Associate Accountant

Raytheon Technologies Corp
Full time Full day
Cheshire, CT

Date Posted:



United States of America


HCT07: S&IS (AIS) - Cheshire Goodrich Corporation, Cheshire, CT, 06410 USA

Our Danbury CT location has a new opening for an Entry-level Accounting professional working in our Financial Shared Services, responsible for maintaining financial records, compiling financial information, preparing tables of accounts and journal entries, assisting in reconciliation, projects, and internal/external audits.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manages and maintains the organization's financial records and transactions related to general accounting, general ledger, projects, and / or government accounting, by following procedures, guidelines, accounting policies, and control processes, ensuring accuracy of accounts.

  • Compiles financial information to record transactions, prepares reports, and completes reviews to report accurate information.

  • Establishes tables of accounts and assigns entries to proper accounts in order to ensure proper documentation

  • Prepares month end journal entries and assists in account reconciliation, projects, and internal and external audits

  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance and ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting.

  • Develops, directs, plans and evaluates accounting policies and procedures including cost accounting, general accounting, and statutory accounting

  • Manages the planning and direction of accounting activities, including the maintenance of the ledger accounts and financial statements.

  • Prepares, records, analyzes and reports accounting transactions, including coordination and administration of assignments.

  • Conducts or assists in the documentation of cost, government and project accounting in addition to attending to financial reporting.

  • Negotiates and advises on collection of overdue bills and takes appropriate action to recover overdue payments.

  • Coordinates credit review, collection of unpaid bills, and fraud investigations either internally or through an outsourced service.

  • Manages and investigates tax, consolidation and close data.

  • Investigates and manages intercompany, holding company and fixed asset accounting.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree OR

  • In absence of a degree, 6 years of relevant experience is required

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree of Finance, Accounting or Economics

  • At least two years accounting experience within a highly matrixed organization.

  • SAP experience

  • Office including proficiency in MS Excel

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you'll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


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, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal

  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions

  • Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You

  • Autism Benefit

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Best Doctors, second opinion program

  • And more!

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


● Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

● Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

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

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

Raytheon Technologies 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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