Careers

Accountant, Senior

Clay Lacy Aviation has been providing private jet services around the globe since 1968. Taking pride in the pursuit of perfection is at the center of everything that we do. Our most valuable asset is our experienced team. If you are goal-oriented, dedicated, proactive, and enjoy a customer-centric culture, we would be delighted to get to know you better.

Position Summary

The Senior Accountant is responsible for various general ledger account reconciliations, supports the general ledger closing process, periodic analysis and financial reporting, and development of the Company’s annual budget.  The successful candidate combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to provide accuracy, and improvements to work products and processes.

All applicants must submit to a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Responsibilities

  • Participate in the annual budget process. Ensure budget assumptions reflect a reasonable outcome and are supported with documentation and other build-up data.
  • Support the preparation of financial statements and related analyses.
  • Support and enhance the efficiency of the monthly closing process, by reducing the number of closing days. Review account balances for reasonableness and prepares journal entries as needed.
  • Reconcile cash daily and follow up on unreconciled items, responsible for monthly bank account reconciliations.
  • Prepare monthly corporate overhead cost allocations.
  • Prepare selected balance sheet reconciliations with sufficient detail to facilitate timely clearing and follow-up.
  • Prepare variance analysis of general ledger balances to ensure that monthly activity is fully recorded and reconciled.
  • Support the manager to develop schedules, procedures, and system enhancements to enable timely accumulation and reporting of financial data.
  • Prepare yearend audit schedules and supporting documentation
  • Ensure accounting records are prepared and maintained in accordance with GAAP and the company’s accounting policies.
  • Research and resolve accounting questions and issues from user departments.
  • Adhere to internal control procedures to maintain company financial integrity.
  • Participate in other projects, as requested.

Education

Bachelor’s degree with a major in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related field.

Experience

  • 4+ years of relevant experience in accounting.
  • CPA is a plus.

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Goal and team-oriented dedication to customer service and working with co-workers, managers, and other department personnel.
  • Prior experience establishing budgets is a plus.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Desire to exceed expectations and drive positive change in the organization.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Microsoft Great Plains, Vena Reporting, and Corridor is a Plus.

Benefits

Clay Lacy Aviation offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, matching 401(K) and more to employees in full-time positions.

Equal Opportunity Employer

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the company provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

 

All applicants must submit to a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

 

 About Clay Lacy Aviation

Founded in 1968 by legendary aviator and industry pioneer Clay Lacy. Today, Clay Lacy Aviation is considered the world’s most experienced operator of private jets. Prominent individuals and leading corporations trust Clay Lacy for aircraft management, charter, maintenance, avionics, interiors, and FBO services. The company has aircraft operations and regional offices across the U.S., including full-service FBOs in Los Angeles and Orange County, and aircraft maintenance centers in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Oxford, Connecticut. With the most knowledgeable team in the industry, Clay Lacy delivers superior safety, service, and value to aircraft owners and jet travelers worldwide. Visit claylacy.com