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Accounting Manager

Company: Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

RDU Airport Authority provides a world-class customer experience for millions of passengers traveling to or through the airport. Were known for innovation, revenue generation and community partnerships throughout the Raleigh-Durham area. We are looking for a self-motivated and results-oriented Accounting Manager to join our Finance team. In this position, you will be responsible for financial leadership and support controls and technical expertise that will drive performance and ensure strategic objectives are met. The ideal candidate will be experienced with Federal, state and/or local statutes and guidelines and technically proficient with system applications, policies and procedures.

Top candidates will be skilled at business and financial acumen and possess strong analytical and planning skills. The ideal candidate must be able to communicate effectively in written and oral communications in order to develop and maintain cross-functional work relationships at all levels of the organization. This role will have direct reports and perform as a key partner to the Director of Accounting and Chief Financial Officer for the Authority with management of all financial services.

Here at RDU weve created a culture that attracts bright, passionate and caring people who sincerely want to do their best for themselves, our internal and external partners and our community at large. Reach out, if you want your next professional experience to help you forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning. Consider joining the RDU team - connecting people, going places!

Day-to-Day Activities:
Understand all elements of the Statement of Revenues, Expenses, and Changes in Net Position; Statement of Net Position; Statement of Cash Flows; and Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR); to enable meaningful review and to help identify, prioritize and drive improvements Remain technically current with accounting pronouncements and be the Authoritys US GAAP and GASB technical resource Supervise and develop/mentor staff, as well as establish and implement long and short-range departmental goals Manage debt to assure compliance with ordinance, covenants, and statutory laws and work with bond counsel to plan, organize, and direct capital financing, bond refunding and issuance of new debt Direct all general ledger activity, including journal entries and reconciliations; prepare periodic, monthly, and annual close processes Coordinate accounting activity to assist the Finance Department in developing and calculating rates, charges, fees, and cost allocations relative to billings and other projects Monitor fiscal activities and ensure that RDU is compliant with all local and state statutes or ordinances, federal laws and regulations, generally accepted accounting principles, debt covenants, and other compliance issues as it relate to accounting Participate on cross-functional teams and build organizational relationships with peers and operating partners Proactively lead projects related to process improvement and efficiencies Complete research and special projects
Knowledge of:
GAAP and GASB Federal, state, and/or local statutes and guidelines MS office applications: Word, Advanced Excel, Power Point, Outlook Oracle release 12
Skill in:
Problem-solving capabilities and a demonstrated advanced knowledge of field Multi-tasking skills, as this position will perform a variety of duties, often changing priorities High degree of accuracy, attention to detail and confidentiality Demonstrates analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
Ability to:
Understand and apply policies to financial records and reports Maintain accurate records, reports, and electronic filing system Develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with customers, clients, and coworkers Ability to prioritize work, meet schedules and deadlines
Hiring Range:

$90,665.92 - $110,027.85

At RDU, youre not just a blip on the radar. We appreciate you and care about your health, happiness and future.Heres a snapshot of our awesome benefits!
Work-Life Harmony 11 Paid Holidays Flexible Holiday Options Health and Wellness On-site Fitness Classes & Employee Fitness Center Access Health Savings Account (HSA) with matching employer contributions Flexible Spending Accounts medical and dependent care options Opportunities for employer paid or discounted insurance plans Tuition assistance and career development Shift Differential pay 401(k) plan, Traditional and Roth options with matching employer contributions 457(b) plan, Traditional and Roth options Employee Discounts cell phone service plans, RDU Airport Terminal stores and restaurants, and RDU Taxi service.


Microsoft Excel




Planning & Organization


Research & Analytics


Interpersonal Communication






Collaborative : Supports organization and team goals

Business Oriented : Applies broad knowledge and seasoned experience in addressing complex issues

Functional Expert : Considered a thought leader on a subject

Results Driven : Utilizes all available resources effectively in delivering desired results

Critical Thinker : Process information



Growth Opportunities : Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

Ability to Make an Impact : Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization



Bachelors or better in Accounting.



3 years: Accounting Manager Functions

3 years: Supervisory Experience

7 years: Relevant Accounting Experience

Licenses & Certifications



Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority, Raleigh , Accounting Manager, Other , Raleigh, North Carolina

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