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Job Category: Finance

Location: Danbury, CT

Title: Senior Accountant


About Global Jet:

Global Jet Capital is a financial services company providing financing solutions for the private aircraft market. The business is capitalized by world-class private investors with expertise in the global aviation industry: FS/KKR Advisor, LLC, a partnership between FS Investments and KKR Credit, The Carlyle Group and AE Industrial Partners. We offer a management team with expertise in financing, asset management, acquisition, marketing, lease administration and product support that understands the intricacies of the private aircraft market. Global Jet Capital serves virtually all jurisdictions and has the capital and expertise to meet the needs of the global private aircraft market.


Job Summary:

Reporting to the Accounting Manager and working closely with the Corporate Controller, this role will be a key member of Global Jet Capital?s accounting function:


Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the management of 1-2 members of the accounting team
  • Responsible for reviewing certain accounting reconciliations
  • Assist in the reconciliation of intercompany accounting
  • Responsible for timely statutory reporting
  • Assist in the acceleration of monthly and quarterly close
  • Assist in the design and implementation of more efficient close processes to meet external reporting requirements
  • Prepare manual and system journal entries as needed
  • Work closely with operations to ensure proper accounting for loans and leases based on newly originated deals, loan payoffs or lease terminations
  • Assists with the coordination of the year end audit process including interfacing with external auditors and preparation of supporting documentation and schedules
  • Maintains effective accounting policies and procedures
  • Provides accounting expertise and financial support to other business units as required

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • BS in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA a plus
  • 3-5 years of accounting experience
  • Experience in Microsoft Dynamics AX a plus
  • Prior experience in financial services or leasing industry a plus
  • Extremely organized, detail-oriented, and ability to multi-task and prioritize with limited supervision
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Team player, effective interpersonal skills, ability to manage multiple priorities


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