The Port of Oakland includes the Oakland seaport, Oakland International Airport, and 20 miles of waterfront. The Oakland seaport is among the top ten busiest container ports in the U.S.; Oakland International Airport is the fifth largest airport in California offering over 375 daily passenger and cargo flights; and the Port’s real estate includes commercial developments such as Jack London Square and hundreds of acres of public parks and conservation areas. The Port employs approximately 500 individuals and has annual revenues of approximately $381 million. Together, through Port operations and those of its tenants and users, the Port generates more than 84,000 jobs in the region. The Port of Oakland was established in 1927 and is an independent department of the City of Oakland.
The Finance and Administration Division provides the Port with short and long-term financial guidance in the areas of financial planning, financial management, capital project funding, and internal and external financial reporting. This division is also responsible for risk management, purchasing, information technology, and human resources. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Manager, Financial Planning is responsible for developing and managing the Port’s budgeting, debt, cash, capital improvement plan, and long-range financial planning.
Requires a bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business administration (an advanced degree is preferable and encouraged) plus six years of experience in the financial area, such as financial and budget analysis, debt and capital markets and/or experience in airport, commercial real estate, and/or maritime finance. It is preferred that candidates have experience issuing debt, rate setting and financial analysis.
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