Airbus Americas
  • 09-Oct-2018 to 19-Oct-2018 (EST)
  • AA10001030 - Finance
  • Herndon, VA, USA
  • Contract

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.

Position Summary:

The Accounts Payable Analyst (Contract) is responsible for full life cycle Accounts Payable support for the corporate support functions.

Primary Responsibilities:

Accounts Payable: 70%

  • Coordinate and process the accounts payable cycle in accordance with finance policies and GAAP
  • Enter and process invoices on a timely basis ensuring all invoices are charged to the appropriate general ledger account and invoice approvals are in accordance with company's authorization policy
  • Maintain and periodically review accounts payable vendor files to ensure that all necessary vendor information is accurate including W9 forms
  • Communicate with vendors regarding discrepancies with invoices including reconciling vendor statements
  • Communicate with business units on status of payments including resolution of invoice discrepancies
  • Support the Accounts Payable Supervisor with month-end close
  • Responsible for utilizing system automation to complete research regarding vendor activity, as well determining improvements and other efficiencies in the Accounts Payable processing procedures
  • Procure and verify proper Internal Revenue Service documentation, to include W-9 forms and 1099 information, as well as contact information, to include the completion of the annual filings
  • Assist with projects/administrative duties as assigned by Manager

Month-End Closing Support: 20%

  • Assist month end closing as necessary including determining trade accruals at cutoff periods.

Accounts Payable Audit Support: 5%

  • Provide supporting documentation for audits.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Other duties as assigned: 5%

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:


  • High school or GED



  • 2-5 years of accounts payable processing in a global, multi-entity organization preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Strong written and oral communication; ability to speak with vendors in a professional manner; extremely organized; detail oriented; ability to interpret and process high volume transactional activity and work with many internal/external customers; have the capacity to be team player and/or work independently when necessary.
  • Detail-oriented and your invoice processing and payments to suppliers are completed with 95% accuracy, as well as done in a timely manner to maximize early payment discounts.
  • Consistently provide exceptional Customer Service through demonstrated professionalism, personal service level for both suppliers and Airbus internal customers and team members (measured by supplier and team member feedback).
  • Reliable, on-time, and meet deadline on productivity expectations.
  • Present innovative ideas to promote efficiency and accuracy, and contribute to a collaborative environment with strong interpersonal skills and effective communication.
  • Identifying issues and working collaboratively to solve them with the team, focusing on goals and deliverables.

This position is a temporary (contract) position with no specific time period but could be extended or shortened as needed.  Contractors are employed by a 3rd party vendor and placed on assignment to Airbus in America. 

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 Americas
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