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Senior Accountant

Leonardo DRS is a leading supplier of integrated products, services, and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide.

Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.

Headquartered in Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A.

which employs more than 70,000 people worldwide.

We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture, which rewards performance.

For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at


Job Location: Arlington, VA


Position Summary:

The Senior Accountant will perform detailed analytical and complex tasks for Corporate accounting function.


Duties and Responsibilities: 

* Applies principles of accounting to monitor and analyze financial information and prepare specialized reports.

* Assist Manager in balancing the books and preparing accounting statements (i.e., profit/loss, income, cash flow, etc.) and schedules.

* Records assets, liabilities and other financial transactions.

* Maintains detailed records and analysis of disbursements and expenses.

* Reviews all balance sheet accounts and prepares subsequent analytics.

* Manage all tasks related to cash activity and proper recording into the general ledger.

* Maintain fixed asset register and all related functions (journal entries, depreciation, etc).

* Annual budget preparation.

* Prepare and maintain incentive award analysis.

* Manage project data and all related functions (set up, track, reporting, etc)

* Process high volume of intercompany transactions, coordinating with DRS’s operational lines of business, while ensuring accuracy of intercompany billings.

* Bank reconciliations of numerous cash accounts.

* Approval of vouchers and purchase requisitions including release of the wires and EFT vouchers

* Preparation of numerous government census reports.

* Contributes to improving processes and procedures that accurately capture, track and report on financial transactions.

* Ensures adherence to and communication of accounting policies and procedures.


Basic Qualifications:

* Bachelors Degree in Accounting with 5+ years directly related experience, preferably in a government contracting environment

* Must have solid organizational and communication skills.

* Must have strong Microsoft Excel experience. 


Additional Desirable Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge:

* Deltek CostPoint, Sage FAS, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Office.


Leonardo DRS, Inc.

and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or...

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