Under general supervision of the Director of Airports, the Finance Manager will oversee all accounting, payroll, fiscal management, personnel functions of the Airport Authority. Responsibilities include: assisting lease and property administration; airport insurance program; fiscal administration of federal and state grant programs (Capital Improvement Program), prepare all accounting entries, monthly financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and performs other duties as assigned to meet needs of the Authority.
The Titusville-Cocoa Airport Authority (TCAA) is seeking a Finance Manager.
Duties will also entail the following: preparation, collection, interpretation, recording and distribution of financial records and reports; monitors fiscal activities and insures compliance with applicable federal, state and local regulations; assists in the maintenance required for accounting and bookkeeping systems and procedures, including journals, general ledgers and subsidiary ledgers; prepares and reconciles revenue and expense trends; assists with annual audit; and prepares additional analysis as needed. The Finance Manger will also oversee the inventory of all capital assets and make necessary adjustments as needed. Other functions will include: overseeing and participating in the accounts receivable, accounts payable and purchasing functions; maintains records and reports; processes payments, initiates wire transfers, updates and reconciles banking data, resolves discrepancies; aids in preparation of bids; supervises and monitors payroll preparation for airport personnel; completes or supervises completion of payroll, sales and other required tax returns and reports; and reviews payroll changes and deductions.
Assists in the administration of the Authority’s purchasing policies; assists in the oversight of the bidding process to ensure compliance with airport, state and federal purchasing policies, as appropriate. Works with the Director of Airports to ensure purchasing policies are followed and implemented in accordance with established policy and practices.
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in accounting with three to five years of progressively responsible professional experience in governmental or commercial accounting or finance; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience; thorough knowledge of accounting, financial and personnel management principles, practices and techniques; certified Public Account (CPA) or equivalent, airport experience are highly desirable. Must have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Must possess strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) as well as Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) along with interpersonal administrative skills and the ability to interface with and effectively communicate with staff, users, tenants, consultants, governmental entities and the general public; must be able to communicate effectively in both oral and written form. Detailed working knowledge of Microsoft Office with a primary focus on Microsoft Excel and Sage Account Software or equivalent.
The TCAA was established in 1963 as a special taxing district created by the cities of Titusville and Cocoa in Brevard County, Florida. The TCAA operates three airports: Space Coast Regional Airport (KTIX), Merritt Island Airport (KCOI), and Arthur Dunn Airpark (X21). The three airports combined have 117 based aircraft and over 230,000 annual operations. Last year, the Space Coast Regional Airport (TIX) became the 12th Licensed Spaceport Launch Site in the United States. The Authority has the responsibility to maintain and operate the airports but also has the authority to acquire property, enact leases, construct, and improve facilities necessary to support the aviation facilities. The Airport operates as a self-sustaining enterprise fund as required by federal and state grant assurances.
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About Titusville-Cocoa Airport Authority
The Titusville – Cocoa Airport Authority offers three aviation facilities serving the places that count on Florida’s Space Coast. Our airport system offers premium locations and a variety of services.
Choose Space Coast Regional Airport for your commercial/corporate charter air travel. Visit Arthur Dunn Airpark or Merritt Island Airport for training and recreational flights. The proximity to Port Canaveral, Kennedy Space Center, Florida Space Authority, Cocoa Beach and Orlando tourist attractions makes our airport system ideal.
The three airports include expert maintenance and repair facilities, aircraft sales, flight training and full service FBOs. Space Coast Regional Airport, part of Foreign Trade Zone #136, additionally offers an on site restaurant and car rentals. The Titusville – Cocoa Airport Authority’s system of airports allows for convenient access to I-95, 528 Beachline Expressway, U.S. 1, SR 3, cruise port and railway facilities.