General Staff Accountant
Sun Country Airlines - Minneapolis-Saint Paul, MN

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We are looking for an individual who can ensure accuracy and timeliness of various journal entries and account reconciliations for the month-end close process, prepare sales and use, property, excise tax returns and other reports and build/maintain certain spreadsheet documents while working with the accounting department team members and other department groups to implement process improvements in the accounting area while working in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare accruals for scheduled service flights including ground handling, fuel, landing fees and others
  • Work with station accountant on PFCs—reports, audit and payments
  • Assist with filing DOT reports monthly, quarterly and annually
  • Primary backup for the Fuel Accountant
  • Reconcile various general ledger accounts monthly including bank accounts
  • Learn the fixed asset system—how to enter assets, appropriate lives as a back up
  • Review and set up for payment property taxes as provided by outside vendor
  • Prepare and reconcile excise taxes and foreign departure taxes
  • Prepare journal entries for month, quarter and year end close
  • Assist in preparing schedules and retrieving backup for auditors
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • College degree in accounting (B.S./B.A.) and/or 3 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Airline experience preferred
  • Intermediate Computer Knowledge of Microsoft Office especially Excel and Great Plains Accounting. Sabre or other GDS experience preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, organizational, problem solving skills
  • Work effectively with minimal supervision individually or as a team
  • Able to work beyond scheduled shift time as required particularly during the accounting close process and during audits
  • Qualified candidates must pass a criminal history background check as well as a pre-employment drug test