Manager, Accounting

Finance Mississauga, Ontario



Skyservice is a North American leader in business aviation. Built on the key principles of safety and service excellence, we provide a full service experience from Aircraft Management, Aircraft Charter, Maintenance and Aircraft sales from our Fixed Base Operations that span Canada and the western United States. People and values are the inseparable assets that drive our dedication to Quality, Safety, Respect, Commitment and Efficiency. These are the core values that guide us every day and help build our reputation as leaders in aviation services. Skyservice is a team dedicated to supporting and developing our employees. If you want to grow your career and broaden your experience, then Skyservice is the right team for you.


Reporting to the Controller, the Manager of Accounting (Aviation) is responsible for directing and managing all accounting functions, maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures while preparing financial statements for internal and external stakeholders.


  • Preparing monthly, quarterly and year end financial statements in an accurate and timely manner;
  • Managing the Company’s financial statement reporting system by creating and maintaining consolidation reports;
  • Monitoring changes in accounting standards and help co-ordinate implementation of new standards;
  • Preparing financial analysis of various balance sheet and income statement accounts;
  • Monthly variance analysis of corporate costs compared with quarterly forecasts and the annual business plan;
  • Work closely with the client solutions and charter sales team to ensure the billing process delivered in an accurate and timely manner;
  • Assisting with the annual budget and quarterly forecast process;
  • Provide leadership to the team through performance management, daily mentorship and skill development;
  • Manage Financial Accounting services, including financial statements and reporting, reconciliations, closing balances and tracking of capital projects;
  • Take an active role in the preparation of year-end financial statements while corresponding with external auditors; Manage the implementation of new or revised accounting practices and procedures for reporting;
  • Monitor processes and procedures for internal controls required to support the delivery of accurate financial results;
  • Ability to perform ad hoc projects in support of the Controller and CFO;
  • Work as a team with senior members of the finance team (Controller and CFO) to deliver executive and board level output on a monthly, and quarterly basis;
  • Other duties, as assigned by the Controller.
  • A minimum of 5 years professional work experience with at minimum of 2 years leadership experience;
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Management, Commerce or Accounting/Finance;
  • CPA designation preferred;
  • Strong working knowledge of financial statement preparation, corporate taxes, budgeting and forecasting;
  • Strong computer and reporting skills with an advanced proficiency in MS Excel;
  • Experience with cloud based ERP systems preferably NetSuite;
  • Proven ability to both lead and work within a team environment;
  • Demonstrated initiative in recognizing efficiencies and implementing process improvement initiatives;
  • Solid organizational and time management skills in order to prioritize competing demands and meet deadlines;
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written with the ability to work with a variety of people in a team environment;
Skyservice is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all interested parties. If for any reason you cannot apply through our job board, please contact a member of our Human Resources team for special accommodation.