Thales Defense & Security, Inc.

  • Accounts Receivable Specialist

    Location US-KS-Overland Park
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/12/2018 2:19 PM)
    Job ID
    Accounting/Finance/Payroll - All
    Experience (Years)
    Erin Cresswell
    Minimum Degree
    HS Diploma
  • Overview

    Thales Defense & Security, Inc. is a global company serving the defense, federal, and commercial markets with innovative solutions for the ground tactical, airborne and avionics, naval/maritime, and public safety and security domains. In addition to mission-critical communication systems, the company provides helmet-mounted displays and motion tracking technologies; SATCOM terminals; advanced sonar systems; air traffic management navigation, surveillance, and simulation; and data protection solutions. Furthermore, the company serves as a gateway for technology, leveraging Thales-wide solutions—such as combat management systems; naval, airborne, and ground ISR; and electronic warfare—to address U.S. requirements. 


    We are looking for an Accounts Receivable Specialist to support our ATM business located in Overland Park, Kansas. This position reports to the Site Controller.


    • Process shipment data from depletion to the PeopleSoft General Ledger.
    • Prepare and process daily invoices.
    • Apply cash receipts.
    • Reply to customer invoicing questions & requests.
    • Assist in collection activities.
    • Set up and maintain A/R files & other financial records.
    • Assist in month end close activities. government reporting
    • Reconcile Accounts Receivables.
    • Enter government invoices in Wide Area Work Flow.
    • Responsible for Intercompany reconciliations and confirmations.
    • Sales tax reporting.


    • Candidate MUST be U.S. citizen or hold U.S. Residency Card
    • HS Diploma with 2 years’ work experience or 2 years college coursework in Accounting or Business
    • 3-5 years in a billing/AR business environment
    • Knowledgeable of GAAP, FAR, DFAR, CAS
    • Must have experience with government compliant accounting systems and practices
    • Excellent organizational skills and work ethic
    • Effective oral and written communication skills and the ability to manage multiple projects
    • Ability to work in a team environment and interact with employees in all departments and functions
    • Computer proficiency required


    • Minimum three years of Government contracting accounting experience
    • Experience with Wide Area Work Flow
    • PeopleSoft or Oracle financial systems preferred.
    • Experience in the Air Traffic Management / Airline Operations / Airport Operations/ DoD programs or similar Aviation operational domain


    Thales Defense & Security, Inc. participates in the United States Department of Homeland Security's E-Verify program.


    Thales Defense & Security, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity /Minorities/ Females/ Vet/ Disabled Affirmative Action employer.


    We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce.

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