Financial Processes Coordinator

Department/Agency of position: 
Kenton County Airport Board
Location of position: 
Erlanger, KY
Not Specified
Date Posted: 
Monday, March 16, 2020
Closing Date: 
Thursday, April 16, 2020
Job Description: 


Responsible for reviewing, implementing and maintaining financial processes and systems. Functions as a resource for information on financial processes and systems. Performs duties of the Board Assistant Secretary/Treasurer.


This class specification represents only the core areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the needs of the department.

  • From an internal control perspective, reviews processes of the organization which have or may have implications for financial reporting or safeguarding of assets and recommends necessary changes. Establishes and/or coordinates processes and related controls as assigned.
  • Reviews and makes or authorizes changes to employee’s access rights to financially related systems. Reviews requests for changes in general ledger structure and account combinations and effects appropriate changes in the Oracle/Infor integrated system.
  • Performs system administration functions such as certain system maintenance and opening and closing of general ledger, inventory and procurement periods.
  • Investigates system issues and implements resolutions where possible or refers to Information Technology for resolutions.
  • Functions as System Administrator for the on-line Procurement Card application. Sets up new procurement cardholder accounts; orders and distributes cards; grants and maintains user access; maintains cardholder transaction authority levels; generates and reviews transaction reports.
  • Augments the financial internal control structure by taking on roles and performing procedures which require independence from the processes and the process owners.
  • Liaises with all departments related to financial processes and changes therein.
  • Drafts responses to internal audit reports for review and issuance by the Vice President- Financial Operations; implements agreed upon changes and measures as assigned.
  • Reviews others’ work products as assigned.
  • Performs Board Assistant Secretary/Treasurer job duties such as review and approval of weekly accounts payable disbursements and fund transfers, ensuring these processes are adequately controlled at all times.
  • Performs special projects and other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting and five years of related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.


  • CPA, CMA or CPFO preferred
  • Maintains Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) clearance.
  • Obtain/maintain position appropriate NIMS & emergency training.


  • Generally accepted accounting principles and practices (GAAP);
  • Financial auditing;
  • Internal control practices and structures.


  • Demonstrated skill in researching, interpreting and implementing written technical guidance from accounting and other standard setting entities;
  • Clearly and effectively communicating, negotiating and advocating, both orally and in writing with all levels of an organization;
  • Use of a variety of computer-based technologies including word processing, spreadsheets and complex, integrated database applications;
  • Establishing and maintaining effective, fair, cooperative, collaborative and respectful relationships with internal and external colleagues, peers, work teams and workgroups;
  • Demonstrated skill in use of independent judgment;
  • Working independently and as a member of a team.


  • Positions in this class typically require: fingering, walking, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
  • Sedentary Work: exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.