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Department Controller

DFW Airport, TX, United States
May 16, 2024


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Job Overview

Under general direction from the Financial Planning Manager, performs day-to-day financial operational functions for specific departments and works to improve communications between Financial Business Planning Department and business units on financial matters.  Develops and prepares financial reports. The Departmental Controller is the primary "business partner" and liaison between Finance and the Department.  Provides advice and guidance to departmental senior management on complex issues related to financial, business, process improvement and accounting issues.  

What you will be doing:

  • Directs specific departmental activities regarding the adherence to Airport accounting, budgeting, and continuous forecasting standards and processes; makes recommendations to departmental management related to financial and operational results and serves as the primary liaison between Finance and the department on financial and business matters.
  • Prepares departmental Operation & Maintenance (O&M) and revenue annual budgets and continuous forecasts for review and action by senior management.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day financial/operational processes such as researching and recommending solutions to accounting issues, making accruals, monitoring and communicating contracts status, etc.
  • Provides advice and guidance to departmental management on complex issues related to financial, business, process improvement, and accounting issues.
  • Prepares financial analysis such as alternatives analysis, operating cost of capital programs, net present value, etc.
  • Conducts and participates in research and trend analyses relating to departmental expenditures and revenues.
  • Provides financial support to the department and the Procurement and Materials Management Department on contract issues.
  • Prepares monthly financial reporting, variance analysis and ad-hoc reporting.
  • Presents findings and recommendations concerning financial, accounting, and business issues to senior management.


What you need:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business administration or related field of study.
  • Five (5) years progressive business analysis/finance experience.
  • Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for the above.
  • Possession of a valid Class C driver's license.

What we desire:

  • MBA
  • CPA
  • Experience in both municipal/governmental and private sector environments.

About Us

We are Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport-one of the most successful airports in the world by any definition. We're recognized for our innovation, leadership, drive for excellence and talented employees.

Our success is made possible because of the diverse talents of nearly 2,000 employees who champion our mission of providing an exceptional airport experience to our customers and connect our community to the world. We're looking for the best talent to join us and help reimagine what an airport can be.

Bring your talents to DFW. Live and work with purpose.


Job Info

Job ID# 1007625

May 16, 2024

United States