Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for directing and overseeing all the financial activities and functions of Detroit Metro and Willow Run Airports, including responsibility for Financial Reporting and Disclosures, Debt Management, Construction Accounting Management, Budgeting, Risk Management and Safety, Treasury and Investment Management. The CFO plays a key role in anticipating and planning for current and future financial needs and growth of the Airports. The CFO provides financial leadership and oversight of all financial operating functions that supports the achievement of the Authority’s financial goals and objectives.
Master’s Degree or equivalent in business administration, accounting or finance; AND a minimum of eight (8) years’ experience in financial management with increasing responsibilities for multi-faceted strategic planning.
CERTIFICATES & LICENSE
CPA (Highly Preferred)
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE BASE
Financial reporting and disclosures and evaluating the impact of implementing new accounting standards
Principles and techniques of financial analysis and planning, strategic planning, forecasting, corporate finance and developing budgets
Ability to work across the entire financial spectrum including accounting and financial reporting, budgeting, risk and safety management, debt and construction costs management, pension systems and cash and investment management (Treasury)
Outstanding leadership skills with a proven ability to build high performance teams as well as financial processes and systems
Must be able to work in a fast paced ever changing environment.
Internal Number: Requisition #255
About Wayne County Airport Authority
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) welcomed nearly 35 million passengers in 2017 and is one of the world’s leading air transportation hubs. With service from 14 scheduled passenger airlines, Michigan’s largest airport offers more than 1,100 flights per day to and from more than 140 non-stop destinations on four continents. With two award-winning passenger terminals, six jet runways, and an onsite AAA Four-Diamond Westin Hotel, DTW is among the world’s most efficient, customer friendly and operationally capable airports in North America. DTW is operated by the Wayne County Airport Authority, which also operates nearby Willow Run Airport – an important corporate, cargo and general aviation facility. The Airport Authority is entirely self-sustaining and does not receive tax dollars to support airport operations. Visit www.metroairport.com for more information.