The Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) owns and operates an airport system that includes Minneapolis-St. Paul International (MSP) and six general aviation airports. As one of the nation’s largest airport systems, the MAC delivers more than $16.7 billion annually for the local economy and supports more than 90,000 jobs in the region. The Chief Financial Officer position oversees two divisions: Finance & Revenue Development , which includes Finance, Purchasing, Commercial Management & Airline Affairs, Risk/Insurance and the Human Resources & Labor Relations Division, This position also serves as the Commission’s Treasurer. Salo, a Minneapolis and Chicago based executive search firm has been retained by the Metropolitan Airports Commission to perform the search for a Chief Financial Officer. For Additional information regarding the position please email your resume and cover letter to email@example.com
A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field is required.
A seasoned finance leader with a minimum of ten years of progressive experience in a senior-level finance or accounting position with demonstrated leadership skills.
Significant experience and a pattern of successful interactions while presenting to or advising executive committees, public committees, or a board of directors.
Must have working knowledge of all controllership functions for internal controls, internal reporting, audit process, budgeting, cash management and payroll, debt/covenant, (Treasury/Tax/Audit) systems.
Extensive experience in cash flow management, cost accounting, analysis and financial modeling, budgeting and forecasting.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration/management and an understanding of state laws, rules, and regulations as they apply to financial services.
Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
Excellent leadership skills, collaborative work style, and relationship-building skills.
Proven track record of building and developing exceptional teams, designing innovative strategies and executing tactics to achieve growth objectives.
Experience building collaborative relationships and influencing/negotiating positive outcomes with internal and external stakeholders.
Experience in public finance and administration within a medium or large United States airport.
The Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) owns and operates an airport system that includes Minneapolis-St. Paul International (MSP) and six general aviation airports. As one of the nation’s largest airport systems, the MAC delivers more than $16.7 billion annually for the local economy and supports more than 90,000 jobs in the region.
The MAC’s airports connect the region to the world and showcase Minnesota’s extraordinary culture to the more than 38 million passengers from around the globe who arrive or depart through MSP each year. Though a public corporation of the state of Minnesota, the MAC is not funded by income or property taxes. Instead, the MAC’s operations are funded by rent and fees generated by the users of its airports.