Oversees supervision and resource allocation of four (4) accounting and finance staff in transaction processing including accounts payable/receivable, capital development projects and fixed asset accounting, grant accounting and financial reporting.
Oversees MIS (1) staff and functions
Fiscal review and evaluation of all contracts, procurement, invoices, leases, and other documents involving Authority budget and finances
Manages the development, implementation and reporting of budgets, objectives, policies, and priorities.
Oversees cash management to ensure proper procedures and internal controls for operating, restricted and grant accounts are in accordance with applicable laws and regulations
Ensures authority software applications are sufficient and leverage existing technology and best practices.
Makes recommendations to the Executive Director regarding fiscal decisions
Coordinates with the Office of Budget Comptroller’s on Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s fiscal requirements
Responsible for the preparation and compilation of quarterly financial statements
Prepares presentations at Monthly Board of Directors meetings regarding financial position and current issues
Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, finance, business, or public administration
Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Internal Controls
Seven years of increasingly responsible experience in finance, accounting, or related field including three years in a supervisory role.
Knowledge of Microsoft applications to include Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
Hands on experience with Enterprise Resource Systems utilization and installation.
CPA accreditation or graduate degree in business administration, public administration, or management
Experience working with State or municipality finance organizations
Experience working with large capital development projects utilizing restricted State and Federal grant funds.
PhilaPort is an independent agency of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, has as its primary mission the enhancement of water-borne trade and commerce. As an organization committed to economic development and job creation, the Authority seeks to generate activity that will maximize port-related employment and revenues by promoting the use of the Philadelphia regional port system by Pennsylvania based industries. The Authority has twelve active maritime and transportation related terminals. Port cargoes and the activity they generate are responsible for thousands of direct and indirect jobs in the Philadelphia area and throughout Pennsylvania. The Authority is currently engaged in a Port Expansion plan that will expended almost $300 Million in port capacity improvements.