About

Solairus is a US-based private aviation services company whose core business is assisting aircraft owners with the safe, reliable, and efficient management and operation of their aircraft. Our charter and management services are customized to meet the client’s individual travel and financial requirements, and to support their flight operation with the highest standards of safety and personalized service, regardless of the location of the aircraft.


HOURS

Sunday | Open 24 Hours

Monday | Open 24 Hours

Tuesday | Open 24 Hours

Wednesday | Open 24 Hours

Thursday | Open 24 Hours

Friday | Open 24 Hours

Saturday | Open 24 Hours

365 Days a Year

PHONE

800.359.7861

EMAIL
charter@solairus.aero

LOCATION
201 1st Streeet
Petaluma, CA 94952

Location


Client Accounting Director

Department: Accounting   Aircraft Type: Office Position
Location: Solairus Petaluma Headquarters    

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Description

DIRECTOR - CLIENT ACCOUNTING

 

Solairus Aviation is a private aviation services company assisting aircraft owners with the safe, reliable, and efficient management and operation of their aircraft. Headquartered in the beautiful California Wine Country, Solairus Aviation is a destination employer offering nationwide operating bases, a stimulating work environment, and an array of modern benefits to employees. From profit sharing and a generous 401K matching structure to employee wellness programs and top-notch health benefits, Solairus firmly believes our team members are our greatest asset and we are committed to providing an exceptional employment experience.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

This position is the primary point of contact for managed aircraft owners on all matters related to the financial operation of their aircraft. Remote work location is a possibility for applicants outside of Northern California.

The ideal candidate must have the skills, ability, and judgment to perform the following essential job duties and responsibilities:

  • Facilitate and ensure timely delivery of accurate client statements, reports and information
  • Establish and maintain client relationships by providing ongoing account support, guidance and direction, building trust and creating a partnership
  • Work with the Executive Management Team to provide regular updates regarding the client account standing and workload
  • Manage team of 4-6 Accounting Specialists who import/enter transactions and process weekly ACH/Wire/Check Disbursements
  • Work with cross-functional Solairus teams including Client Responsible Officers, Client Services, Finance, Maintenance, Human Resources/Payroll, Flight Operations, Marketing, Flight Coordination and Dispatch
  • Manage daily communications and information flow between the internal departments, the clients and the crew members
  • Work with clients and/or client’s financial team to ensure bank account is funded accordingly
  • Field and respond to client inquiries to include, but not limited to: charter revenue, special report requests, aircraft budget guidance, bank administration/requests, Solairus Portal inquires, flight operations, maintenance, insurance claims, and invoicing questions
  • Coordinate funding with client and internal departments for large expenses (Crew Bonuses, Scheduled Aircraft Maintenance events, Annual Service Contracts, etc.)
  • Oversee client bank accounts to ensure accounts are reconciled daily, vendors and crew paid timely
  • Responsible for reviewing/approving/signing weekly ACH/Wire/Check payments

EMPLOYEE/DEPARTMENT MANAGEMENT

  • Human Resource Responsibilities: Paycom timecard and PTO approval, interviewing/hiring potential candidates, performance review management and career development objectives
  • Facilitate regular communications and team meetings with established agendas
  • Develop and maintain solid accounting policies and ensure accounting records are current and accurate; ensure a strong system of internal controls exists and is monitored
  • Provides vision, leadership and guidance to direct reports and departmental staff; coach and mentor direct reports to ensure an energized, motivating work environment and desired business outcomes are achieved

SKILL SETS REQUIRED

  • 10+ years of general accounting/financial reporting experience in mid-sized to large company; corporate aviation experience strongly preferred.
  • 5+ years of managerial or supervisory experience
  • Solid understanding of financial and project accounting processes and procedures
  • Display excellent communication and interpersonal skills with both internal and external clients
  • Self-driven and able to manage multiple initiatives simultaneously
  • To be a confident presenter and able to present to a client in a professional manner
  • Excellent time management, numeracy skills and attention to detail
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time with attention to detail
  • Experience working with sensitive, highly confidential information
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Oracle Fusion, Adobe, SharePoint, and ADP

Why work with Solairus?

 




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