Airbus Americas
  • 10-Apr-2018 to 09-May-2018 (EST)
  • AA10001030 - Finance
  • Herndon, VA, USA
  • Full Time

Airbus is an international pioneer in the aerospace industry. We are a leader in designing, manufacturing and delivering aerospace products, services and solutions to customers on a global scale. We aim for a better-connected, safer and more prosperous world.

A commercial aircraft manufacturer, with Space and Defence as well as Helicopters Divisions, Airbus is the largest aeronautics and space company in Europe and a worldwide leader.

Airbus has built on its strong European heritage to become truly international with roughly 180 locations and 12,000 direct suppliers globally. The company has aircraft and helicopter final assembly lines across Asia, Europe and the Americas, and has achieved a more than sixfold order book increase since 2000.

Manage the Accounting General Ledger system for AA/AGHQ entities, including responsibility for process and system oversight as well as applicable master data control and support staff (GL and FAL inventory). Prepare financial statements for all entities (consolidated B/S, P & L, cash flow statements) and perform related analysis (Fixed Assets, Prepaid, Accruals, Account reconciliations) in conformity with IFRS and GAAP requirements.  Manage and report financial results to Airbus using the Facts + Reporting tools.

  • Responsible for maintaining the integrity of General Ledger accounts, structure and cost elements.
  • Ensure monthly financial closings are in line with Airbus expectations (on time and on quality); coordinate    GL resources to work according to plan (timetable, deliverables).
  • Ensure timely and accurate financial reporting to internal/external customers (Controlling, Treasury, Auditors and others).
  • Support the Accounting Manager and staff; controlling and tax departments on regular and adhoc requests (Annual audit, transfer pricing study, tax PBC, valuation studies).
  • Ensure proper accounting and reporting of fixed assets and depreciation accounts (IFRS & GAAP) with a special emphasis on production sites (Jigs & Tools, buildings, etc.)
  • Responsible for contractual benefit adjustments, LTIP adjustments, accruals for rebills and support for monthly intercompany invoicing and settlement (including sales of Aircraft reconciliation process).
  • Perform research on appropriate accounting guidance for technical questions.
  • Provide guidance on daily operations and process improvements on a continuous basis.
  • Provide backup for various accounting/finance functions.


  • A Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 2-3 years of multi-module SAP system experience is preferred.


  • 10 or more years of experience with a complex multi-national accounting environment managing the financial closing cycle, preparing and reporting consolidated financial statements.
  • IFRS/GAAP proficient.
  • Demonstrably effective organizational and inter-personal skills.
  • Demonstrably effective in engaging with employees and maintaining an open-door policy.

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Prefer candidates with personal organization, sensitive toward consistently meeting changing and challenging deadlines, a creative problem-solver, in-tune with senior management's work product expectations, nimble, open to change, not afraid to challenge status quo.

Communication Skills (Spoken, Written, Influencing, Proficiency in Other Languages):

  • Demonstrably effective communication and presentation skills.

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • Internal and commercial systems proficiency required for the position. Ex: Microsoft Office Suite, CostPoint, Project Management Systems

As a leader in our field, Airbus in America provides relocation assistance for qualified positions and a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

Airbus in America provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status. In addition to federal law requirements, Airbus in America complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, demotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits and training.

Airbus in America expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status. Improper interference with the ability of Airbus' employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

As a matter of policy, Airbus does not sponsor visas for US positions unless specified. Only applicants with current work authorization will be considered.

Airbus does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment. Either the company or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice.


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