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Date Posted: 11/18/2022
Deadline: 12/16/2022
Job Number: 174-22-N


This position is responsible for the direction and administration of the Authority’s finance, fiscal accounting, and administrative systems. Such systems include complex fund accounting, purchasing, budget administration, cash management, and fiscal reporting. Employees in this classification ensure adherence to established regulatory standards regarding public fiscal accounting and reporting.


The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. • Provides direction for the design, implementation and application of accounting and financial recording systems and procedures; ensures the development and implementation of internal controls, as well as new processes and procedures to ensure efficiency, accuracy, and maximum productivity. • Plans and organizes workloads and staff assignments; trains and evaluates assigned staff; reviews progress and directs changes as needed. • Provides leadership and direction in the development of short and long-range plans; analyzes, interprets, and prepares data for studies, reports, and recommendations; coordinates department activities with other departments and agencies as needed. • Responsible for all aspects of fiscal, financial, accounting, and administrative matters; conducts long-range planning, forecasting, and monitoring of financial interests to ensure fiscal well-being. • Ensures the accurate preparation of all applicable state and federal reporting requirements, including financial and tax reports in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). • Monitors and directs the investment of funds within established guidelines and provides recommendations. • Develop cash management techniques that will more effectively maximize our working capital position. • Maintains continuous audit and review of financial transactions. • Plans, develops, implements, and administers the operating and capital budgets: monitor and analyze adopted budgets throughout the fiscal year. • Provide the Board of Commissioners, Executive Director, and general managers with accurate financial and budget performance data on fiscal issues and recommend appropriate action. • Prepare the five-year operating and capital plan for all business centers and support units. • Provide detailed analysis in development of airport rates and charges.


Broad knowledge of financial and budgeting principles and procedures. Knowledge of investment instruments and the risk reward relationship for short- and long-term investments. Knowledge of cash flow analysis and interest revenue projections. Knowledge of modern office management practices, procedures, and equipment. Knowledge of personal computers and software packages. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, departments and the general public.


Tasks involve the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds).


Work is performed in usual office conditions with rare exposure to disagreeable environmental factors.


A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or related field and five (5) years professional experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.


TO APPLY: Send NFTA employment application, resume and cover letter specifying the job number 174-22-N to: NFTA Human Resources 181 Ellicott Street Buffalo, NY 14203 Or email to:


The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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