Senior Accountant in Arlington Heights at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 10/20/2021

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Job Description

Curtiss-Wright Industrial Division, which includes the legacy brands of Arens Controls, Penny & Giles, PG Drives Technology and Williams Controls, is an excellent supplier in providing components and sub-systems which enable customer specific solutions for on- and off-highway vehicles. These include medium- and heavy-duty trucks, buses and motor coaches, construction and agricultural vehicles, materials handling, and other specialty vehicles, as well as sophisticated wheelchairs and scooters for medical mobility.

Arens Controls products comprise state-of-the-art drivetrain components, such as 'by-wire' and mechanical transmission shifters, as well as electronic control systems for the Hybrid Electronic Vehicle (HEV) market.

The products are the legacy of the Arens Controls company founded in 1939 and acquired by Curtiss-Wright in 2013.

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Curtiss-Wright invests in the development, recruitment, and retention of critical skills as part of its model for business success. We offer a competitive wage, a comprehensive benefits package including medical and prescription drug coverage, dental benefits, life and disability insurance, 401k retirement, tuition reimbursement, and paid vacation/holidays.


Develops and oversees with very minimal supervision the reconciliation of general ledger accountability and financial reporting, as well as financial profitability analysis and other special projects as assigned to inspect and ensure all accounts are updated and accurate. Serves as subject matter expert within the function.

Location: Arlington Heights, IL

Your Challenge:

  • Performs advanced or specialized work that requires comprehensive knowledge of accounting theory and principles
  • Works with the team to streamline processes for efficiency and effectiveness and deliver more useful reports and analysis
  • Performs complex statistical analyses to determine trends, estimates, significant changes, and writes narrative reports explaining findings
  • Analyzes financial information and financial status to support various internal and external audits to ensure compliance
  • Lead peers in various projects; participates in department process improvement initiatives.
  • May design accounting information systems to facilitate analysis and develop non-standard reports and statements

Your Expertise:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • At least five (5) years of previous experience
  • Advanced Excel
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Exceptional knowledge of accounting, financial skills and analyzing data.

This position may require exposure to information that is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.  #LI-SL


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