Bridger Aerospace is looking to hire a Financial Reporting Manager (“FRM”) who will be a leader within the Accounting department and a critical partner to the Executive Leadership Team.

The FRM is responsible for driving timely and accurate monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting, as well as being the main technical accounting resource for the Company. The individual also helps guide process improvement and system development aimed at strengthening the overall infrastructure and operations. The FRM provides support for transactional activities, as well as audits and assists in resolution of audit inquiries.

Reports to: VP of Finance


  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual consolidated financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (“GAAP”) and Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) regulations
  • Supervise, review, and direct production of monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial reports
  • Coordinate subsidiary accounting and, where appropriate, prepare consolidating schedules and post required consolidation entries
  • Establish and communicate financial reporting procedures, schedules, and deadlines to all appropriate staff
  • Resolve inquiries (which may include providing technical advice concerning accounting principles)
  • Create management and Board monthly quarterly, and year-end financial statement reporting packages
  • Prepare analysis of financial statements to provide context on financial results
  • Develop new financial reports as needed or requested
  • Review or prepare routine journal entries (e.g., payroll, investment activity, lease activities, accrual and reclass journal entries, in-kind activity, debt-related journal entries)
  • Review, and where appropriate prepare, balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prepare or review audit schedules for routine areas and work collaboratively with Finance and Company leadership in determining and preparing appropriate footnote disclosures
  • Present financial information to executive leadership monthly
  • Stay abreast of new accounting pronouncements and requirements and their impact on Bridger Aerospace; may involve drafting technical memos and guiding implementation of new accounting standards
  • Improve usefulness of accounting systems through system-generated reports
  • Conduct ad-hoc analysis or perform other assignments as requested
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Cultivate and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace

What We Are Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • CPA preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience, including 2 – 3 years of auditing experience
  • Must have practical work experience in financial reporting and consolidations
  • Team leadership or other supervisory type experience required
  • Must have experience researching, documenting, and implementing technical accounting literature
  • Strong knowledge U.S. GAAP and SEC reporting regulations along with financial reporting, analysis, and consolidation skills
  • Experience with ERP systems and understanding of relational databases
  • Expert-level Excel skills and strong working knowledge of other MS Office tools
  • Strong attention to detail with an ability to work effectively and minimize errors in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated, strong work ethic, operates with the highest level of integrity
  • Proven leadership ability and willingness to lead and manage others

Work Schedule

  • This role is eligible for work in Boise, Idaho (hybrid remote work model) and/or Bozeman, Montana (in-office)

This position is subject to pre-employment essential background check.

This position requires obtainment of an AOA Badge issued by Bozeman-Yellowstone Int’l Airport.

Bridger Aviation Group, LLC. and its family of companies does not discriminate or permit discrimination by any member of its community against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, marital status, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, genetic information or any other classification protected by federal or state law in matters of employment, promotion, services or activities it operates.