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Company: Frontier Airlines
Location: Denver, CO
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Hospitality, Travel, Leisure


Why Work for Frontier Airlines?

At Frontier, we believe the skies should be for everyone. We deliver on this promise through our commitment to Low Fares Done Right. This is more than our tagline - it's our driving philosophy. Every member of Team Frontier has an important role to play in bringing this vision to life. Our successful business model allows travelers to take advantage of our fast-growing route network while our bundled and unbundled pricing options allow our customers to personalize their travel experience and only pay for the services they need – saving them money along the way.

What We Stand For

Low Fares Done Right is our mission and we strive to bring it to life every day. Our ‘Done Right' promise means delivering not only affordable prices, but making travel friendly and easy for our customers. To do this, we put a great deal of care into every decision and action we take. We must be efficient with the use of our resources and make smart decisions about how we run our business. We must also innovate and be pioneers - we're not afraid to try new things. While our business requires us to fly high in the air, we also consider ourselves down-to-earth in our approach, creating a warm and friendly experience that truly demonstrates Rocky Mountain Hospitality.

Work Perks

At Frontier, we like to think we're creating something very special for our team members. Work is why we're here, but the perks are nice too:

  • Flight benefits for you and your family to fly on Frontier Airlines
  • Buddy passes for your friends so they can experience what makes us so great
  • Discounts throughout the travel industry on hotels, car rentals, cruises and vacation packages
  • Discounts on cell phone plans, movie tickets, restaurants, luggage and over 2,000 other vendors
  • Enjoy a ‘Dress for your Day' business casual environment
  • Flexible work schedules that support work/life balance
  • Total Rewards program including a competitive base salary, short term incentives, long-term incentives, paid holidays, 401(k) plan, vacation/sick time and medical/dental/vision insurance that begins the 1st of the month following your hire date.
  • We play our part to make a difference. The HOPE League, Frontier Airlines' non-profit organization, is dedicated to providing employees financial assistance during catastrophic hardship

Who We Are

Frontier Airlines is committed to offering ‘Low Fares Done Right' to more than 100 destinations and growing in the United States, Canada, Dominican Republic and Mexico on more than 350 daily flights. Headquartered in Denver, Frontier's hard-working aviation professionals pride themselves in delivering the company's signature Low Fares Done Right service to customers. Frontier Airlines is the proud recipient of the Federal Aviation Administration's 2018 Diamond Award for maintenance excellence and was recently named the industry's most fuel-efficient airline by The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) as a result of superior technology and operational efficiencies.

What Will You Be Doing?

The Senior Analyst of Technical Accounting has primary responsibility for researching and implementing technical accounting guidance, reporting in compliance with United Sates Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (“GAAP”) and interfacing with external auditors on technical accounting matters.

Essential Functions

  • Identify and research technical accounting topics to ensure compliance with GAAP.
  • Point of contact for technical accounting questions or matters that may arise from the locations.
  • Evaluate new accounting pronouncements for applicability to the Company and lead implementation.
  • Write memos to support the Company's accounting positions and conclusions.
  • Oversee maintenance of Finance / Accounting Policies and Procedures.
  • Responsible for executive compensation, technical lease accounting interpretations, and earnings per share (EPS) GAAP accounting and reporting.
  • Key point of contact with external auditors for all technical accounting items.
  • Support Finance and Treasury teams with requests related to derivatives, hedging, budgeting and modeling.
  • accounting and reporting.
  • Key point of contact with external auditors for all technical accounting items.
  • Support Finance and Treasury teams with requests related to derivatives, hedging, budgeting and modeling.

Other Functions

  • Assist in quarterly reviews and year-end audit requests.
  • Special projects/continual process improvement
  • Completion of technical accounting memos for routine or non-routine transactions as needed


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or equivalent combination of education and experience required, Master's degree preferred
  • CPA strongly preferred
  • 6 to 9 years' experience, some public accounting experience required (“Big 4” preferred)
  • Strong working knowledge of US GAAP. IFRS and global accounting knowledge helpful.
  • Proven track record in researching and interpreting GAAP, creating and implementing technical accounting procedures and supporting reporting requirements
  • Proven track record in writing technical accounting memos to support conclusions reached and serve as audit support.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel/Word/PowerPoint
  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Self-starter, able to work independently
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure & meet deadlines
  • Ability to work with strict confidentiality

Equipment Operated

Standard office equipment, including PC, copier, fax machine, printer

Work Environment

Typical office environment, adequately heated and cooled

Physical Effort

Generally, not required.

Supervision Received

General Direction: The incumbent normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work and receives general instructions on new assignments.

Positions Supervised


Disclaimer: The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature and level of work required of the referenced position; they are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Please be advised that duties and expectations of this position may be subject to change.

Frontier Airlines, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Frontier Airlines is a Zero Tolerance Drug-Free Workplace. All prospective employees are subject to pre-employment testing for the following drugs and their metabolites: Marijuana, Cocaine, Amphetamines, Opioids and Phencyclidine (PCP). Further, any applicant who is found to have tested positive on any required drug or alcohol test at a former employer will be considered ineligible for employment with Frontier.

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