Financial Analyst
Job Details
KVNY - Van Nuys, CA
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Position Summary

Clay Lacy Aviation is looking for an experienced Financial Analyst for our full-service FBO at Van Nuys airport. If you meet the minimum requirements and are goal-oriented, dedicated, proactive, and enjoy a customer-centric culture, we would be delighted to get to know you better. 


Position summary: 

The Financial Analyst will perform extensive analysis of the company’s Charter Aircraft line of business; work with multiple software platforms to achieve objectives; develop new reports and analysis; advance current software capabilities; work with all staff levels.  A high level of personal integrity is required as the Analyst bears responsibility for fair and equitable treatment of both Charter clients and aircraft owners.  Successful candidates will possess excellent analytical skills along with a thorough knowledge of basic accounting principles.


All applicants must submit to a pre-employment drug screen and background check.



  • Produce analyses of Charter Aircraft trips – these are major financial events with numerous sources of revenue and expense incurred over days or weeks
  • Ensure Aircraft Fee revenues adhere to Company guidelines
  • Ensure trip revenue allocations are appropriate & proper markups taken
  • Confirm proper matching of trip-related revenues & expenses
  • Reconciliation of flight crew compensation
  • Reconciliation of all Charter revenue & expense transactions to GL
  • Use of exception filters to identify & resolve a variety of negative trip variances
  • In-depth reviews of unprofitable trips
  • Prepare commission payments for Charter Sales & Flight Support staff and 3rd party brokers
  • Reconciliation of concession & reimbursable accounts
  • Assist in multiple ongoing process improvement initiatives for accounting software and procedures
  • Provide high-quality analysis sufficient to identify problems; present solutions; support business decisions
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by Manager


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field



  • 4 – 5+ years of relevant experience


Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong general accounting skills
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains or a similar ERP program
  • Business Intelligence software
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Aviation industry experience will be very helpful but is not required



Clay Lacy Aviation offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, matching 401(K), and more to employees in full-time positions.


Equal Opportunity Employer

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the company provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.


All applicants must submit to a pre-employment drug screen and background check.


About Clay Lacy Aviation

Founded in 1968 by legendary aviator and industry pioneer Clay Lacy. Today, Clay Lacy Aviation is considered the world’s most experienced operator of private jets. Prominent individuals and leading corporations trust Clay Lacy for aircraft management, charter, maintenance, avionics, interiors, and FBO services. The company has aircraft operations and regional offices across the U.S., including full-service FBOs in Los Angeles and Orange County, and aircraft maintenance centers in Los Angeles, San Diego, and Oxford, Connecticut. With the most knowledgeable team in the industry, Clay Lacy delivers superior safety, service, and value to aircraft owners and jet travelers worldwide. Visit