Jacobs Airport Finance Senior Advisory Professional in Cincinnati, Ohio

Airport Finance Senior Advisory Professional


LeighFisher, (a subsidiary of Jacobs), is seeking a highly motivated individual to work in its aviation division, business and finance practice based in the United States. LeighFisher looks for outstanding candidates with strong credentials and a passion for client service, who enjoy working as part of a team on cutting-edge projects for our aviation clients. For more information on LeighFisher, please visit our website at http://www.leighfisher.com. Our recruitment brochure for this position can be found atthis link:Senior LevelAdvisory Professional-Airport Finance

Position Summary and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will play a leading role in the development and management of client relationships in the business and finance practice.Services provided by the practice (among others) include financial modeling; capital planning and funding (including AIP grant, BCAs, and PFC applications), bond feasibility services; airport rates and charges, use and lease agreement negotiations; public-private-partnerships (P3s) and asset valuation; economic analysis and forecasting; organization and management studies; and business advisory and management strategy services.

This is a unique opportunity to leverage your expertise with members of LeighFisher’s management consulting team. Clients in North America will be the primary focus for the individual selected, however individuals with interest in expanding our international aviation consulting business will also be considered.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Develop and expand client relationships by delivering excellent value, consistent and dependable service, and high quality consulting

  • Monitor and manage business development opportunities, structure and draft proposals, including written materials, pricing and presentations

  • Provide deep technical leadership on complex projects

  • Support LeighFisher initiatives (e.g., succession planning, industry focus pieces / publications)

  • Willingness to travel at least 25%


In summary, we are seeking self-motivated individuals with:

  • An excellent academic record with an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in in one or more of the following fields: accounting; aviation; banking; business; economics; finance; engineering; mathematics, actuarial, operations research, or statistics; public policy; urban planning/studies, real estate development or a related field is required (MBA, CFA, CPA, JD etc. desired)

  • 10 years of experience in the field of airport. airline, public, or transportation finance, preferably in consulting / client-facing positions or airport management, and with a demonstrated history of progressive growth

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to read, interpret, and draft complex legal or regulatory documents; able to present results of complex analyses in an understandable format

  • Strong Excel modeling skills with the ability to direct consultants on the development of financial models to provide sound analytical advice; demonstrated experience using Microsoft Word and PowerPoint is also required

  • Superb analytical, qualitative and strategic thinking and decision making capabilities

  • Collaborative and team-oriented as well as highly resourceful and self-directed


Opportunities are available in Burlingame, California (San Francisco Bay Area) and Cincinnati, Ohio offices. Other locations may be considered depending on candidate’s credentials.

LeighFisher offers a highly competitive compensation and benefits package and the opportunity to work side-by-side with recognized industry-leading professionals, all looking to create a firm without limits to creativity and professional growth. LeighFisher is an equal opportunity employer—all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume and cover letter. EOE/MFHV

Primary Location United States-Ohio-Cincinnati

Other Locations United States-California-Burlingame

Travel Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: BIA0000P6