Accounting – AP & AR

EOE Statement

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.




Priester Aviation is searching for an individual to be responsible for supporting the accounting department and also work with Client Services and Flight Logistics in obtaining, improving and correcting (as necessary) submitted data for billing. This position does a variety of office duties tailored to the operations/function of the department.


Training and shifts will take place at Priester Aviation’s main office located in Wheeling, IL.


  • Identifying inconsistencies and verifying trip notes with actual costs
  • Billing trip using QuickBooks, ACharter and FOS
  • Tracking and validating of quotes vs. actual costs vs. payments; tracking of comped ancillary fees
  • Contacting vendors or crew members to obtain receipts/expenses if needed
  • Transmitting ACharter into QB
  • Tracking of monthly owner cost, closing process
  • Creation of Monthly Owner Books and validating data is correct
  • Providing charter invoices to client services or customers
  • Reconciling assigned accounts for AR / AP
  • Maintains select reports used within the company
  • Perform additional tasks assigned

Come be a part of it!

Priester Aviation is the oldest, privately held Aviation Services company founded in 1945.  Conveniently headquartered in the Midwest just outside Chicago, Priester Aviation has aircraft based around the country and operations around the world. Priester is a destination employer offering a cooperative work environment and a full suite of progressive, industry-leading benefits. From unlimited PTO, pet insurance, a matching 401K, employee wellness, tuition reimbursement, and top-notch health benefits, we invest in our team members. You are Priester.


Position Requirements

  • High School Diploma required. College degree preferred or related field or equivalent knowledge gained through combination of education and work experience.
  • 1-2 years Accounting Experience strongly preferred
  • A background in customer service preferred, but not required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office including, Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Experience with QuickBooks is preferred.
  • Ability to perform office duties when assigned
  • Must be able to demonstrate good judgement, consistent with the position and corporate culture.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well independently and in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrated ability of responsiveness and customer service

Full-Time / Part-Time

Full Time


Accounting – AP & AR

Number of Openings


Exempt / Non-Exempt



Wheeling, IL

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