Senior Accountant to participate on a collaborative team that supports the Corporate Accounting department in its mission to ensure compliance to GAAP, IFRS, and FAR. 

    • Develop a broad set of technical accounting skills through the research and analysis of technical accounting issues, as well as development of accounting policy and procedure documents
    • Investigate budget and variance issues
    • Analyze financial data in order to prepare financial reports and budget forecasts
    • Interact with professionals at Corporate and across the Company’s business segments
    • Interact with external auditors on a variety of topics including technical accounting topics, annual financial audit and quarterly reviews
    • Prepare accurate and timely Final Invoices in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
    • Use various financial systems to compile back-up and supporting data to meet contract specific requirements
    • Provision accurate documentation to satisfy and to support Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) audit questions and requirements
    • Additional responsibilities and special projects will be assigned as needed to support the organization.
    • This is a fast paced, challenging position for proven high performers and quick learners. The position supports tight deadlines on a continuous basis. Effective and independent performance in a supportive, diverse team environment is expected. Knowledge of current financial systems, the maintenance of required financial controls and audit support skills are also needed for success.





    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting Minimum four years of experience in accounting / finance roles
    • Experience with corporate accounting / financial reporting matters through either public accounting experience or industry experience
    • Sound analytical, problem identification, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
    • Ability to be innovative and use critical and strategic thinking.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management.
    • Ability to flexibly work and learn in a fast-paced, changing, team environment.
    • Proficiency with ERP systems and Reporting Databases.
    • Advanced skills in MS Excel.
    • Not Required, but Valuable: Aerospace and defense industry experience. 
    • The ideal candidate is an individual that can work in a fast paced environment; with a high attention to detail, excellent problem solving skills, ability to multi-task and enthusiastic attitude.


    A condition of this position will require the successful Applicant to pass a government security investigation and must subsequently receive authorization to access US Department of Defense Controlled Unclassified Information (“CUI”) and potentially classified information.


    We offer a very competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including 75% company paid medical and dental insurance. The company also offers paid Life, STD, LTD, tuition reimbursement and 401K with company match, and more.


    Hydroid is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/AA/M/F/V/D Employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and need assistance with the application process as a result of your disability please call 1-508-563-6565 or mail your request to 1 Henry Drive, Pocasset, MA 02559, Attn: Employment Application Assistance.



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