Chief Financial Officer
Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JAN & HKS)
The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for directing activities of the Finance Department and employees, ensuring processes and procedures are in accordance with accounting standards, laws, and regulations. This position creates and implements strategic financial plans and determines available resources for the Authority; ensures financial metrics and targets are met; evaluates, creates, and coordinates financial programs including budgeting, financial planning, facilities improvements, and capital asset funding; and manages the organization’s overall financial interest and the capital structure and debt/equity mix.
Work Environment: Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully with or without reasonable accommodations. The work environment is considered to be that of a typical business/office operation. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Assists co-workers in the completion of tasks and assignments to ensure continuity of service. Actively supports teamwork throughout the organization.
· Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, or related field is required.
· Master’s Degree is preferred.
· Twelve years of experience in a senior-level finance or accounting position with three years being in a supervisory role is required.
· Master’s degree substitutes two years of experience.
· Experience in finance and accounting (debt and cash flow management) within the aviation industry is strongly preferred.
Certifications / Licenses:
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this job. The below competencies include but are not limited to:
Strategic Thinking and Organization Vision: Develops a strategy to achieve organization goals and vision for the future of the department; understands organizational strengths and weaknesses and able to identify fundamental values and beliefs to guide the department into the future; analyzes market, competition including external threats and opportunities; and demonstrate commitment in the vision to inspire others.
NOTE: This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities. The organization reserves the right to change this description at its discretion.