Reporting to the Assistant General Manager of Finance and Accounting (AGM), the position of Director of Accounting and Financial Reporting (DoAFR) will oversee and direct accounting and financial reporting functions of the airport, including preparation of financial reports and analysis. This position will provide leadership and direction for the accounting and reporting teams tasked with overseeing the operational and financial performance of all DOA accounts.
The DoAFR will be responsible for overseeing and directing the general accounting, financial reporting, management reporting, accounts payable, capital asset and CIP accounting, audit management and continuing disclosure functions for the airport. They will be responsible for implementing and maintaining a system of internal controls to ensure that company assets are adequately safeguarded and that all financial reporting is prepared in compliance with financial policies and US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Bachelor’s degree in Airport Management, Business Administration or closely related field.
5-7 years' of Senior Airport/Aviation Operations Management experience or related position at a domestic/large hub airport.
Preferred Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance or related field is highly desired.
10+ years of relevant accounting and finance experience is highly desired.
5+ years supervisory and management experience is highly desired.
Master's degree in accounting or finance is preferred.
Certified Public Accountant certification is preferred.
Certified Member or Accredited Airport Executive certification is preferred.
5+ years of experience in the aviation industry with experience specific to airports is preferred.
Licensures and Certifications
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About City of Atlanta (Harstfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport)
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (HJAIA) is the largest airport in the world as measured by passenger volume for the 15th straight consecutive year. As the airport continues to expand its options for travelers, from adding Southwest Airlines to its roster of passenger airlines to updating food and beverage outlets throughout the terminals with local legends and world-renowned brands, we continue to experience growth.
Our international visitors will experience the most high-profile new development at Hartsfield-Jackson - the Maynard H. Jackson Jr. International Terminal. With the Federal Aviation Administration forecasting that international traffic will increase by more than 30 percent over the next four years — to 13 million in 2015 — the new terminal will support the ever-changing needs of our airline partners and our customers for years to come.
Additionally, the international terminal helps strengthen Atlanta's position as a global gateway for the southeastern United States and as a preferred destination for international business and tourism. With the new facilities, Atlanta will have a 40-gate international air travel gateway with service to nearly 80... international destinations in more than 50 countries. To ensure that this trajectory is maintained, the need to acquire top talent is a key initiative of the management team.
As the world’s busiest and most efficient airport serving over 96 million passengers annually, HJAIA serves as a global gateway. We are the South’s leading employer with over 440,000 regionally supported jobs, 60,000 jobs onsite and an elite group of 600 employees that work directly for the HJAIA.. Our organization is unique as it offers opportunities in management, skilled, and technical positions. We are actively seeking talent to fill our open positions and invite you to apply.