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Director of Finance and Administration

Truckee Tahoe Airport District
Job Description

The Director of Finance and Administration is a single-position management classification that is responsible for duties that are administrative/managerial and highly complex in nature, involving highly technical functions. This position has broad management authority for the day-to-day operations of the Finance and Administration Department. The Director of Finance and Administration will receive policy direction from the General manager, and exercises direct supervision over two general accounting staff.

The Director of Finance and Administration is required to attend the District’s monthly (evening) Board meetings, as well as Special Board meetings and workshops.

The ideal candidate should have the ability to develop, plan and implement department goals and objectives and recommend and administer policies and procedures related to the operations and activities of the Finance and Administration Department. Direct, oversee and participate in the development and administration of the District’s budget; direct the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; and direct the monitoring and approval of expenditures.  Prepare required governmental reports and financial statements, keeping abreast of changes and requirements in governmental accounting and tax procedures to assure compliance with annual audit. 

Knowledge of advanced principles and practices of governmental accounting, cost accounting, treasury management, revenue administration, budgetary accounting, auditing, AP/AR and payroll management required.  Knowledge of sales and use tax, fuel excise tax, and leasing and contract law is highly desirable. As well as, leading principles in public sector risk management; and best management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of programs, policies and operational needs.

The District is also seeking a candidate that possesses an advanced skill set to train, lead, mentor, motivate and evaluate their direct personnel. Possess a strong teamwork mentality and the ability to function as part of the executive leadership team, and to gain cooperation through discussion, persuasion and goal setting. 


Seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in governmental accounting and financial work, including at least five (5) years of administrative and supervisory responsibility within a Finance Department.


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Finance, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field. CPA, CMA, or MBA highly desirable.

  • Must possess a valid Class C driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record.

For further detailed information, please review the posted job announcement and full job description on the Truckee Tahoe Airport District's website:  https://truckeetahoeairport.com/administration/hr 



 All applicants must complete a District employment application.

TTAD is a Drug-Free Workplace. TTAD is an EOE.

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