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NAS Senior Accountant

Location: Anchorage

Company: Northern Aviation Services

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Alaska

Job Category: Finance

Publish Date: August 21, 2019

Company Description: Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, Northern Aviation Services (NAS) is comprised of operating companies: Aloha Air Cargo, Aloha Tech Ops, Northern Air Cargo, Northern Air Maintenance Services and StratAir. NAS companies provide air cargo and logistic services throughout the United States and beyond. We pride ourselves in ensuring that our workplaces operate at a high level of safety, providing reliable best-in-class customer service while maintaining a strong commitment to the communities we serve.

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Northern Aviation Services

>The NAS Senior Accountant will assist the company in ensuring the accuracy and completeness of financial information. Senior Accountants may also be asked to act in a lead role with the General Accounting team. </p>

• Performs general accounting functions including the following:

• Prepare a variety of closing journal entries for monthly financial statements. • Reconcile general ledger accounts on a monthly basis.

• Maintains fixed assets in the ERP system.

• Prepare financial reports as needed.

• Assist with capital spending tracking and reporting.

• Performs more complex accounting functions including the following:

• Prepare the most complex journal entries for monthly financial statements. • Provide annual planning assistance to management and staff.

• Prepare year-end tax schedules.

• Prepare state and local tax reports which could include sales and use, property, Hawaii GET and unclaimed property.

• Provide accounting guidance to management and staff as requested.

Requirements:

• Bachelors Degree in Accounting is required.

• Five years of progressively responsible accounting experience.

• Possession of, or ability to obtain a CPA or CMA certificate is desireable.

• Knowledge of corporate accounting processes.

• Excellent accounting skills including knowldege of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Financial Accounting Standards and Generally Accepted Auditing Standards.

• Ability to interact with various levels of management and staff throughout the origanization.

• Local, state and federal tax experience preferred. • Proven ability to apply analytical skills to problem solving.

• Excellent verbal and written communication.

• Must be a team player.

• Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and work independently.

• Ability to mentor/train General Accountants. • Computer literate, with the ability to utilize standard software applications and be proficient in Windows and MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel).

• Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test, 5-year background check, 10-year criminal history check and security threat assessment.