The Director of Finance directs, manages all finance policies, and activities of MidAmerica St. Louis Airport (BLV). The ideal candidate will have knowledge of modern best practices in accounting, auditing, business management and administration, including debt and investment management, and generally accepted accounting procedures (GAAP). CPA required with a background in public sector finance/accounting preferred.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance, with a graduate degree or graduate work in one of those fields; and five years of progressively responsible experience in accounting or finance and supervising others; or any equivalent combination of experience and training, 3-5 years, which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work.
Resumes by Aug 27, 2020; 5:00 pm
*Any offer of employment would be contingent on passing a pre-employment drug screening, a background investigation to obtain unescorted Airport Identification/Access privileges, and residing, or establishing residency in St. Clair County, Illinois.
Knowledge of federal and state government grant and financial assistance programs
Knowledge of principles and practices of governmental accounting and the laws and regulations relating to the financial administration of public agencies
Ability to plan, organize, manage, and integrate the airport's finance and budgeting activities and operations to meet airport objectives, professional standards, and legal requirements
Ability to analyze and make sound recommendations on complex financial data and operations
Ability to exercise sound, expert independent judgment within general policy guidelines
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and present conclusions and recommendations clearly and logically
Ability to operate a personal computer and spreadsheets, using standard or customized software applications appropriate to assigned tasks
Additional Salary Information: N/A
Internal Number: 20200721
About MidAmerica St. Louis Airport(BLV)
MidAmerica St. Louis Airport is located in Mascoutah, Illinois, in the eastern portion of the St. Louis metropolitan area. Passenger service to almost a dozen different destinations is offered by Allegiant. Major multimodal rail and inland port centers are located within 22 miles of the airport, which also enjoys easy access to five interstate highways via I-64. With parallel runways of 8,000 and 10,000 feet, the airport can handle simultaneous take-offs and landings in all conditions, minimizing delays. Tenants include Boeing, which has a manufacturing facility at the airport; North Bay Produce, an international, grower-owned, year-round, fresh produce marketing and distribution cooperative headquartered in Traverse City, Mich., which has been operating at MidAmerica for many years. MidAmerica is a Joint Use Airport partnering with Scott AFB, the home to US Transportation Command, a multi service organization, Air Mobility Command, the USAF’s component command for airlift and the 126th Air Refueling Wing. MidAmerica and the 375th Air Mobility Wing operate Scott AFB/MidAmerica St. Louis Airport.