The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority is seeking a Chief Financial Officer who will be responsible for directing activities of the Finance Department and employees, ensuring processes and procedures are in accordance with accounting standards, laws, and regulations. This position creates and implements strategic financial plans and determines available resources for the Authority; ensures financial metrics and targets are met; evaluates, creates, and coordinates financial programs including budgeting, financial planning, facilities improvements, and capital asset funding; and manages the organization’s overall financial interest and the capital structure and debt/equity mix.The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or a related field, plus twelve years of experience in a senior-level finance or accounting position with three years being in a supervisory role. A master’s degree substitutes for 2 years of experience.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or a related field
Twelve years of experience in a senior-level finance or accounting position with three years being in a supervisory role
Master’s degree substitutes for 2 years of experience
Experience in finance and accounting (debt and cash flow management) within the aviation industry is strongly preferred
CPA license preferred
Must reside within the city of Jackson, MS.
Additional Salary Information: The salary range for this position is $114,000 – $182,000 with an excellent benefit package, including a fully paid Mississippi retirement program and $10,000 in relocation expenses.
About Jackson Muncipal Airport Authority
The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA) serves commercial, private, and military aviation at the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) and its general aviation airport, Hawkins Field (HKS). JMAA employs 106 people between JAN and HKS and has an operational budget for the prior Fiscal Year of $17,363,135.