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Manager, Accounting

We can’t wait to share our passion for aviation with you! Join a team that works hard, cares for each other and offers plenty of opportunities to grow.


At Piedmont Airlines, our strength is the way we deliver industry-leading service to our customers and airline partners. To continue our standard of excellence, Piedmont is seeking a motivated, reliable leader to join our team as a Manager, Accounting in our Accounting Department. The primary responsibility of the position is to ensure the company’s financial procedures, records, and statements are compliant with laws and regulations.  This role is also responsible for the development of the entire accounting team in tandem with other senior management. The successful candidate will hold a bachelor’s degree in accounting or another related field and possess seven years of accounting experience. This position will report to the Director, Accounting.


Essential Duties:

  • Coordinate the timely close of the financial statements monthly; manage the proper cut-off and accruals to ensure consistent results
  • Review work product of accounting team members, including journal entries and account reconciliations
  • Prepare quarterly Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting package information for Parent Company
  • Prepare reports and schedules for Parent Company as requested
  • Prepare annual budgets for fixed asset and inventory accounts
  • Assist Financial Planning and Analysis Department with inquiries and issues
  • Ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and internal policies and procedures
  • Conduct personnel and goal development to improve overall department effectiveness, including coaching and mentoring
  • Own and audit Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for all processes and procedures that occur for every function within the department
  • Ad hoc projects and accounting department initiatives, as required 


Job Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or related field
  • Seven (7) years of accounting experience
  • Knowledge of tax laws and GAAP
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly with Excel
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, develop, and manage teams
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in data analysis
  • Excellent time management skills


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Certification
  • Master’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field
  • Diversified with both public and private accounting experience


Work Environment:

  • Standard office environment, use of telephones, computers, and other office equipment
  • Some travel may be required


Physical Requirements:

  • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds


The above statements provide a brief description of the general nature of work performed and are not intended to be a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position. Duties and expectations are subject to change as needed.


Employment is contingent upon a clear driving record, 10-year Criminal History Records Check, and drug screen as required. We also require proof of high school or GED completion. Minimum 18 years of age.


Benefit package includes paid training, holiday pay, 401(k), vacation, and family travel on the American Airlines network.  Medical and dental available.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.