Bennett Aerospace

Financial Specialist I

Job Locations US-MD-Aberdeen
Posted Date 4 months ago(9/30/2021 7:36 AM)
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Bennett Aerospace, Inc. is a Federal Contracting company and in accordance with Executive Order 14042, all employees of Bennett Aerospace, Inc. will adhere to all vaccination requirements put forth in the signed Executive Order 14042. Path Out of the Pandemic: COVID-19 Action  Plan and signed Executive Order 14042, Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, which details federal contractor vaccination requirements and compliance with CDC guidelines.




About Us:


Bennett Aerospace, Inc. is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina.  Established in 2008, we are a woman owned, veteran owned, certified 8(a) small business that provides scientific, engineering, and technical advisory services to our customers. Primarily focused on Federal Government clients in general, and the Department of Defense in particular, Bennett Aerospace provides expert guidance and advice on the full spectrum of R&D and its applications in engineering, science, medicine, and IT, as well as providing strategic programmatic support in order to meet customer goals and objectives.  Bennett Aerospace is a rapidly growing business focused on hiring and retaining the best people.


Job Description:


Bennett Aerospace, Inc. has an opening for a highly motivated Financial Specialist I located at the Army Research Laboratory office in Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Attain and utilize required GFEBS roles to create/enter commitment documents, attach all required documentation in accordance with organizational policies and guidance, and submit documentation for approval by office manager.
  • Receive, review, and coordinate commitment documents for processing in GFEBS, and validate accuracy of data such as lines of accounting, funding amounts, and requestor information.
  • Determine appropriate procedures to submit individual budget execution actions in accordance with applicable policies, guidelines, and regulations.
  • Enter data into and complete required manual and automated budget forms to provide documentation in support of individual budget execution actions.
  • Review and confirm budgetary records to ascertain availability of funds to support individual budget execution actions, provide guidance to office manager/requestor to finalize use of funds.
  • Track and monitor individual budget execution actions. Perform follow up checks as needed to ensure timely commitment and obligation, report issues to appropriate government personnel.
  • Utilize financial records and reports to develop comparisons of prior year(s) expenditures with current year budget execution plans.
  • Utilize financial records and reports for monitoring and reporting on current year expenditures relative to planned execution and prior year expenditures, informing office manager of any significant changes or issues.
  • Prepare daily accounting reconciliation of accounting documents entered into the automated accounting system.
  • Distribute accounting documentation to customers and office staff.
  • Maintain automated accounting documentation files.


Key duties and responsibilities:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and at least one (1) year of specialized experience using GFEBS in related roles.
  • Working knowledge and use of System Application Products (SAP) application software.
  • Working knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems.
  • Working knowledge of Business Process Flows.
  • Knowledge of standardized bookkeeping and accounting procedures used in an accounting system.


 Abilities and Skills:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated with minimal oversight.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with internal and external organizations.
  • Ability to interpret, implement, and provide guidance in support of SOPs and IOPs.
  • Ability to research and gather information; verify and analyze data.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with internal and external organizations.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with fluctuating priorities.
  • Strong ability to work in teams and collaborate effectively with others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with employees and outside contacts at all levels, both in oral and written form
  • Works toward common goals by supporting, encouraging and sharing information with colleagues, both internal and external
  • Able to multi-task productively; is well organized, using time management processes and procedures effectively
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented work environment


Security Requirements:

Security Clearance Level: Secret

  • Applicants selected will be subject to a Government background investigation and must meet eligibility and suitability requirements.
  • Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a US Government security clearance if required. 
  • Successful Pass of Bennett Aerospace Background Investigation, Drug Screening and Credit Check.



  • Competitive market-based salary, commensurate with experience and education.
  • Comprehensive benefits package available




We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/ Veteran/ Disabled


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