Bennett Aerospace

Financial Specialist II

Job Locations US-MD-Adelphi
Posted Date 4 months ago(1/25/2022 9:30 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, 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 II in support of the Army Research Laboratory office located in Adelphi, Maryland.


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 requester 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/requester 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.
  • Utilize financial reporting tools (such as GFEBS, Microsoft Excel, and any successor systems) to generate reports detailing revenue (appropriation, program, and account structure) and expenditures for each organizational cost center, identifying and reconciling discrepancies.
  • Access multiple financial databases, web-based tools, and reports to research and track specific elements of resource from commitment through disbursement, document and notify budget analysts of issues.
  • Create documentation and coordinate routing of documentation for approval and acceptance of incoming and outgoing funds with external organizations and between internal organizational units.
  • Enter data into financial databases and web-based tools to enable documentation and tracking of organizational level financial execution, including incoming and outgoing funds, internal fund transfers, and contracting actions.
  • Support organization’s budget analysts in documenting, tracking, and researching current year and prior year financial transactions to include purchase order and purchase requisitions obligation failures, unliquidated obligations, unmatched disbursements, and other execution issues, helping to resolve discrepancies between financial transactions, records, and reports or problems associated with complex or nonstandard transactions.
  • Coordinate with ARL and Defense Finance Accounting Service (DFAS) regarding problems related to disbursements and refund checks.


Education and Experience:



  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of specialized experience as a Financial Specialist I or in a comparable job description.
  • A minimum of 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 and experience with standardized bookkeeping and accounting procedures used in an accounting system.


Abilities and Skills:


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


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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