The Director of Finance and Administration is a single-position management classification that is responsible for duties that are administrative/managerial and highly complex in nature, involving highly technical functions. This position has broad management authority for the day-to-day operations of the Finance and Administration Department. The Director of Finance and Administration will receive policy direction from the General manager, and exercises direct supervision over two general accounting staff.
The Director of Finance and Administration is required to attend the District’s monthly (evening) Board meetings, as well as Special Board meetings and workshops.
The ideal candidate should have the ability to develop, plan and implement department goals and objectives and recommend and administer policies and procedures related to the operations and activities of the Finance and Administration Department. Direct, oversee and participate in the development and administration of the District’s budget; direct the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; and direct the monitoring and approval of expenditures. Prepare required governmental reports and financial statements, keeping abreast of changes and requirements in governmental accounting and tax procedures to assure compliance with annual audit.
Knowledge of advanced principles and practices of governmental accounting, cost accounting, treasury management, revenue administration, budgetary accounting, auditing, AP/AR and payroll management required. Knowledge of sales and use tax, fuel excise tax, and leasing and contract law is highly desirable. As well as, leading principles in public sector risk management; and best management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of programs, policies and operational needs.
The District is also seeking a candidate that possesses an advanced skill set to train, lead, mentor, motivate and evaluate their direct personnel. Possess a strong teamwork mentality and the ability to function as part of the executive leadership team, and to gain cooperation through discussion, persuasion and goal setting.
Seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in governmental accounting and financial work, including at least five (5) years of administrative and supervisory responsibility within a Finance Department.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Finance, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field. CPA, CMA, or MBA highly desirable.
Must possess a valid Class C driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record.
All applicants must complete a District employment application.
TTAD is a Drug-Free Workplace. TTAD is an EOE.
Additional Salary Information: TTAD is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefit package, including:
-Retirement CalPERS 2.0% @ 62 PEPRA formula for employees new to the CalPERS system, 2.0% @60 or 2.7% @ 55 Classic formula for employee’s doing a reciprocal transfer. Five year vesting required. As well as a Self-Funded 457 Retirement Plan.
-Health Insurance: Health, dental and vision insurance is provided for the employee and their families with 93% of the monthly premium costs paid by the District.
-Vacation Leave: Accrual at the rate of 20 days per year with increase based on years of service. Cap is 160 –240 hours per year depending on position classification.
Holidays: 11 paid holidays annually.
-Sick Leave: Accrual of 12 days per year.
-Military Leave: In compliance with Military and Veteran’s Code, section 395 et. Seq.
-Group Term Life Insurance: Paid by District. Voluntary supplemental life insurance offered at employee’s expense.
-Long Term Disability Insurance.
-Employee Assistance Program (EAP): For the Employee and dependents.
-Clothing, Fitness, and Cell Phone Allowance.
About Truckee Tahoe Airport District
The Truckee Tahoe Airport District is a California Special District Agency that provides general aviation services to the greater Lake Tahoe area. The Airport is located between Truckee, California and the north shore of Lake Tahoe. Twenty Four employees carry out the direction of an elected Board of Directors. Founded in 1958, the 425 square mile Truckee Tahoe Airport District was formed by the vote of the people. The Truckee Tahoe Airport serves private and charter aircraft, but offers no scheduled commercial flights. Like Interstate 80 and the Union Pacific Railroad, the Airport is a part of the Federal Transportation System. The Airport is funded by: local airport commercial enterprises, building and hangar leases, local property tax, and grant funding through both State and Federal governments. The District is home to 35,000 full time residents and 80,000 peak period visitors. The District strives to be a good neighbor to the adjacent communities and has a very active Airport Community Advisory Team.