Chief Financial Officer

Website The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority

The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority is seeking a Chief Financial Officer who will be responsible for directing activities of the Finance Department and employees, ensuring processes and procedures are in accordance with accounting standards, laws, and regulations. This position creates and implements strategic financial plans and determines available resources for the Authority; ensures financial metrics and targets are met; evaluates, creates, and coordinates financial programs including budgeting, financial planning, facilities improvements, and capital asset funding; and manages the organization’s overall financial interest and the capital structure and debt/equity mix.

The Authority oversees two airports: Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) and Hawkins Field (HKS).

Position Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or a related field, plus twelve years of experience in a senior-level finance or accounting position with three years being in a supervisory role. A master’s degree substitutes for 2 years of experience. Experience in finance and accounting (debt and cash flow management) within the aviation industry is strongly preferred, as is a CPA license. Must reside within the city of Jackson, MS.

Salary & Benefits

The salary range for this position is $114,000 – $182,000 with an excellent benefit package, including a fully paid Mississippi retirement program and $10,000 in relocation expenses. For instructions on how to apply, please click here to see the recruitment brochure, or visit the searches tab at

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