Accounting Generalist

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.




The Accounting Generalist position will support the Accounting Department.  This position also works independently with Client Services, Flight Logistics, and Sales to coordinate, evaluate, and review data and reporting. This position performs general accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, collections and billing. Experience with QuickBooks, Concur, and Microsoft Dynamics Business Central is beneficial.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs general accounting and other related duties including accounts receivable, accounts payable, collections, customer payments/deposits, and account reconciliations.
  • Processing and reconciling aircraft fuel invoices, set up customer fuel accounts, and close the month-end.
  • Reconciles credit card accounts and properly classifies expenses to general ledger.
  • Creates new customer and vendor setup through QuickBooks.
  • Prepare and post journal entries.
  • Review submission of expense reports and record transactions in QuickBooks.
  • Assistance with month-end Client Billing.
  • Prepare various executive management reports.
  • Support with new hire and existing colleague training on expense policy and procedures, including setup in Concur system.

This is an exempt position which requires flexibility to meet the demands of business.

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

Required or Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or related work experience
  • 2-4 years Accounting Experience preferred.
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office Programs to include Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Experience with general ledger functions and month-end process
  • Experience QuickBooks and/or Microsoft Dynamics preferred.
  • Strong analytics skills and attention to detail

Full-Time / Part-Time

Full Time


Accounting Generalist

Number of Openings


Exempt / Non-Exempt



Wheeling, IL

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