Senior Accountant

About FlightSafety International

FlightSafety International is the world’s premier professional aviation training company and supplier of flight simulators, visual systems and displays to commercial, government and military organizations. The company provides training for pilots, technicians and other aviation professionals from 167 countries and independent territories. FlightSafety operates the world’s largest fleet of advanced full-flight simulators and award-winning maintenance training at Learning Centers and training locations in the United States, Canada, France and the United Kingdom.

Purpose of Position

Applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, documenting business transactions.
  • Analyzes financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital, and prepares balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports to summarize current and projected company financial position.
  • Examines variety of accounting documents to verify accuracy and are properly supported in accordance with pertinent policy and procedures.
  • Establishes, modifies, documents, and coordinates implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures.
  • Devises and implements system for general accounting.
  • Prepares routine working papers, schedules, exhibits, and summaries indicating the extent of the examination and presenting and supporting findings and recommendations.
  • Complete other ad-hoc reports and other projects and assignments as required.
  • Exhibit and practice professional and courteous behavior while interacting with both internal and external customers.Interact within a cooperative environment through beneficial behavior, commitment to common goals, contribution to problem solving, communication of ideas and suggestions, and encouragement to other employees and departments.
  • Accountable for the security of FSI materials, projects and business information regarding the methods and techniques used in the production and usage of FSI products.
  • Accountable for the accuracy and completeness of assigned tasks.
  • Able to adhere to a work schedule including prompt and regular attendance.
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

Minimum Education

  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university.

Minimum Experience

  • Minimum of eight years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge and expertise for this level usually results from internal progressive experience. However selection for this position is based on the demonstrated ability of the person to successfully fulfill the requirements listed.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

SOFTWARE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Microsoft Office, Word and Excel

 

EQUIPMENT KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • PC ten key and basic office equipment.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

  • Fluency in English, through both verbal and written communications
  • Able to read and interpret documents
  • Able to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Able to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

  • Able to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, and area
  • Able to apply concepts of basic algebra.

 

REASONING ABILITY:

  • Able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Able to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met and/or encountered by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.