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Organization: Sedona-Oak Creek Airport Authority
City: Sedona, AZ
Country: United States
Primary Category: Airport Finance and Administration
Type of Position: Full-time
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s
Experience Requirement: 5 years
Put your accounting expertise, innovative leadership, and on-site management skills to work serving
“America’s Most Scenic Airport.” This senior leadership position with a thriving regional airport in spectacular
Sedona, Arizona reports directly to the General Manager. The Business Manager leads and participates in daily
business operations and oversees all financial activities related to the Airport. The position requires sound
independent judgment to make decisions and effect change within Finance and Administration, as well as
proven management competence as a key member of the Airport leadership team, impacting the overall
strategic focus of the Sedona Oak-Creek Airport Authority (SOCAA).
Responsibilities include general accounting, financial analysis, capital improvement projects, contract and lease
management, budget coordination, and payroll/benefit coordination. The Business Manager oversees the annual
audit for the organization. The successful candidate should be well versed in the most current HR policies and
processes. The position is expected to encourage and facilitate an environment for building team efforts and
problem-solving of work-related issues by employees. The Business Manager works cooperatively with a
variety of customers and tenants within and outside the Airport. The busy and fast-paced office environment
requires a strong and consistent on-site presence, excellent organizational and time management skills, and a
keen ability to prioritize tasks. The ideal candidate will seek opportunity to innovate, while benefitting from and
strengthening the partnership between local communities and the Sedona Airport. As a senior representative of
the Airport, all activities must be conducted in a courteous and professional manner. The Business Manager
must be trusted to respond to and resolve difficult or sensitive inquiries and complaints with courtesy and tact.
Requires a bachelor’s degree in a related field (e.g., accounting, finance, management) from an accredited
college/university and a minimum of 5 plus years of related financial experience. The successful candidate must
possess supervisory experience with the ability to mentor and train. Proficient utilization of accounting software
(e.g., QuickBooks and Microsoft Office), including Microsoft Excel, is required. The Business Manager must
possess excellent written and oral communication skills, a high attention to detail and follow-through,
demonstrate sound decision-making and judgment, as well as a strong work ethic and acceptance of
responsibility. The position must employ strong interpersonal skills when interacting with coworkers, board and
the public to effectively gather, exchange or convey information.
CPA licensure or master’s degree is strongly preferred, along with significant demonstration of successful
supervisory experience. The successful candidate must be motivated to research, evaluate and incorporate new
advances in technology. Additional education and senior leadership experience will enhance a candidate’s
fitness for the position.
Candidates are asked to submit a current resume to: General Manager Ed Rose at firstname.lastname@example.org