Senior Staff Accountant

Fort Lauderdale, United States

Chapman Freeborn has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Staff Accountant in or near our Fort Lauderdale, FL office. The successful candidate will have previous experience working in a finance department and will be confident with reporting, payroll, processing large transactions, collaborating with international and multi-company teams, and various administration duties.

If this is you, we want to hear from you today!


Purpose of the Role

  • To produce the management reports for Chapman Freeborn USA in accordance with group policies and procedures.
  • To provide support to internal teams and to the V.P. of Finance & Administration.

Management Accounts & Other Finance Responsibilities

  • Produce all monthly management reports accurately and timely including income statement and balance sheet review with detailed commentary, accruals listing report, fixed assets schedule, gross profit summary report (responsible for full reconciliation between CRM & accounting systems), bank, debtors & creditors revaluation reports, intercompany reconciliation reports.
  • Support Passenger Charter teams with tender processes, and performance analysis.
  • Produce weekly cashflow and banking position reports.
  • Provide cover for the transactional ledger work to include banking, payments and invoice entry.
  • Provide guidance and leadership to the other members of the US finance team.
  • Support the V.P. of Finance and Administration in the annual budget process.
  • Support the V.P. of Finance and Administration in the annual audit process.
  • Process MSA & Vendor enrollment.
  • Process client credit applications & DUNS reports.
  • Work in correlation with Finance departments across the group (where applicable).
  • Work in conjunction with commercial teams to improve internal reporting.


  • 5+ years in financial management reporting and working with balance sheets
  • International and/or multi-company experience
  • Experience handling processing transactions
  • Experience with business contracts
  • ​Travel/aviation industry preferable; but not required
  • Strong MS Excel skills


Group policies and procedures 

  • To undertake all activities in accordance with applicable group policies and procedures to ensure that the interests of the Group and individual corporate entities are always protected.
  • To ensure that legal and commercial risks are identified and minimized through effective communication with applicable stakeholders as well as relevant support to functional departments and, when necessary the Executive Committee.



  • To carry out any other duties, as requested (including additional working hours as and when required).
  • To travel when required in line with business needs.
  • Be aware of and comply with company policies.
  • Keep up to date with industry changes, procedures and requirements relating to job role.


Qualities We Look For

  • Team player, happy to help other team members and go the extra mile.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to build relationships with internal teams as this role will act as the primary finance contact.
  • Desire to identify process improvement opportunities.


We offer a competitive salary and a great benefits package.


With over 45 years of experience, the Chapman Freeborn group provides a diverse range of aviation-related services on a global basis. Our expertise in all areas of the air charter industry makes us the number one choice for many of the world’s leading logistics providers, multinational corporations, travel partners, and well-known names from the entertainment business.

Whether it’s arranging the delivery of oil equipment to a remote location, organizing flights for a professional sports team, or booking private jets to an island resort, the sky’s the limit when it comes to the charter business.

The Chapman Freeborn Group is a family member of Avia Solutions Group, the largest aerospace business group from Central & Eastern Europe with 83 offices and production stations providing aviation services and solutions worldwide.

Avia Solutions Group unites a team of more than 7000 professionals, providing state-of-the-art solutions to aviation industry and beyond.


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Recruitment agencies: please note we have an in-house recruiter alongside a preferred agency list which we review annually. Therefore, we do not accept any CVs or applications sent to us on a speculative basis. We are proactive in reaching out to agencies if there is a business need so please refrain from calling us.


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