Senior Fixed Asset Accountant

Accounting Chicago, Illinois


Description

Position at Gogo Commercial Aviation

The Senior Fixed Asset Accountant is part of Gogo’s Corporate Accounting team and will work with inventory and fixed asset accounting functions within the Commercial Aviation division. A critical part of our growing team, this person will have insight and visibility into strategic accounting and finance operations, and with tremendous room for growth within the company! 


How will you make a difference? 

  • Complete all required monthly, quarterly, and annual closing activities 
  • Prepare assigned journal entries and balance sheet account reconciliations monthly 
  • Ensure general ledger postings of all assets are accurate and complete
  • Set up, transfer or retire assets on an accurate and timely basis
  • Analyze P&L and provide variance analysis to internal team members, both within and outside accounting
  • Assist in the development of accounting policies and procedures
  • Develop comprehensive documentation to support financial transactions including journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Assist with internal and external audits by preparing audit schedules and ensuring appropriate documentation is provided and controls have been performed and documented
  • Identify and implement solutions to continuously improve the monthly close cycle to maintain accuracy while reducing time 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with
  • 4 to 8 years of Accounting experience
  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred

Required Skills, Experiences & Talents

  • Financial Close Cycle experience required
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, Access and Power point
  • Must work well both independently and as part of a team in fact-paced environment and against established deadlines
  • Excellent organization and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player

Preferred Skills, Experiences & Talents

  • Experience in the telecommunications or technology industry preferred
  • ERP systems experience, i.e. Navision a plus

Gogo is the inflight internet company. Our worldwide inflight Wi-Fi services have made internet and video entertainment a regular part of flying. We are a diverse and mission-minded group of professionals all working together in extraordinary harmony. And that’s just the beginning. We connect the aviation industry and air travelers with innovative technology and applications, and we do it all in a high-energy environment that welcomes the next challenge. Be prepared to join a performance-obsessed team that is passionate about bringing the internet to every device, every flight, everywhere.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled

Gogo participates in E-Verify. Details in English and Spanish. Right to Work Statement in English and Spanish.