Assists the Controller in managing accounting and grant functions. Through a team of Accountants and
related staff, performs a full range of professional accounting duties and responsibilities for accounting,
grant, and debt compliance issues and operations. Maintains accounting systems and accounts for large,
complex activities. Performs related functions.
Directs, coordinates, prepares, and reviews the preparation of internal and external financial statements and reports.
Establishes, implements, and enforces accounting policies and procedures. Ensures policies and procedures are up-to-date.
Researches new accounting pronouncements and provides guidance on changes in accounting policies and procedures.
Ensures compliance and enforces adherence with Federal, state, and local grant requirements.
Manages assigned modules or funds within the enterprise financial management system or other accounting systems.
Serves as backup for the Controller’s in his/her absence.
Seven years of progressively responsible experience in accounting or auditing, with emphasis on accounting to include accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger functions, project and capital asset reporting or payroll.
Four of the seven years of experience must include preparing and reviewing internal and external financial statements and reports.
Knowledge of and ability to apply Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); other guides, such as Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) or Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issuances; and professional accounting practices, methods and techniques.
Knowledge of and ability to apply financial and accounting requirements of accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger functions and operations, project and capital asset reporting and payroll.
Ability to manage multiple related accounting domains and identify interdependencies and interactions in specialized accounting domains.
Ability to perform complex analyses of data and information and make recommendations.
Knowledge of supervisory principles and ability to manage the operations and programs of the unit/team.
Ability to speak and write effectively,
Skill in using a computer and office suite software, with emphasis on accounting and financial systems/software.
Internal Number: R0001900
About Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority operates the U.S. Capital Region’s gateways to the nation and the world, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport, as well as the Dulles Airport Access Highway, the Dulles Toll Road and construction of the Silver Line project, a 23-mile extension of the Metrorail public transit system through northern Virginia. 47.5 million passengers passed through the two airports in 2018.