Deputy Airport Director, Finance Administration – SNA

The County of Orange - John Wayne Airport

The County of Orange is seeking a Deputy Airport Director, Finance Administration to lead and manage Finance, Fiscal Operations, and Accounting for John Wayne Airport (SNA).

The selected candidate will be a talented senior manager with a strong financial and administrative background to lead the internal administrative operations of the Airport. In this role, the candidate must demonstrate exceptional leadership and management skills including excellent communication and team-building skills coupled with the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with other Airport programs and community partners. The candidate should be able to demonstrate leadership experiences such as leading by example, conducting business with integrity, keeping staff members informed, and maintaining resources for the development of staff skills and abilities. A successful candidate will be flexible and able to operate outside of narrowly defined, purely financial roles. The ability and willingness to fully comprehend and participate in day-to-day functions, when appropriate, is essential for this position. The individual must have a commitment to quality, efficiency, and performance accountability.

Desirable Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or another closely related field with at least five (5) years of increasingly responsible governmental finance experience performing duties related to the responsibilities and competencies of the position; or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities.

Experience in Airport Finance and a Certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) are highly desirable.

Salary & Benefits

The salary range for this position is $82,472.00 – $146,577.60, depending on experience, and offers an attractive range of benefits. For instructions on how to apply, please click here to see the recruitment brochure, or visit the searches tab at

Filing Deadline: September 6, 2021

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