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Sr Accountant

DFW Airport, TX, United States
Jan 18, 2023


Job Description



Under general direction of the Financial Planning Manager, participates in the processing, maintenance, and reporting of the Board’s financial information. Related responsibilities include professional level work in the area of governmental accounting, financial analysis, and reporting.  Exercises initiative, judgment, and discretion in the execution of responsibilities within the constraints of generally accepted accounting principles and Board policies and procedures.   



  1. Prepares monthly and annual financial report and key performance indicator package for senior management and the board of directors. 

  2. Prepares allocation entries and business unit profit/loss reports. 

  3. Provide financial support to operating units and perform ad hoc projects assigned by manager. 

  1. Supports the development, modification, implementation and/or integration of new and revised financial systems.  

  1. Leads or participates in project teams involved in financial related projects, such as external audits and special studies, develops work plans, captures and analyzes information and presents findings. 

  2. Performs technical advanced-level accounting, applying appropriate principles, practices, and procedures when recording, maintaining, adjusting, and balancing financial records. 

  3. Develops and maintains schedules and models to track, reconcile, and report financial information on special projects/programs. 

  1. Extracts data from established accounts, summary, and detail ledgers; prepares comprehensive, accurate, concise reports and financial schedules, including supporting documentation. 

  1. Edits and reviews financial transactions for accuracy and completeness; determines and prepares necessary adjustments. 

  1. Performs complex and detailed research and analysis. Prepares and presents statistical reports. 

  1. Prepares journal entries with enough supporting documentation to record activity into appropriate funds, as required, after researching activity. 

  1. Participates in the month-end and year-end close process and procedures to prepare required schedules and reports. 

  1. Participates in the development and analysis of Airport trends and activities and quantifies potential financial impact. 



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance.  

  • Three (3) years of experience in financial accounting.  

  • Two (2) years of experience in financial analysis. 

  • Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for the above. 

  • Possession of a valid Class C driver's license. 



  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), accounting practices, and procedures. 

  • Experience in consolidations, allocations, and financial reporting 

  • Proficient in utilizing intermediate to advanced level accounting, spreadsheet, database, presentation, and reporting writing software (MS PowerPoint, Excel and Word, Enterprise Resource Planning, and Business Intelligence).  

  • Ability to research and analyze financial data variances and provide summarized or detailed level explanation if needed. 

  • Knowledge of the laws and regulations governing receipt, expenditure, and accounting of public funds. 

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with senior and executive leadership whether verbally or in writing. 

  • Ability to establish and maintain harmonious and effective working relationships.  

  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines. 

  • Ability to effectively work independently and tactfully with senior management. 

  • Ability to coordinate and oversee the work of a team of professional personnel in project implementation and assess their work. 



  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA). 

  • Master’s in Business or Public Administration. 

  • Three (3) years of experience in project management. 

  • Experience in preparing financial statements and writing explanations for variances.  

  • Progressively responsible, professional-level experience in accounting functions. 

  • Knowledge of contract administration principles and practices.  



  • Works in an office environment. Sits for extended periods. 

  • Uses keyboard devices and computer monitors. 

  • Performs moderately complex mathematical calculations. 

  • Exchanges information by telephone, written document, and in person. 

  • Uses near-visual acuity in reading complex financial reports. 

  • Drives to locations on and off Airport property. 




Job Info

Job ID# 1006874

Jan 18, 2023

United States