The Lee County Port Authority (LCPA) is seeking a Director of Finance. The Director will direct and manage the financial, accounting and budgetary functions for the Authority. This position is responsible for managing and maintaining all financial, accounting and budgetary systems involving a large volume of transactions. The Director is also responsible for processing and analyzing all financial records, requiring the applications of established financial and general accounting principles, theories and practices and the application of the specific requirement placed on accounting within a governmental unit. The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business or closely related field is mandatory, and an MBA and/or CPA is preferred. Five to ten years of progressively responsible financial experience necessary. Experience at a commercial airport is required for airport financing and PFC applications. Get more details: https://adkexecutivesearch.com/images/uploads/RSW_Director_of_Finance_Brochure.pdf
Filing Deadline: December 15, 2019
A Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business or closely related field is mandatory, and an MBA and/or CPA is preferred. Five to ten years of progressively responsible financial experience necessary. Experience at a commercial airport is required for airport financing and PFC applications. Accredited Airport Executive (AAE) certification from AAAE is a plus. Possession of a valid Florida driver license is required.
Skills in a combination of the following areas:
Superior organizational, oral, and written communication, proofreading, and critical thinking
Logical strategic thinker with unquestionable integrity in the commitment to manage the fiscal affairs of a demanding organization
Experience with governmental budgetary practices, long term capital financing practices and modern accounting theory
Strong analytical skills, well-developed financial analysis capabilities, financial policy analyses, financial planning and development and projections
Must have knowledge of financial analysis techniques, activity-based costing/management, statistics, and related analysis tools
Due to the nature of the transportation industry, this position may be required to be on site at any time during an emergency. Must be available 24/7 if needed.
Additional Salary Information: The starting salary range for this position is $101,000 to $142,641 and is accompanied by a very attractive benefits package.
About Lee County Port Authority - RSW
Southwest Florida International Airport served nearly 9.4 million passengers in 2018, is in the top 50 U.S. airports for passenger traffic and fifth largest in the state of Florida. Fourteen airlines serve RSW with more than 50 nonstop domestic and international destinations. Positive growth continues in 2019 with year-over-year increases of more than 9 percent, which indicates the appeal for travel to Southwest Florida as well as continued support and good relationships with our airline partners in maintaining a strong complement of flight schedules to accommodate demand.