This role will primarily involve the oversight of income, cash flow, accounting, and financial practices across the organization. It involves close cooperation with managers across the enterprise to ensure high quality Operating Expenses and Capital Expenses (Opex/Capex) budgeting, capital planning, and meaningful management reporting. It also involves the delivery of technical advice to senior leadership in order to meet all key performance objectives in relation to financial management. In addition, the director of finance and administration will oversee administrative functions of the organization as designated. This includes the critical areas of marketing, air service business development, airport aesthetics, and customer service.
Provide supervision, training and coaching to finance and administrative services teams.
Develop mechanisms to ensure regular communication and planning of priorities.
Develop, implement, and ensure compliance with internal financial policies and procedures.
Develop and maintain financial accounting systems for budgeting, capital planning, accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed assets, general ledger, and reporting.
Produce timely and accurate financial statements and reports in accordance with GAAP. Ensure the documentation of complete and accurate supporting information for all financial transactions and ensure that all statutory financial requirements of the organization are met.
Evaluate the need for new technology to meet need for financial processing, control and reporting requirements.
Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure that financial information is secure and stored in compliance with current legislation.
Management of annual audits as well as acquisition of capital assets to ensure proper recording, amortization, and disposal as appropriate.
Oversee all payroll functions to ensure that employees are paid in a timely and accurate manner.
Establish guidelines for budget and forecast preparation to include assistance in negotiating employee insurance and benefit plans.
Oversight and supervision of airport art initiatives, marketing activities, air service development and customer service programs.
Contribute to strategic planning and direction of CCAA as part of management team in support of financial planning and value for cost analysis. Support CEO and senior managers in matters of governance, oversight, and direction.
Liaise with executive director, CFO and board members as appropriate.
Performs other duties as assigned to meet overall objective of the position and the department in support of the CCAA Mission.
Internal Number: DFA06012018
About Charleston County Aviation Authority
Charleston International Airport (CHS) is centrally located in the Charleston, S.C., metropolitan area and provides a first impression of the local community to the nearly 3 million passengers annually coming to the South Carolina Lowcountry for business and leisure activities.CHS is one of three public airports owned and operated by the Charleston County Aviation Authority (CCAA). The others are Charleston Executive Airport (JZI) on Johns Island and the Mount Pleasant Regional Airport (LRO).Chartered in 1970 by the State of South Carolina as a special purpose district, the CCAA is responsible for managing, operating and developing all public airports in the Charleston County Airport District. The CCAA is governed by a 11-member board made up of local mayors, state and county elected officials and business leaders from the region. The goal of the Charleston County Aviation Authority is to provide first-class facilities that embrace the history, culture and beauty of Charleston and the Lowcountry of South Carolina.Charleston International’s main terminal houses the airlines and related contractors, restaurant and retail concessionaires, the Transportation Security Administration, C...ustoms and Border Patrol and the CCAA staff and administrative offices. In addition to the terminal building, the airport property houses an air cargo facility, fixed-based operators Landmark Aviation and Atlantic Aviation, parking for nearly 5,000 cars and rental car, taxi, shuttle and valet parking services. Also on site are the airport fuel farm and a CCAA law enforcement facility.The runways at CHS are owned by the U.S. Air Force and Joint Base Charleston and are shared through what is the longest running civilian/military joint-use agreement of its kind with the Department of Defense. Boeing South Carolina sits on approximately 730 acres of land on International Boulevard near CHS. Boeing fabricates, assembles and installs rear fuselage systems on the 787 Dreamliner. The site is also home to the company’s newest 787 Dreamliner final assembly and delivery facility and is expanding to include a paint facility.Combined with other aerospace- and aviation-related industry in the Lowcountry, the airport, Air Force and Boeing have an economic impact of nearly $7 billion.