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Accountant

Employer
StandardAero Careers
Location
Hamilton, Ohio, United States
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Job Role
Accountant
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
General Accountability

Reports Directly To: Controller, Accounting; Controller, Group Reporting & Tax; Director, Marketing/Communications;

or Vice President, Finance

Reports Functionally To: Vice President, Finance

Performs professional accounting work in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and reporting requirements. Performs a variety of accounting functions including maintaining the general ledger, assisting in preparing income and balance sheet statements, and detailed analysis of transactions or balances.

Direct Reports Include: N/A

Immune Specific Accountabilities

  • Recognizes and understands flight/product safety critical parts and processes.
  • Responsible for immediately reporting flight/product safety concerns.
  • Participates in proactive risk analysis of flight/product safety critical parts and processes.
  • Recognizes and understands the Just Culture policy.


Specific Accountabilities

  • Classifies and/or reviews recording of routine to complex accounting transactions.
  • Prepares financial reports in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Performs reconciliation of accounts from the general ledger by researching on-line and record sources and preparing "correcting journal entries" as required.
  • Prepares and updates documentation of account descriptions, transaction processing and system processes.
  • Ensures accounting systems and procedures are in compliance with company policies, acceptable accounting practices and applicable regulations.
  • Identifies accounting problems, researches possible solutions, forms conclusions to present to members of the management team or other individuals involved and processes corrections accordingly.
  • Interacts with and advises various functional groups and remote locations in order to correct problem situations.
  • Assists with the preparation of month-end and year-end closings.
  • Assists in the preparation of working papers for periodic government, external or internal audits.
  • Produces a variety of ad-hoc reporting. Assists in preparation of reports for external reporting requirements.
  • Responsible for observing all applicable safety requirements and reporting immediately any unsafe practices/conditions.
  • Carries out special projects as assigned.


Requirements

  • 1-5 years experience of general accepted accounting practices.
  • Working knowledge of integrated financial systems.
  • Good planning, organizational, analytical, interpersonal, decision making, oral and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of PC's in the current company operating system environment.
  • University degree in commerce, business administration, economics, or related field; or equivalent.
  • Designated or enrolled in a recognized professional accounting program (CA, CMA, CGA, CPA or CFM); or equivalent.
  • Comfortable working on site with some local travel


Background Information

The typical minimum level of education to perform this job competently is equivalent to completion of a university (bachelor) program in a specialized field of study and work. The work requires a sound understanding of the underlying theoretical principles and concepts associated with the subject area and an understanding of the relation of these to the responsibilities of the job. This specialized training is often recognized by a degree and/or professional designation.

Directly/indirectly related work experience representing continuous learning and required for someone to perform this job competently is one to three years.

Ongoing work assignments typically have clearly defined goals. The incumbent's education, training, and previous experience ensure work assignments are successfully carried out because he/she understands what is expected, as well as the best approach to take.
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