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Stratolaunch, LLC Accounts Payable Lead in Mojave, California

Position Summary

Stratolaunch is a technology accelerator that engineers operationally realistic testing at Mach 5+. Our air-launched, Talon testbeds are reusable, cost-effective platforms that enable routine access to the hypersonic environment. We deliver flight data critical to validating system performance and achieving rapid technology deployment. Together with our customers, we drive innovations that are imperative to advancing national security.

Stratolaunch is looking for an Accounts Payable Lead to perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records. As an AP Lead, you will be responsible for overseeing AP Specialists, ensuring accuracy and efficiency of all invoice operations, processing and monitoring incoming approvals and system data entries and month-end closures. The ideal candidate should have previous experience in data-entry, invoice verification, approval management and establishing and maintaining relationships with new and existing vendors.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Verify the accuracy of figures, calculations, and postings pertaining to business transactions recorded by other workers.

  • Compute, classify, and record numerical data to keep financial records complete. Reconcile financial statements and forecasts, maintaining files for accounts.

  • Make timely payments for internal vouchers and expenses.

  • Answer inquiries from vendors, suppliers, and employees, and research discrepancies.

  • Write and send checks, recording transactions on internal systems.

  • Analyze, prioritize, code and pay bills and invoices, managing vendor or supplier expectations.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong organization and attention to detail

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Experience working in Deltek Costpoint system preferred

  • Ability to work in fast-paced, high-volume environment

  • Flexible to work extended hours when needed

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Ability to multi-task

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • 5+ years of related experience in specialized area

  • Minimum Associates Degree

  • Aerospace Industry experience

Special remarks regarding work environment, if applicable

  • This position is located in Mojave, CA

Benefits and our location:

  • Relocation eligible to local area – Mojave, CA

  • 9/80 schedule

  • Healthcare (medical, dental, vision, prescription drugs)

  • Paid Maternity and Parental Leave

  • 50% company match per contributed dollar into 401(k) savings plan up to the IRS annual limit

  • Tuition reimbursement

Mojave Air & Spaceport is located 95 miles north of Los Angeles. To outsiders it may seem like it is the middle-of-nowhere, but it offers both affordability and central access to a variety of California’s best attractions and landmarks. Hikers will find themselves within a 2-3 hours distance of some of the best state and national parks, including Yosemite and Sequoia in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Skiers will delight in being closely distanced to world-class resorts at Mammoth Mountain, Mountain High, and Big Bear. Beachgoers can find plenty of sand, sun, and sunsets at both Southern and Central California beaches like Ventura, Huntington, Santa Monica, and Pismo. The area also offers plenty of rural area for off-roading and horseback riding enthusiasts.

Not much for the outdoors and prefer the city life? You’re within a half day’s drive or less of Los Angeles, San Diego, Las Vegas, and San Francisco where you can find a variety of live entertainment, museums, tours, and historical sight-seeing. Theme parks are in abundance, with Six Flags Magic Mountain, Disneyland, and Knotts Berry Farm ready to meet the needs of rollercoaster thrill seekers.

Food and drink fanatics are in a haven of delectable choices. Wine aficionados will also find easy access to some of the state’s best vino in Paso Robles, Santa Ynez, and even more locally in Tehachapi and Agua Dulce. Beer fanatics will find some of the best West Coast IPAs at Bravery and Lucky Luke’s in Lancaster. Any food option you crave is covered, and we always recommend the authentic and fresh Mexican food that you won’t find anywhere else in the United States.

Applicants must be a US citizen or Green Card holder to be considered for this role.

Stratolaunch is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at our company. We encourage people from all walks of life to apply, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Our management team does not tolerate discrimination or harassment at any point during our employees’ and applicants’ time with us, especially with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities, and general treatment during employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law:

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

Job Category: Accounting and Finance

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