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Aviation Financial Reporting Manager #2212-227400-01

Accounting Supervisor

Date Opened
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 2:00 PM
Close Date
Tuesday, February 07, 2023 11:59 PM
  • $90,387-$105,451/year
Employment Type
  • Full Time


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Supervises the activities of the financial reporting and accounting staff and assists the Airport’s Finance Director and Controller in managing Departmental accounting compliance and reporting.  The Financial Reporting Manager is responsible for compiling and computing a complex rates and charges system in compliance with tenant agreements.

This position is also responsible for overseeing the compilation of the Airport’s Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) through coordination and collaboration with internal staff, City Financial Reporting counterparts and consultants.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  1. 1Supervision of the day-today activities of the Aviation Department’s financial reporting and accounting staff.
  2. Coordinates with the Airport Finance Director and Controller on the compilation and computation of a complex rates and charges system in accordance with the Airport-Airline Use and Lease Agreement.
  3. Oversees compliance with all Federal Financial Reporting Requirements from the Federal Aviation Administration and other Federal agencies as required.
  4. Manages all data processing operations of the accounting division.
  5. Establishes and ensures effective implementation and compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), guidance from Governmental Finance Officers Association (GFOA), as well as City and Aviation accounting policies and procedures
  6. Responsible for the coordination and production of the Airport’s ACFR, grant and lease agreements, and other necessary reports.
  7. Oversees the analysis of financial systems and financial data for financial reporting to internal and external stakeholders.
  8. Responsible for end-of-year financial reconciliations, including airline rates and charges, rental car companies, valet operator, fixed base operator, and other tenants or management companies as required.
  9. Identifies, investigates, and resolves complexities encountered in assigned accounting and financial activities; coordinates and directs special projects.
  10. Coordinates activities with other departments, Airport tenants and the public.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • A working knowledge of administering airline lease agreements.
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of governmental accounting and fund accounting systems.
  • Thorough knowledge of cost management principles, techniques, statistical analysis techniques.
  • Ability to analyze financial transaction systems and recommend improvements.
  • Ability to supervise and develop accounting staff 
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. 
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and initiative.
  • Computer literacy required with emphasis on Access, Excel and Word.

Preferred Qualification

Major coursework in accounting, business administration or related field required.  Experience in financial and cost accounting, financial analysis and supervision required. Associates Degree and 10 years of relevant work experience or Bachelor’s degree with seven years of relevant work experience or Master’s degree and five years of relevant work experience preferred. 

Minimum Qualifications

High school graduate or equivalent and nine years relevant experience.


Associate’s Degree and seven years relevant experience. 

Conditions of Employment

The City’s Background Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes, but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification, education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.

Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.

Final candidates must pass a pre-employment drug-screening test and physical examination. During the selection process, candidates may be asked to take a skills test, and/or participate in other assessments.

The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How To Apply

Apply online.

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The City of Charlotte provides a comprehensive benefits package to all employees.

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The City of Charlotte is a drug and alcohol-free workplace.

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