Element Materials Technology

Senior Accountant

Job Locations US-OH-Fairfield | Work From Your Own Home


Element is looking for an experienced, organized and thorough accounting professional to join our Finance team as a Senior Accountant.  As the Senior Accountant, you will own day-to-day accounting operations for our Aerospace Defense business unit and play an integral role in the financial close process.


The ideal candidate will contribute strong operational accounting experience, possess a questioning mind and identify opportunities for process improvement. The position provides a clear opportunity for professional development and career advancement within a Global TIC business.  This is a hybrid role.



  • Maintain general ledger and prepare journal entries for the Aerospace and Defense 
  • Own the monthly close process & assist with financial statement variance analysis
  • Coordinate with functional department owners to lead various corporate accounting functions, such as cost allocations and asset tracking
  • Perform balance sheet account and bank statement reconciliations
  • Assist corporate consolidation efforts by performing key close procedures, reviewing intercompany balances, and resolving validation errors
  • Complete monthly cash flow forecasts 

Skills / Qualifications

  • 5+ years of general ledger accounting experience
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize while working in a fast-paced environment
  • Proactive, detail-oriented professional with proven problem-solving capabilities
  • Proficient Microsoft Excel skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting 



Company Overview

Element is one of the fastest growing testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world. Globally we have more than 7,500 brilliant minds operating from 200 sites across 30 countries. Together we share an ambitious purpose to ‘Make tomorrow safer than today’.


When failure in use is not an option, we help customers make certain that their products, materials, processes and services are safe, compliant and fit for purpose. From early R&D, through complex regulatory approvals and into production, our global laboratory network of scientists, engineers, and technologists support customers to achieve assurance over product quality, sustainable outcomes, and market access.


While we are proud of our global reach, working at Element feels like being part of a smaller company. We empower you to take charge of your career, and reward excellence and integrity with growth and development.


Industries across the world depend on our care, attention to detail and the absolute accuracy of our work. The role we have to play in creating a safer world is much bigger than our organization.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, race, religion, responsibility of dependents, sexual orientation, or gender identity or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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