Senior Accountant

| Greenwood Village, CO, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 105,000-115,000 Annually
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Salary: $105,000-115,000

York Space Systems LLC is seeking a Senior Accountant to join our finance team based in our Greenwood Village office. You will have the unique opportunity to partner across functions to support York’s growth and success.


About York

York Space Systems was founded to radically improve spacecraft affordability and reliability, transforming, and enabling next-generation space mission operations worldwide. Today, it is one of the most innovative aerospace companies, specializing in both end-to-end customer solutions and the rapid production of spacecraft platforms.



  • Assist with all elements of the financial close process to ensure a timely close including:
    • Preparation of month-end journal entries
    • Preparation of balance sheet account reconciliations
    • Preparation of variance analyses
    • Preparation of management reporting
  • Primary area of focus to start will be payroll accounting and its associated reporting
    • Facilitate the collection of time cards in ERP system
      • Spearhead the transition to time card reporting in payroll system
    • Reconcile payroll reporting
    • Allocate payroll expense to projects
    • Provide management reporting for payroll expense, timecard reporting, and headcount
  • Support implementing best-in-class practices for accounting processes as we transition to a new ERP system
    • Fully train on current ERP and new ERP system
    • Support the implementation of new ERP system
      • Focus on integration with payroll system to create efficiencies
  • Coordinate with others to resolve discrepancies between different modules of the ERP system (i.e., inventory, COGS, and accounts payable across multiple locations)
    • Determine the root cause, and consider corrective actions
  • Actively participate and contribute to all required audits, management & investor reporting, and tax filings so that they are completed by established deadlines
    • Investigate and resolve audit findings, account discrepancies, and issues of non-compliance
  • Continuously find ways to improve departmental quality through creating efficiencies, streamlining repetitive processes, and utilizing technology
  • Cross train to be back up for teammates when they are out of office
  • Perform other accounting duties and support finance team members as required or assigned


Working Conditions & Physical Demands

  • Typical office conditions
  • Expected to work on site at least 8 hours a day



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting and a minimum of five (5) years of relevant, progressive accounting experience required
  • Big 4 accounting experience preferred
  • CPA license preferred
  • Expertise in ERP systems required, multiple ERP systems a plus, ERP implementation experience a plus
  • Knowledge of accounting for a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Experience with payroll accounting a plus
  • Experience with project-based accounting a plus
  • Expertise in the use of Microsoft Excel and other software programs available to maximize efficiency required
  • Strong knowledge of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) required
  • Ability to prioritize workload, and meet multiple deadlines simultaneously in a fast-paced, frequently changing environment with little to no supervision required
  • Detail orientation and problem-solving skills required
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate successfully with people at many levels within the company required


York Space Systems provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, military or protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. Must have permanent authorization to work in US. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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What are York Space Systems Perks + Benefits

York Space Systems Benefits Overview

York has designed a benefits package that helps support your total well-being physically, emotionally, and financially.  York Space Systems provides medical insurance AT NO COST to employees and their eligible dependents as well as a generous time off package. 

Volunteer in local community
We appreciate our local community and are always looking for ways to give back. Our “Yorksgiving” committee meets monthly to discuss volunteering and philanthropic engagements for the organization
Partners with nonprofits
We partner with organizations with a local footprint including the Food Bank of the Rockies, Special Olympics of Colorado, Habitat for Humanity, Project CURE, and Toys for Tots.
Documented equal pay policy
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Child Care & Parental Leave
Family medical leave
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid holidays
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Full-time employees can apply for the RTD EcoPass which York Sponsors. Passholders will have access to unlimited RTD bus and light-rail rides.
Company-sponsored outings
We encourage our employees to have fun by connecting with one another beyond the workplace. We offer sponsored sports leagues including softball, volleyball, as well as annual family-friendly events
Free snacks and drinks
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Lunch and learns
Promote from within

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