Manager Capital Accounting

Department/Agency of position: 
Kenton County Airport Board Finance Department
Location of position: 
Erlanger, KY
Date Posted: 
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Closing Date: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Job Description: 

CLASS SUMMARY: Responsible for managing the financial accounting related aspects of the Airport’s capital assets.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: This class specification represents only the core areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the needs of the department.

Manages delegates and reviews assigned work. Provides coaching and counseling, staff development and fitness, evaluates performance and applies organizational policies and procedures.

Chief source of information regarding capital/controllable asset related financial information, recommending provisions of and ensuring compliance to capitalization policy.

Responsible for recommendation of expenditure classification (capital vs. operating) to top level management.

Accounts for capital/controllable asset inventory in a database environment. Includes integration of capital asset data with the Capital Project Master Database, the Computerized Maintenance Management System, and the general ledger.

Monitors capital projects and assets for completion, capitalization, componentization, impairment, and/or disposition.

Assigns useful lives to capital assets/components; monitors assigned useful lives for deviations.

Assigns amortization/depreciation expense to appropriate cost centers; monitors for deviations or changes.

Manages and coordinates periodic physical inventory of capital assets throughout the organization.

Communicates and coordinates with wide variety of personnel throughout the organization at all levels.

Manages recording of all transactions and maintenance of all documentation related to assigned duties.

Reviews and approves contract payments related to capital projects.

Manages update of information to all stakeholders (departments, top management, Board, external auditors, oversight agencies, etc.)

Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and five years of related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATIONS: CMA, CPFO, or CPA preferred Must maintain Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) clearance.

KNOWLEDGE OF: Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Practices(GAAP); Airport Improvement Program and Passenger Facility Charge guidelines; Management principles and practices; Aviation / Accounting and finance concepts; Accounting regulations and reporting requirements; Problem Solving; Capital improvement planning; Computerized fixed asset systems and internal controls; KCAB policies, practices and procedures; Project management and contract management; Grant management and regulations relevant to the aviation industry; Cash flow techniques.

SKILL IN: Clearly and effectively communicating, and advocating, both orally and in writing; Use of a variety of computer-based technologies including word processing, and spreadsheets and general ledger software such as Oracle;. Establishing and maintaining effective, fair, cooperative, collaborative and respectful relationships with internal and external colleagues, peers, work teams and workgroups; Demonstrated skill in capital assets and project accounting; Demonstrated skill in general ledger use, maintenance, and reconciliation; Demonstrated analytical and math skills with ability to prepare complex financial reports; Demonstrated ability to supervise activities of a work group with responsibility for timely and accurate results; Demonstrated skill in use of independent judgment; Demonstrated skill in team leadership.

ADA AND OTHER REQUIREMENTSp> Positions in this class typically require: kneeling, reaching, fingering, standing, walking, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Sedentary Work: exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently, or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects including the human body.

The Kenton County Airport Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.