C&L Aviation Group Company Headquarters

Accounting Manager

Seeking an Accounting Manager who will have immediate responsibility for maintaining existing accounting and reporting systems that properly reflect the financial position of the Group. While ensuring compliance with GAA and supervising accounting staff.

Job Responsibilities

Manages the accounting and reporting functions of the Group by:

  • Providing accurate and timely financial information
  • Ensuring the continued maintenance and development of internal control procedures to provide for the protection of Group assets
  • Responsible for the preparation of month-end financial statements
  • Assists in coordinating the preparation of all requested documents for the Group’s external financial statement audit
  • Recommends accounting policies for the Group
  • Maintains the Group’s fixed asset records and related depreciation schedules
  • Maintains the Inventory Details
  • Participates with personnel throughout the Group as necessary, to assist in the resolution of accounting and financial management issues
  • Oversees the supervision, training, and evaluation of accounting department staff
  • Performs general ledger reconciliations

Assumes additional responsibilities as requested including, but not limited to the following:

  • Assists with special projects and assignments related to financial decisions
  • Assists in ensuring that the Group is in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations
  • Ensures continued maintenance and development of internal control procedures
  • Provides financial management support for projects as requested by the controller

Job Requirements

  • Leadership – Motivates, mentors, and encourages others; delegates routine and important tasks and decisions, shares information, creates an inclusive environment, recognizes success
  • Managing for Results – keeps team accountable for actions, provides resources and support, applies clear and consistent performance standards
  • Adapts to change, is open to new ideas, takes on new challenges, handles pressure, adjusts plans to meet changing needs
  • Deals with others in an honest manner, is accountable for actions, maintains confidentiality, and supports company values
  • Has good listening skills
  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in finance, accounting, or economics required. Master’s degree or additional professional designation (e.g. CPA or CMA) highly preferred
  • Minimum of five years of accounting, audit, and financial experience required with a demonstrated familiarity with accounting principles and corporate taxation
  • Significant work experience having been gained in a commercial environment
  • Comprehensive knowledge of broad-based financial functions in addition to financial accounting standards required
  • Strong communication and presentation skills required
  • Conceptual ability and the ability to handle problems
  • Some experience in the aviation industry would be a definite advantage but is not a requirement

This is a Full-Time Position and includes the following benefits:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term and Short-Term Disability
  • Matching 401k

What working with us is like

C&L Aviation Group is not your typical aviation company. We believe strongly that healthy wages and a happy work environment contribute to a better quality of life, and as such that quality is reflected in your work. At C&L, you’re more than just a pair of hands. You’re an integral part of our team and future growth plans. As such, there is an opportunity for you to improve and advance with our company.

A Better Relationship

Good employees don’t leave their jobs, they leave bad bosses. Our talented and trained leadership team cares about you, and your success at C&L. They strive to stay engaged with you to make sure you’re happy and achieving your goals and potential. They also manage by leading and working collaboratively with everyone. This atmosphere leads to happier employees, better work, and a respected reputation with our customers.

A Bright Future 

It sounds cheesy, but we want your future to shine so bright that you need shades.  Here at C&L, we provide an atmosphere that fosters both personal and professional growth.  Our future here at C&L is bright too. In fact, our 25-year-old company has grown from one guy selling aircraft parts out of his basement to now over 200 people, with a 200,000 Sq. Ft Facility offering parts sales, aircraft heavy maintenance, avionics installations, engineering, interior refurbishments, component repair, and aircraft sales.

It’s been a great ride so far and we plan to keep growing. We need your help to do that. Right now, we have hit a point where we are at capacity turning work away – we need more people! Together, we can continue with our growth plans.

A Bigger Vision

We feel very fortunate to be able to grow the way we have. Because of that, we want to provide opportunities for employees to participate in making a difference in the community around us. The best way for us to do that is to help the community around us grow with us. That’s why we have adopted a local school, helped fund a local community garden, provide holiday meals for those in need, and purchased winter coats for area children.

If you have a particular way you like to give back to others less fortunate, we would love to hear about it, and work together to integrate that into our existing charitable programs.

About the Area

You’ll find Bangor, Maine area is a great place to live and play. It’s a small community of roughly 100,000 people, and the commercial and social center of Northern and Eastern Maine. It is the region’s largest center of retail and service businesses and home to great schools and Universities, College sporting events, a vibrant nightlife and several exceptional event and concert venues.

To apply for this position, please fill out our application and submit your resume and cover letter to resumes@cla.aero.

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