C&L Aviation Group, a growing international aviation company, has an opening at their Bangor, Maine office for a full time Controller.
This position will be replacing our current Controller who is retiring at the end of the year, following more than 13 years with the Group. As such there will be a transitional period as the new Controller assumes the duties of the current Controller.
C&L Aviation Group was founded more than 20 years ago as an aircraft parts distributor servicing the regional airliner market. Today the company has expanded beyond its original location in Australia to become a global aviation services and aftermarket support provider, focused on regional and corporate aircraft with additional locations throughout the United States and Europe.
Presently headquartered in a state-of-the-art 120,000 square foot facility at Bangor International Airport in Maine, the company saves customers time and money by offering a one-stop-solution for sales, maintenance, avionics installations, interior refurbishments, exterior paint, component overhaul, and parts. Related services include corporate aircraft sales, charter and management.
We hire the hardest working, most knowledgeable people in their field which has been the key to our exceptional growth. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and drive to successfully accomplish goals in a fast-paced environment, we would like to get acquainted.
Controller - Reporting directly to the CEO
Controller has immediate responsibility for:
- Maintaining existing accounting and reporting systems that properly reflect the financial position of the C&L Group.
- Ensuring compliance with GAAP
Manages the accounting and reporting functions of the Group by:
o Providing accurate and timely financial information
o Ensuring the continued maintenance and development of internal control procedures to provide for the protection of Group assets
o Oversees the financial reporting of the Group to various end users, both internal and external.
o Responsible for the preparation of budgets and the periodic analysis of budget variances.
o Prepares and reviews financial projections
o Responsible for coordinating the filing of all applicable federal and state income tax returns.
o Responsible for the preparation of month-end financial statements
o Responsible for new accounting standards, interpretations, and emerging guidance and their impact on the Group
o Responsible for coordinating the preparation of all requested documents for the Groups external financial statement audit.
o Develops accounting policies for the Group
o Maintains the Group’s fixed asset records and related depreciation schedules
o Participates with personnel throughout the Group as necessary, to assist in the resolution of accounting and financial management issues.
o Oversees the supervision, training, and evaluation of accounting department staff
o Responsible for all general ledger reconciliations.
Assumes additional responsibilities as requested including, but not limited to the following:
o Assists with special projects and assignments related to financial decisions
o Serves as an informational resource for federal and state examiners, and internal and external auditors
o Assists in ensuring that the Group is in compliance with local, state and federal regulations
o Ensures continued maintenance and development of internal control procedures
o Provides financial management support for projects as requested by Senior Management
o Leadership – Motivates and encourages others; delegates routine and important tasks and decisions, shares information, creates an inclusive environment, recognizes success
o Managing for Results – keeps team accountable for actions, provides resources and support, applies clear and consistent performance standards
o Adapts to change, is open to new ideas, takes on new challenges, handles pressure, adjusts plans to meet changing needs
o Deals with others in an honest manner, is accountable for actions, maintains confidentiality and supports company values
o Has good listening skills
o Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in finance, accounting or economics required. Master’s degree or additional professional designation (e.g. CPA or CFA) highly preferred.
o Minimum of ten years of accounting, audit and financial experience required with a demonstrated familiarity with accounting principles and corporate taxation.
o Significant work experience having been gained in a commercial environment.
o Comprehensive knowledge of broad-based financial functions in addition to financial accounting standards required.
o Demonstrated management and supervisory experience with strong interpersonal skills required.
o Strong communication and presentation skills required.
o Conceptual ability and the ability to handle problems.
To apply for this position please submit your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.