Senior Benefits Accountant

BOEING

Renton, Washington

Date Posted August 04, 2022
Industry Accounting
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Not Specified
Salary Not Specified

Description:

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

The Boeing Company is currently seeking a Senior Benefits Accountant to join the team in either Renton, WA, Chicago, IL, or Hazelwood, MO.

This position is a member of the Enterprise Benefits Accounting (EBA) team. The EBA team is responsible for the accounting and reporting of Boeing’s and its subsidiaries’ employee benefit plans. This position works primarily on health and welfare plans and interfaces with trustee, recordkeepers, third party administrators, insurance carriers, consultants, human resources and other finance and accounting teams within Boeing.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Review plan financial statements and filings, review/prepare general ledger and plan journal entries and general ledger and plan and trust account reconciliations, ensuring accuracy, completeness and timeliness of accounting data and financial reporting

  • Prepare/review benefit costs/rebates/refunds/subsidies accounting and reconciliations, including accruals

  • Prepare/review cost allocation and cash forecasts

  • Lead support for cost claims and audits, support external audits of employee benefit plans, and internal and external audits of the Company

  • Review/prepare trend analysis

  • Review benefits disbursement support to ensure accuracy and existence

  • Verify contribution/premium rates and account mapping during annual update

  • Research items requested by third party administrators

  • Analyze and interpret new Company directives, contracts, and accounting and regulatory requirements and implement changes to processes and controls

  • Develop and lead implementation of process improvements

  • Update and maintain accounting/reporting tools

  • Participate in special projects as necessary

This position allows telecommuting. The selected candidate will be required to perform some work onsite at one of the listed location options.

Employer will not sponsor applicants for employment visa status.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Higher

  • 5+ years of accounting experience

  • 1+ year experience with employee benefits

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):

  • Experience using the theory and application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Typical Education & Experience:

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced education (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 10 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g. Master+8 years' related work experience, 14 years' related work experience, etc.).


Relocation:

Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.

Drug Free Workplace:

Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.

Work Shift:

This position will be for 1st shift.


Equal Opportunity Employer:

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.