The Controller for Pitkin County will be responsible for the Aspen Pitkin County Airport (ASE) in addition to other County funds. This is a new position for the County and would make a great challenge for an Airport Finance professional to broaden their horizons into County Government finance. Qualified candidates will be familiar with administrative and technical accounting functions of assigned funds, financial reporting, statement preparation, auditing, fiscal management reviews, contract management oversight and related accounting, auditing, and fixed asset functions.
Qualified candidates will be knowledgeable in the following: Government accounting principles, practices, procedures and transaction processes, to include laws and regulations pertaining to governmental accounting and auditing programs, GAAP, GASB, and FASB, budgeting, auditing, and grant administration/regulations governing governmental and municipal accounting, reconciliation of accounts. Experience in the following aviation-specific areas AIP, PFC, CFC, federal airport agencies, airlines, vendors/concessions, FAR 139 and TSR 1542
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting preferred, Master’s Degree highly desired; AND five years of progressively responsible experience in governmental accounting and finance, including Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) preparation; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: moving expenses up to $10,000. 12 month Housing Stipend of $6,000. Medical, Dental, Vision, 401a, 457b, paid time off
About Pitkin County
Aspen Pitkin County Airport serves 270,000 passengers per year. Our "Snow Crew" have won the prestigious Balchen/Post Award for multiple years. This award is presented to airport snow and ice control teams who have demonstrated determination for excellence in their efforts to keep their airports open and safe. We are also about to embark on a very large Airport expansion project to increase services to our passengers. We are a Commercial and General Aviation airport & provide a wide range of experience and training opportunities to build your career in the industry!