MAAP is seeking a Finance and Administration professional to help lead one of the fastest growing regional airports in the Midwest. This person will be responsible for accounting, financial, personnel, and administration functions of the Airport Authority for the General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport (PIA) and the Mt. Hawley Airport in Peoria, IL. PIA opened a new award-winning terminal in 2011 and enjoyed four years of consecutive record passenger counts from 2012 through 2015, with a record setting pace for 2018. The successful candidate will work closely with the Director of Airports and the rest of the Executive team in strategizing financial management, maintaining the excellent fiscal health and bond ratings of the Authority and providing the resources needed to maintain its first class employees, facilities, and service levels. This position directly supervises the Authority Bookkeeper and Secretary/Receptionist. See https://www.flypia.com/employment.php for full position description. Deadline 12/21/18.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field, and a minimum of 8-10 years of stable, progressively responsible experience in finance and/or accounting is required. The ideal candidate will have a successful track record in either the general private sector or governmental finance related fields. Additional requirements:
Thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting procedures.
Thorough knowledge of financial management theory and practice, especially relating to managing public investment portfolios.
Thorough knowledge of bookkeeping procedures and ability to lead budget preparation.
Thorough knowledge of office and personnel management techniques and procedures.
General knowledge of Airport Authority or other public entity administration.
General knowledge of inventory record systems.
General knowledge of office equipment.
General knowledge of federal regulations regarding the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970.
Ability to supervise others.
Ability to write effectively.
Ability to operate personal computer with experience in the following programs: Accounting software, word processing, spread sheet, and graphics.
Additional Salary Information: Paid vacation, sick leave, medical insurance, pension.
Internal Number: 20181126
About Metropolitan Airport Authority of Peoria
The Metropolitan Airport Authority of Peoria owns and operates the General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport and the Mt Hawley Airport. The General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport is a non-hub primary airport with over 300,000 annual enplanements, scheduled cargo service, military, corporate and general aviation tenants. The airport serves a key role in the economic development of the Central Illinois region. The Mt. Hawley Airport serves general aviation needs on the north side of Peoria and supports a full service fixed base operator and based and transient aircraft ranging up to light jets.
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