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02 Oct 2017 4:49 PM | Karen Goode

Job: Controller – reporting to CFO
Location: Carrollton, TX
Duration: Full Time / Exempt
US Citizens/GC applicants only. NO H1's PLEASE.

Company –

VSE Aviation, Inc. (VAI) is a family of companies which includes Prime Turbines, CT Aerospace, Kansas Aviation, Air Parts & Supply Co., VSE Aviation Singapore, and VSE Aviation GmbH that specializes in maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services and parts supply for corporate and regional aircraft engines and engine accessories.


Provide leadership and coordination of company Accounting Functions, Ensure company accounting procedures conform to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Establishes and maintains the organization's overall accounting systems, procedures, and policies. Directs all analysis and reporting of financial information including budgets, planning, and required filings and reports. Presents findings and recommendations to management.. Manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function.

Controller Essential Job Functions:

  • Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate accounting standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Build effective internal control structure and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs, and actual expenditures
  • Oversee SOX compliance controls and working closely with business unit leaders to ensure all controls are being followed across organization
  • Manage and supervision of monthly close process and create the month-end reporting package.
  • Reports directly to CFO and manage accounting staff that is in-house and remote.
  • Analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements including variances
  • Manage general ledger accounting, revenue/billing, payroll processing, accounts payable, and fixed assets.
  • Direct month end closings, financial reporting and coordination of audits – internal and external


Controller Education Requirement:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 8+ years of public accounting experience
  • Active CPA license
  • MBA is a plus but not required
  • 5+ years of experience in a senior-level accounting position.

Controller Knowledge:

  • Aviation industry experience
  • Public company accounting experience with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance skills
  • Strong Account experience with Component Control Quantum ERP Software
  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills
  • Strong knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Strong knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems.
  • Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations.
  • Working knowledge of short and long term budgeting and forecasting, rolling budgets, and product-line profitability analysis.
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively/work with senior management
  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports and statements


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