The Accountant is responsible for providing professional accounting support to senior management, producing monthly financial statements used to track revenue and expenses, and supporting the organization’s financial stability. This position is responsible for external grant reimbursements and financial reporting requirements, including fixed assets and capital project accounting and balance sheet reconciliations.
What traits do we seek? Successful candidates will…
Demonstrate excellent accounting, audit and analysis skills.
Display strong initiative while being attentive to details and compliance focused.
Shine at providing excellent customer service, communicating effectively, and building relationships internally and with vendors while demonstrating high ethical standards.
Have a bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance with 24 semester hours of senior level accounting courses.
Have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in payroll, accounts payable, fixed asset or general ledger accounting or related field, preferably in the public sector. CPA preferred.
Be able to pass and maintain background and security clearance.
Have a valid Mississippi driver’s license with a class B endorsement and ability to receive authorization to drive in secured areas.
About Jackson Municipal Airport Authority
Serving Jackson, Mississippi - Our mission is to operate Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport and Hawkins Field, and thereby connect its patrons to the worldwide intermodel transportation