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Accountant at DRS Technologies

Posted in Accounting 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: San Diego, California

Job Description:

Position: Accountant

DRS Daylight Solutions is a subsidiary of Leonardo DRS. Our mission at DRS Daylight Solutions is to be the leading provider of best-in-class, mid-infrared sources and systems for defense, commercial, and research markets. Our global leadership position in advanced, mid-IR technology means that DRS Daylight Solutions customers benefit from a sustainable, competitive advantage in molecular detection and imaging applications.

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

Company Overview

In 2005, three high-tech entrepreneurs founded DRS Daylight Solutions in San Diego, California, with the goal of developing breakthrough technologies and products around the company’s core technology: mid-IR quantum cascade lasers (QCLs). Since then, the company has introduced three groundbreaking products.

Are you an innovator that wants to be part of the solution?

We’re looking for pioneers who bring great ideas from concept to reality.

DRS Daylight Solutions culture is family oriented, innovative, and collaborative. We enjoy working hard and have fun doing it. Our purpose is to save lives with light.

Job Location: San Diego, CA

Position Summary:

Perform a variety of administrative accounting tasks in support of projects/programs within the department, which may include preparing ledgers and budgets, analyzing data and preparing reports, tracking cost data for contracts, monitoring unbilled receivables, reconciling accounts, troubleshooting payroll issues.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • May participate in team efforts to improve functioning of the department.

  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the   organization.

  • Apply principles of accounting to monitor and analyze financial information, and prepare specialized reports

  • Balance books and prepares accounting statements (i.e., profit/loss, income, cash flow, etc.) and schedules

  • Record assets and liabilities and other financial transactions

  • Maintain records of disbursements and expenses

  • Review accounts and report for accuracy

  • May contribute to the design or modification of accounting systems

  • Contribute to improving processes and procedures that accurately capture, track and report on financial transactions

  • Ensure adherence to and communication of accounting policies and procedures

  • Responsible for input of full-cycle Accounts Payable

  • Prepares PO receipt batches & Operating A/P batches

  • Reconciles & prepares credit card payable batches

  • Files AP Vouchers

  • Files Check remittance packages

  • Analyzes & vouchers employee expense payable batches

  • Prepares the weekly check run for review

  • Research complex payment issue and vendor inquiries

  • Assists with monthly close, fixed assets and accounts receivable

  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting plus up to 2 years of experience (or equivalent combination of education/training and experience)

  • Must be a US Person

  • Position does not provide sponsorship

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 any other characteristic protected by law. #DLS