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Accounting Manager - Project Setup and Fixed Asset

Company:  Ball Aerospace

Broomfield, CO, US, 80020

Date:  Sep 23, 2022
Job Category:  Finance
Req. ID:  24227

Ball Aerospace is powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus. We pioneer discoveries that enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most. We create innovative space solutions, enable more accurate weather forecasts, drive insightful observations of our planet, deliver actionable data and intelligence, and ensure those who defend our freedom go forward bravely and return home safely.


At our core, we're passionate, committed people who believe together we can achieve extraordinary things. We work collaboratively with each other, our customers and partners to solve the world's greatest challenges. That means listening to one another, providing feedback and partnering across all levels. We value our inclusive culture where everyone is heard equally and creativity thrives. Each team member is fully invested in our mission and we bring an energy to work every day that propels our business and motivates us all to Go Beyond.®


For more information, visit Ball Aerospace Career Site or connect with us on LinkedInFacebookTwitter or Instagram.


The Operations Strategic Capabilities Unit plays a fundamental role in enabling efficient business and program execution – from technologies and investments to supply chain, manufacturing and test operations, facilities management, and information technology services.


Accounting Manager – Project Setup and Fixed Asset


Perform Project Setup and Fixed Asset Accounting responsibilities for the Ball Aerospace Financial Accounting organization.


What You’ll Do:


  • Lead the Project Setup and Fixed Asset Accounting function for the Ball Aerospace Financial Accounting organization including:
    • Open projects in Costpoint, consistent with Ball Aerospace Project and contract structure.
    • Support alternative project mapping within Costpoint to meet EVMS and Cost Estimating Historical Data objectives.
    • Work directly with billing, contracts, and project controls/BART team to ensure ongoing project structure consistency and data integrity.
    • Oversee and approve fixed asset additions and retirements.
    • Review and approve monthly journal entries and quarterly reconciliations of asset and lease accounts.
    • Review and approve LVPA’s.
    • Review monthly cashflow roll forward schedule and provide to financial accounting for input to Oracle – HFM System.
    • Prepare and review various quarter end and year end schedules for 10Q and 10K.
    • Coordinate with facilities on project closeout and lease issues.
    • Work closely with tax department on sales/use tax issues/audits.
    • Develop BPL documents and keep updated, as required.
    • Manage internal/external audit requests, i.e., Internal Audit, PwC, and SOX.
  • Recruit, develop, and retain top accounting talent.
  • Manage small team.
  • Act as strategic “Teammate” to other Ball Aerospace Finance, SBU, and SCU organizations.
  • Manage internal/external audit relationships.
  • Adhere to Ball Aerospace Inspire, Connect, Achieve leadership behaviors.
  • Support Cost Point implementation project.
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Capabilities Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.


What You’ll Need:


  • BS/BA in related field plus 10 years or more related experience.
  • Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Detail Orientation to ensure portions of Ball Aerospace Financial Statements under cognizance are free from error, in all material respects.
  • Ability to work through complex issues in a time constrained financial statement close environment.
  • Ability to be mission focused with a can-do attitude.
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word).
  • Prior Government Contracts experience preferred.
  • Prior Internal Audit Experience preferred.
  • Active licensed CPA or CMA preferred.


Hybrid Work Environment: This position may be performed working from both the office and another location, while typically requiring working in the office less than 3 days per work week. Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.


Working Conditions:


  • Ball Aerospace is a drug-free workplace, which is imperative to the health and safety of all employees and is required as a condition of receiving contracts from federal agencies. Please remember that regardless of the legalization of marijuana in Colorado and other states, possession and use continues to be illegal under the federal Controlled Substances Act. This includes the use of some CBD products. A post-offer, pre-employment drug test is a condition of employment.
  • Work is performed in an office environment, laboratory, cleanroom, or production floor. 


Relocation for this position is not available.


Compensation & Benefits:


  • HIRING SALARY RANGE: $108,500 - $149,500 (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.)
  • This position includes a competitive benefits package. For details, copy and paste into your browser or visit our careers site.




Ball Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.



Nearest Major Market: Denver

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