Manager, Accounting (CIP & Grants)

Website Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority

With nearly 18.3 million passengers in 2019, Nashville International Airport® has been one of the fastest growing airports in North America. According to a recent study, in 2019 alone, BNA® generated more than $8.1 billion in total economic impact, supported more than 76,000 jobs in the region and produced more than $443 million in state, local and federal taxes. BNA receives no local tax dollars. For more information, visit Follow us on Facebook: @NashvilleInternationalAirport, Twitter: @Fly_Nashville and Instagram: @FlyNashville. Learn more about BNA Vision, our growth and expansion plan for the airport, at

 Hiring Process:

Employment with the Nashville International Airport (BNA) is contingent upon the ability to be granted a security badge as mandated by the FAA.

Post job offer background check will be conducted.

  • Apply online
  • Interview
  • Offer
  • Ten (10) year background check, including criminal history check, motor vehicle check, pre-employment drug screen and breath alcohol test.
  • Onboarding


  • Deferred compensation plans
  • Educational Assistance
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability Insurance
  • Health Screenings
  • Paid Holidays
  • Annual/Bereavement/Military Leave

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled 

*** All applicants must apply through MNAA’s company website by the application deadline by visiting:

Job Summary:
The Manager, Accounting (CIP & Grants) is responsible for managing the grant, Passenger Facility Charge (PFC), and construction payment processes for Nashville International Airport (BNA), John C. Tune(JWN) and MNAA Properties Corporation (MPC) including monitoring compliance with all required Federal Program mandates, and overseeing the accounting for and proper documentation of these processes.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages all aspects of grants and reimbursements for all grant (Federal, State, Transportation Security Administration (TSA), etc.) for BNA and JWN. Ensures reimbursements are applied for and received in a timely manner and are directed to proper bank accounts.
  • Manages the monthly and quarterly report of Passenger Facility Charges (PFC) and grants to internal and external users to be in compliance with federal requirements.
  • Prepares cash flow activity forecast for various non-bond funding sources including Airline Facility Funds, Authority Facility Funds, etc.
  • Provides leadership and works with staff to create a high performance, service-oriented work environment that supports the Nashville airport experience.
  • Develops, coaches, mentors and oversees professional development opportunities for staff’s continuous education and growth.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Authority’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, coaching/mentoring staff, planning and directing work, appraising performance, termination recommendations and resolving problems.
  • Prepares cash flow activity forecast for various non-bond funding sources including Airline Facility Funds, Authority Facility Funds, etc.
  • Coordinates and completes work-papers for the Airport Authority’s annual PFC audit and the annual single audit.
  • Supervises the construction payment process performed by the Accountants.
  • Coordinates and completes all final grant accounting packages and close-out documentation.
  • Oversees monthly and annual accounting reconciliations and closing of construction work in process, depreciation and fixed assets.
  • Manages reviews and audits the general ledger including construction in process, grants management, fixes assets, debt service, etc.; journal entries including standard and closing; analytical review of documents and schedule for financial statements.
  • Assists with the preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).
  • Interprets and enforces polices, regulations and practices as required.
  • Follows all safety regulations.
  • Maintains regular and on-time attendance.
  • Supports MNAA’s commitment to its culture and values, including Respect, Integrity, Service and Excellence (RISE).
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 Knowledge, Skills Abilities and Other Characteristics:

  • Accounting and Auditing Principles: Knowledge of generally accepted accounting and auditing principles in the public
  • Financial Management: Knowledge of organizational and governmental policies and procedures related to financial
  • Ethics: Knowledge of ethical standards and how to apply them within MNAA.
  • Accounting Applications: Skill in using Windows-based accounting applications.
  • Accounting: Skill in applying generally accepted accounting principles and accounting operations to organizational financial needs.
  • Communication: Skill in communicating effectively at all levels of the organization and with stakeholders, both orally and in writing.
  • Computer Use: Skill in using a personal computer, the internet, and other software to perform job-related functions.
  • Microsoft Office: Skill in using Microsoft Office applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Microsoft Windows: Skill in using the Microsoft Windows operating system.
  • Relationship Building: Skill in establishing and maintaining effective and professional working relationships with others.
  • Managing Workload: Skill in organizing and prioritizing work, handling multiple responsibilities, and meeting deadlines.
  • Reporting: Skill in preparing and producing timely and accurate oral and written reports.
  • Teamwork: Skill in working with others as a team while taking responsibility for outcomes.
  • Written Expression: Ability to use words and sentences in writing so others will understand.
    Written Comprehension: Ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Attention to Detail: Is careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Independence: Develops one’s own ways of doing things, guides oneself with little or no supervision, makes independent decisions, and depends on oneself to get things done.
  • Innovation: Shows creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas and solutions for work-related problems.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) badge.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, or related field required.
  • 3 to 5 years of audit, general ledger, or related experience required.


  • 4 to 7 years of project accounting, grant management, or related experience.
  • Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant.

Accepting applications until filled

*** All applicants must apply through MNAA’s company website by the application deadline by visiting:

The Nashville International Airport (BNA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace.

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