Provides both operational and programmatic support to the Mobile Airport Authority. Chief financial spokesperson for the organization. Directly assists the President and Executive Team in all strategic and tactical matters as they relate to budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs and the securing of new funding. Participate in developing new business, identifying new funding opportunities, the drafting of prospective programmatic budgets, and determining cost effectiveness of prospective service delivery. Assess the benefits of all prospective contracts and advise the Executive Team on programmatic design and implementation matters. Develop and maintain systems of internal controls to safeguard financial assets of the organization and oversee federal awards and programs. Oversee the coordination and activities of independent auditors ensuring all A-133 audit issues are resolved, and all 403(b) compliance issues are met.
(See www.mobairport.com for full job description).
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills
Quasi-governmental accounting in accordance with standards and guidance provided by Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) and appropriate Code of Federal Regulations sections. Organizational development and program operations. General office software, particularly Microsoft Office Suite and MIP software (including Sage) and use of databases. Ability to foster and cultivate business opportunities and partnerships. Create and assess financial statements and budget documents. Recognize and be responsive to the needs of all clients of the organization, including funding organizations, the Board of Directors, local community advocates, participants, and employers. Supervise staff, including regular performance reviews and plans for improvement. Communicate effectively in both written and verbal form.
Minimum Training and Experience
Bachelor’s degree at an accredited college/university or equivalent work experience. Master’s degree highly desirable. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Required. Previous Controller or Chief Financial Officer level experience required. Five to seven years of financial experience and management experience with the day-to-day financial operations of an organization of at least 50 staff members. Any equivalent combination of education and experience determined to be acceptable.
About Mobile Airport Authority
Mobile Airport Authority is a customer service oriented public corporation which operates under a five member board of directors and Alabama State statutes for the purpose of planning, constructing and operating public airports and an industrial complex. MAA consists of the Mobile Regional Airport, the Mobile Downtown Airport at Brookley and the Brookley Aeroplex. MAA currently employs an average of 90 people between the three locations. We pride ourselves on recognizing our employees as our most valuable resource. MAA has an unyielding focus and commitment to developing our campuses, real estate and economic development processes to an industry-leading standard. Come be a part of the journey, seize the opportunity and grow with us!