Assistant Commissioner – Budget & Payments – Job #360022

Website City of Chicago Department of Aviation

Job Posting Date 09/14/22 - 09/28/22



• Plans and directs the work of professional staff engaged in managing, analyzing, and reporting on a department’s financial matters related to O&M, Capital Projects, Budget, and Payments.

• Directs the development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure sound fiscal management and operational efficiency

• Oversees the development and revision of accounting procedures to improve financial reporting of department receipts and expenditures

• Directs and participates in the design and implementation of new computerized capital funding systems to improve the effectiveness of tracking and reporting funds

• Directs the costing of proposed or expanded programs and the preparation of related reports

• Approves program and operational budgets and amendments for appropriateness of funding

• Monitors expenditures from grant funds, ensuring spending practices comply with contract provisions and government regulations,

• Authorizes spending adjustments and fund re-allocations to ensure funding availability

• Establishes and implements internal auditing systems and financial controls to ensure the appropriate use of funding

• Directs and authorizes the preparation of fiscal reports summarizing and forecasting the department’s financial position

• Functions as department liaison on financial-related issues to the Office of Budget and Management, City Comptroller’s Office, airline representatives, and government and delegate agencies such as the F.A.A., FHWA, and USDOT

• Makes staffing-related decisions (e.g., hiring plans, work schedules, labor/employee relations)

Hours:          9AM – 5PM

Location:     O’Hare International Airport

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