Iridium Satellite

  • Part-time - Accounts Payable Clerk

    Job Locations US-VA-McLean
    Job ID 2018-1331
    Worker Category
    Regular Part-Time[P]
  • Company Overview

    Aireon is on the path to revolutionizing air traffic surveillance and aircraft tracking, as the world’s first and only company deploying a 100 percent global space-based system. This system will provide real-time aircraft monitoring spanning never before covered areas of the planet, including remote, oceanic and polar regions.  Aireon’s receivers are hosted on the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation, which began launching in January 2017.  The Iridium NEXT constellation consists of 66 operational satellites in a low-earth orbit and utilizes a unique cross-linked satellite architecture creating a web of coverage around the world.  The Aireon system has the ability to enable a safer, more efficient and environmentally friendly aviation industry resulting in significant COemission reductions.  Numerous Air Navigation Service Providers have already signed on to receive Aireon’s space-based ADS-B data, including NAV CANADA, Naviair, Enav, the Irish Aviation Authority, UK NATs and more. 

    Position Summary, Job Requirements & Responsibilities

    Position Overview:


    In this role you will work with our accounting team on the overall financial support of the organization.  This position will be primarily focused on the Accounts Payable and Purchasing process.  This is a part-time position, currently the expectation is 20 to 24 hours per week. Currently the Company uses Workday as the ERP solution. 


    Specific Responsibilities/Duties:

    Accounts Payable support

    • Process Purchase Requisitions and Purchase Orders.
    • Process invoices in our ERP. This includes reviewing invoices for PO matching, proper account coding and validating that approvals are in accordance with company policies.
    • Process corporate credit card transactions. This includes review for proper account coding and review of the related credit card reconciliations for completeness, accuracy and compliance with company policies.
    • Process employee expense reports. This includes reviewing for compliance with company policies and proper account coding.
    • Work with project managers & vendors on invoice-related issues.
    • Respond to vendor calls and e-mails on a timely basis.
    • Handle internal customer inquiries timely.
    • Assist with weekly payment batches, including:
      • Wires
      • EFT/ ACH
      • Checks

    General Ledger duties:

    • Assist with Month-end close process; performing monthly accounting tasks including journal entries
    • Provide ad hoc and other necessary reports and analysis as and when required.

    Experience & Education Requirements / EEO



    • Expert-level MS Office applications, including, but not restricted to, Outlook, Excel and Word
    • Detail oriented
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are required
    • 2 to 4 years of experience or B.S. Degree in Accounting 

    Aireon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or status as a protected veteran. EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability and other protected categories.


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