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Director of Finance and Administration - Airport

Position Type: Full-time, Exempt

Department: General Mitchell International Airport

Compensation Range: $103,236.64 - $126,111.02
Closing Date: January 10, 2018 @ 5:59pm CST

Job Summary: Under the general direction of the Airport Director serves as Deputy Director Finance and Administration responsible for overseeing the financial and administrative functions  of the airport, Including: finance and accounting, Investments, internal audits, debt management, property management, insurance, IT services, airport process and procedures and related activities. Acts as custodian of all airport assets, funds, and securities; and provides leadership and guidance to a professional staff Including managers, accountants, and other staff.



Responsibilities: This position is charged with the responsibility for all financial activities and oversees airport finance and accounting, airport information technology, Federal and State airport grant programs, the Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) revenue program and PFC collections, payroll functions, airport accounts payable and accounts receivable.


This position is also a principal participant in top level administrative relationships with other Milwaukee County operating departments and Federal and State government agencies; maintains productive work relationships with the airlines, tenants, and government agencies regarding fiscal, contract and administrative matters, represents and acts on behalf of the Airport Director in his absence, and ensures compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a closely related field. Five (5) years of experience in finance and supervisory experience. Experience in Airport/Aviation preferred.  Graduate degree and AAAE or ACI certification also preferred.


Special Instructions: This position is unclassified and open to all qualified residents of the United States, please submit your resume and cover level detailing your experience online on or before January 10, 2018 @ 5:59pm CST.

Milwaukee County offers competitive benefit package including group life, health and dental insurance; including major medical coverage of employees and dependents; deferred compensation and contributory pension plan, pre-tax childcare and dependent care program. Additionally, the federal government offers a loan forgiveness program for employees that serve in the public sector.



Milwaukee County is an Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability genetic information or protected veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing, background checks and pre-employment physicals subject to job requirements. If special accommodations are needed, please contact 414-278-3936.