Manager, Accounting (Operating)


Manager, Accounting (Operating)

Manager, Accounting (Operating)

    February 6, 2021    By admin

  •   Full Time
  •   Nashville, TN

The Manager, Accounting (Operating) assists in the oversight of all financial functions of the Airport Authority and is responsible for the integrity of the general ledger, including the reporting of data to internal and external users and regulatory agencies. Also, manages and is responsible for the accounts payable, accounts receivable, general accounting, and payroll processes.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages, reviews and audits the entire general ledger accounting process which includes review or preparation of major balance sheet account reconciliations including: Cash, Accounts Payable (A/P), Accounts Receivable (A/R), Debt services, etc.; journal entries including standard and closing; analytical review of documents and schedule for financial statements.
  • Monitors general ledger activities for proper allocations of revenues, expenses and cash. Initiates corrections to the general ledger as required. Reviews/performs account reconciliations, adjustments and closing entries for the general ledger. Review and post daily general ledger journal entries.
  • Reviews monthly and year-end closing of financial records including accruals, reversals, and reconciliations related to Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Debt Service and various other Asset and Liability accounts including system errors in the General Ledger and AX.
  • Provides leadership and works with staff to create a high performance, service-oriented work environment that supports the Nashville airport experience.
  • Develops, coaches, mentors and oversees professional development opportunities for staff’s continuous education and growth.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Authority’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, coaching/mentoring staff, planning and directing work, appraising performance and resolving problems.
  • Provides direct supervision of the following staff: AR/AP Supervisor, Accountants, Payroll Manager. Acts as back- up in his/her absence. Provides general supervision and guidance over the functions of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll and General Accounting.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • 3 to 5 years of audit, general ledger, or related experience.
  • Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 4 to 7 years of project accounting, grant management or related experience.

Accepting applications until filled


How to apply:

Apply by visiting:
A kiosk is available in the Human Resources Department located on the fifth floor. Human Resources, 140 BNA Park Drive, Suite 520, Nashville, TN 37214 | (615) 275-1600 | Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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