Cirrus Aircraft

Senior Staff Accountant

Knoxville, Tennessee, US
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Jul 20, 2018
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Job Summary:

This role will be hands on and integral to the accounting operations of Cirrus Aircraft. Position will afford the opportunity to be involved in various projects during this exciting period of growth. The Senior Staff Accountant should enjoy a challenging, fast-paced environment, be a team player and have an excellent ability to prioritize individual and team objectives.

The Senior Staff Accountant must be able to perform various accounting functions as detailed below.

Supervisory Responsibility:

None at this time.

Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions):

The Senior accountant will be responsible for the following:
  • Provide support to Customer Experience Team retail operations including but not limited to:
    • Company Store
    • Flight Training
    • Service Center
  • Assist with business process documentation and set up, including software and system set up
  • Purchasing Card processing and administration
  • Assist with month-end and year-end close in accordance with IFRS
  • Perform accounting research and prepare ad-hoc reports as required
  • Maintain monthly reconciliations
  • Actively participate in the budget cycle
  • Assist in year-end audit
  • Provide recommendations to management for continuous improvement in business processes, internal controls and accounting procedures
  • Develop positive working relationships throughout the Company
  • Minimal travel required
  • Additional duties as requested, directed or assigned


Individual must be able to perform essential functions proficiently. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Minimum two years' experience in public accounting or industry
  • IFRS experience preferred—at a minimum, an in-depth understanding of US GAAP is required
  • Experience with consolidating multiple companies
  • International Financial Reporting

Demonstrated Proficiencies/Skills/Abilities:

Must be able to demonstrate the ability to read, write and speak the English language. Additionally, the following skills are desired:
  • Strong Excel skills with proficient understanding of all Microsoft Office products
  • Exceptional problem-solving, documentation, research, data analysis and multi-tasking skills
  • In-depth accounting principles knowledge
  • Must be trustworthy and confidential
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proven ability to identify and drive process and system improvements
  • Ability to lead, mentor, and be a team player
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Dexterous in managing multiple competing priorities

Other Duties:

This job description does not contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required for this position and they may change at any time with or without notice. Overtime hours may be required.

Cirrus is dedicated to a drug free work environment promoting equal employment opportunity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, national origin, color, age, disability, religion, pregnancy, veteran status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, receipt of public assistance, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.






Bachelors or better in "Accounting" or related field.

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