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Accounts Payable Analyst

Date: May 14, 2019

Location: Norfolk, VA, US, 23523

Company: National Steel and Shipbuilding Com

Shift : ALL

Security Clearance: No Clearance


General Dynamics NASSCO-Norfolk is the consolidation of two great shipyards that have operated in the Port of Hampton Roads, Virginia for more than 50 years - the former Metro Machine Corporation and the former Earl Industries.  Along with our facilities in Bremerton, Washington, our expertise encompasses experience on more than 450 ships, a Master Ship Repair Agreement (MSRA) contract, and the maintenance and repair of aircraft carriers and ships from the Navy's amphibious fleet.




This position will include the following functions:

  • Provides accounting and administrative services related to the efficient maintenance and processing of accounts payable transactions to include, but limited to, travel-related requests, credit card reconciliations, purchased labor payments, and all other vendor and supplier accounts payments
  • Ensures that related financial procedures and policies are executed and followed without exception to maintain a solid control environment
  • Supports internal and external audits of compliance to financial standards and government contracting regulations




Typically has 3-4 years of relevant accounting experience. Proficiency in Excel is a must. Typing and 10-key by touch.  Ability to multi-task.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.  Open to change and willing to learn new skills.  Ability to follow-up on pending issues.  Ability to meet deadlines.















Must be able to go on vessels






Visual Requirements:




















Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  The employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time, use hands and fingers, handle or feel objects or controls, and to talk and hear.  The noise level in this environment is usually moderate.




Reports to the Manager of Accounting. Works closely with the Finance team and the Supply Chain organization.  Regular interaction with internal requisitioners, department heads and managers, temporary staffing agencies, travel agency, and all other suppliers and subcontractors.




  • Codes invoices, vouchers, expense reports, check requests, etc., with correct codes conforming to standard procedures to ensure proper entry into the financial system
  • Handles all vendor correspondence via postal service, phone, fax or email
  • Investigates and resolves problems associated with processing of expense reports, travel requests, invoices and purchase orders
  • Ensures proper signatories and adherence to internal delegation of authority prior to payment
  • Ensures documentation requirements are met in accordance with FAR for government contractors, as applicable, prior to payment
  • Executes all SOX controls and records evidence of such
  • Enters invoices into financial system for voucher creation
  • Sets up, reviews and maintains recurring lease and/or rent vouchers in the financial system
  • Processes travel requisitions for per diem payments and expense report reimbursements
  • Acts as primary point of contact for travel agency to include processing direct pay lodging amenities for travelers
  • Prepares batch check runs weekly and off cycle check runs as needed
  • Files, maintains, and distributes accounting documents, records and reports
  • Sets up and maintains credit card user accounts and ensures credit card holders submit expense reconciliations for proper recordation in financial system
  • Supports audits as applicable
  • Performs other duties as required to support the Finance Department




All policies and procedures relating to job execution are followed and maintained with the changing environment as needed.  Voucher processing and payments are timely and accurate. Deadlines and cutoffs are met to support financial reporting and other needs.  Problems and issues are escalated when appropriate. Cash disbursements can be as high as $300M in an annual period.  Purchased labor headcount can get as high as 1,000.




Regular, reliable attendance on-site is an essential function of the job. A credit check will be required for this position.




General Dynamics NASSCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

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Nearest Major Market: Hampton Roads

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