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What do Airline Accountants do?

Airline Accountant Jobs usually involve duties like general accounting, bookkeeping, payroll, and tax preparation. Aviation Accountants will examine financial statements to ensure accuracy and compliance, inspect account books for compliance with GAAP (generally accepted accounting procedures), and often assess financial operations to find ways to reduce costs or grow revenues to maximize profits.

How much do Aviation Accountants make?

According to the Bureau Of Labor Statistics as of May 2015, the median Accountant salary was $67,190. The lowest 10% earned less than $41,400 and the highest 10% earned more than $118,930.

How do I get an Aviation Accounting Job?

Most Aviation Accountants will have a bachelor's degree in accounting or related field. Certain positions may require accountants to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Also, some accountants working at higher level positions may require a Masters in Business Administration (MBA).

What determines the salary of an Aviation Accountant?

Salaries for Aviation Accountants depend on a variety of factors. Factors include:

  • Years of Experience
  • Level of Education (Bachelor's vs. MBA)
  • Certifications (CPA, etc.)
  • Management Responsibilites

What jobs can you get as an Aviation Accountant?

The following are a list of common job titles that are available to Aviation Accountants