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Accountant

Company Description

Porter Airlines is committed to delivering its signature ‘flying refined’ experience to customers across North America. Effortless travel and genuine hospitality are offered in style and comfort while restoring glamour and refinement to air travel. 

 

Porter is proud to be an Official 4 Star Airline® in the World Airline Star Rating®.

 

Visit www.flyporter.com or follow @porterairlines on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Details of growth plans to provide North America-wide service are available at flyporter.com.

Job Details

Porter Airlines set a new standard with a flying refined brand promise bringing dignity and ease to travel, with an elevated, high-value experience.  Recently, Porter announced an expansion of its network across North America acquiring up to 80 new Embraer E195 – E2.  This growth plan will make Porter a national airline and create incredible opportunities for team members to expand skill sets, work on new projects, and experience our vast network of destinations.


The Accountant is responsible for performing and leading several key functions of the finance department, as well as supporting the broader finance team’s goals and objectives.  This position reports to the Manager, Accounting & Financial Reporting.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform fixed assets analysis on a monthly basis in order to determine what to capitalize in Microsoft GP Dynamics

  • Prepare monthly reconciliation of fixed assets subledger to general ledger in Microsoft GP Dynamics for several subsidiaries

  • Perform month-end close procedures for airport operations departments and ensure that all costs are captured in the correct period by working with the financial planning and analysis team

  • Coordinate the travel agency commissions payable process – compile commission payments and prepare monthly payment runs and associated reconciliations

  • Prepare other standard and accrual journal entries, account reconciliations and analysis, as required

  • Participate in the adherence to, and further development of a strong internal controls environment

  • Assist in preparation of documentation for external audit requests

  • Ensuring compliance with all reporting regulations in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

  • Actively participate in Porter’s Safety Management System (SMS) including, reporting hazards and incidents encountered in daily operations; understand, comply, and promote the Company Safety Policy

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Concern for Safety: Identifying hazardous or potentially hazardous situations and taking appropriate action to maintain a safe environment for self and others.

  • Teamwork: Working collaboratively with others to achieve organizational goals.

  • Passenger/Customer Service: Providing service excellence to internal and/or external customers (passengers).

  • Initiative: Dealing with situations and issues proactively and persistently, seizing opportunities that arise.

  • Results Focus: Focusing efforts on achieving high-quality results consistent with the organization’s standards.

  • Fostering Communication: Listening and communicating openly, honestly, and respectfully with different audiences, promoting dialogue and building consensus.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors or post-graduate degree in business or related studies (finance or accounting specialization)

  • Actively pursuing or completion of designation and qualifications as a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), an asset

  • Excellent analytical skills, ability to review processes and recommend improvements to increase efficiency

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, with a high proficiency in Microsoft Excel

  • Experience with MS Dynamics (Great Plains) an asset

  • Strong communications skills; ability to communicate clearly and precisely in English

  • Detail and results oriented with strong organizational skills

  • Strong self-starter who seeks continuous process improvement and likes to drive change

  • Ability to work with strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Flexible and willing to do other tasks within the finance group, as requested and required

  • Travel / aviation industry experience, an asset

  • Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination

LOCATION: Toronto (250 Yonge Street)

  • November 29, 2022
  • 76-62-03

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