This is a professional senior position involves directing and managing the financial, accounting and budgetary functions for the Lee County Port Authority (LCPA). This position is responsible for managing and maintaining all financial, accounting and budgetary systems involving a large volume of transactions. Also responsible for processing and analyzing all financial records, requiring the applications of established financial and general accounting principles, theories and practices and the application of the specific requirement placed on accounting within a governmental unit.
Due to the nature of the transportation industry, this position may be required to be on site at any time during an emergency. Must be available 24/7 if needed.
Experience, Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: A Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business or closely related field is mandatory, and an MBA and/or CPA is preferred. Experience at a commercial airport is required for airport financing and PFC applications.
Five to ten years of progressively responsible financial experience necessary Accredited Airport Executive (AAE) certification is a plus. Possession of a valid Florida driver license is required.
Critical skills in a combination of the following areas needed:
Superior organizational, oral, and written communication, proofreading, and critical thinking
Logical strategic thinker with unquestionable integrity in the commitment to manage the fiscal affairs of a demanding organization
Consistently demonstrating excellent problem solving skills
Experience with governmental budgetary practices, long term capital financing practices and modern accounting theory
Strong analytical skills, well-developed financial analysis capabilities, financial policy analyses, financial planning and development and projections
Must have knowledge of financial analysis techniques, activity based costing/management, statistics, and related analysis tools
About Southwest Florida International Airport
RSW served nearly 9.4 million passengers in 2018 and is one of the top 50 U.S. airports for passenger traffic. Today, 15 airline partners serve RSW with nonstop service throughout North America and international service to Canada and Germany. With flights to major gateways like Atlanta, Chicago, New York and more, travelers have access to convenient connections worldwide.