Operations Accountant - Aviation (Contract)


Category: Accounting or Finance
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Title: Operations Accountant - Aviation (Contract)
Job ID: 12760
Job Status: Full Time Temporary

Job Summary

You are an Operations Accountant with a minimum of 2-3 years’ experience working in a fast-paced, team oriented environment. Supporting both our fixed wing and rotary wing aviation operations, you will interact with operations staff and other Finance team members on a daily basis to coordinate time and pay, perform GL reconciliations, and assist with various finance projects. You will also play a key role during the month-end process. You have high attention to detail and take pride in ensuring timeliness, accuracy and completeness in your day to day responsibilities.

This is a 12 to 14-month maternity leave contract position.

Join the finance team at Summit Air in Vancouver, BC today!


• Prepare month-end accruals to ensure timely and accurate recognition of expenditures
• Work closely with accounts payable team and provide guidance related to expense coding
• Perform monthly balance sheet reconciliations, and coordinate with operations team to ensure prepayments and deposits are recognized and released in the appropriate period
• Monitor compliance with procurement policy, and coordinate with operations and accounts payable team to ensure the proper cut-off of expenses, inventory, and fixed assets
• Perform credit card and fuel reconciliations
• Prepare and post journal entries into JD Edwards
• Facilitate cheque and wire payments
• Prepare biweekly payroll time entry, and serve as main point of contact for Corporate payroll, HR, and employees on payroll related matters
• Maintain strong working relationships with vendors, operations staff, and other team members
• Assist with ad-hoc finance projects and tasks


• 2 - 3 years’ experience in a similar full cycle accounting role, with a solid understanding of business operations
• Experience in aviation would be an asset, but not required
• Post-secondary degree in accounting
• Knowledge of JD Edwards or similar large ERP is preferred
• Proficient in MS Excel, Word, Outlook
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with high attention to detail
• Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
• Strong organizational skills, with a proven ability to multi-task, set priorities and meet tight deadlines
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate to various levels of business
• Quick learner with flexibility to learn new tasks and deal with non-routine matters

Work Conditions

• This is a 12 to 14-month maternity leave contract position

Summit Air, a Ledcor subsidiary, has been delivering remote aviation solutions to our customers for over 20 years. We have one of the largest and most diverse fleets in the industry. From moving cargo, to transferring passengers, to recreational flights for adventurers seeking to discover the North, we are a one-stop solution when it comes to safe and reliable aviation support. Learn more at www.flysummitair.com

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!
Ledcor is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to a policy of non-discrimination in all of our employment practices. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified individuals, regardless of race, gender, disability or any other identifying characteristic.

Vancouver, BC
Vancouver, British Columbia

Date Posted 3/2/2017 3:39:48 PM