Senior Accountant, Aircraft

  • 2401 Kerner Blvd, San Rafael, CA 94901, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Phoenix American is a leader in the field of securitization administration and accounting. For over thirty years the Phoenix American family of companies has specialized in creating lease and loan portfolios and has securitized six of its own structured transactions. Directly involved in the securitization market since 1995, today Phoenix American manages securitized aviation assets appraised at over $9 billion.

Our long history of success attests to Phoenix American's peerless industry knowledge, skilled and seasoned professional staff and solid relationships with major players in the securitization industry.

  • Aircraft Lessors
  • Investment Banks
  • Investors
  • Trustees
  • Rating Agencies
  • Auditing and Accounting Firms
  • Law Firms
  • Appraisers

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:

Apply principles of accounting to analyze financial information and assist in the preparation of financial reports.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare financial statements in accordance with monthly and quarterly close schedule:
    • Prepare and analyze account reconciliations and prepare journal entries
    • Reconcile client receivables
    • Analyze financial statements, results of operations and notes
  • Review contracts and agreements and prepare reports and schedules
  • Prepare and review fixed asset reports and schedules 
  • Prepare and assist with waterfall calculation (involving note/loan payouts including principal and interest calculations)
  • Assist with financial statement audits and reviews
  • Assist with tax preparation
  • Interact with clients and other outside service providers
  • Assist with preparation of budgets and budget-to-actual analysis
  • Assist with documentation of accounting policy and internal controls
  • Analyze general ledger and financial statements for variances and errors
  • Prepare various reports on behalf of clients
  • Reconcile vendor statements
  • Prepare bank reconciliations and monthly account reconciliations
  • Reconcile daily cash receipts and prepare journal entries
  • Prepare cash disbursement requests
  • Assist other accountants
  • Other projects as assigned

 

 

Qualifications

IDEAL CANDIDATE:

  • BS in Accounting or Finance (4 year degree)
  • Minimum of 4+ years of on the job experience
  • Prior experience in fund accounting desirable
  • Prior experience training and reviewing the work of others
  • Prior lease accounting and fixed asset management experience preferred

 

 

Additional Information

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Strong written and verbal skills required
  • Good communication, organizational skills and detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently to meet tight deadlines

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