As the top financial professional in the organization, the Chief Financial Officer is responsible for managing all aspects of TARTAâs financial condition, including the management of a multi-million-dollar annual budget, while keeping the Chief Executive Officer informed of all financial activity. This position ensures that the organization is financially sound and that its assets are being used effectively to serve the Authorityâs needs and to provide high quality, cost-effective transportation services to the public. This position must have strong working knowledge of operational and capital budgets as well as FTA regulatory requirements with fully responsibility all.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Include the following. Other duties may be assigned by the Chief Executive Officer.
Manage all aspects of the Authorityâs financial condition: Ensure the organization is financially sound and that assets are used in the most effective, cost-efficient manner; monitor cash flow, grants management, revenue sources, and contract-to-asset management; assure that all policies and practices are applied in a manner that provides protection to TARTAâs assets and liabilities and to ensure compliance with all federal, state, and other regulatory agencies; ensure that all customers including staff, vendors and contractors have the necessary resources to carry out the agencyâs mission; keep all relevant parties informed as appropriate, including the Chief Executive Officer, Board of Trustees and senior management team.
Manage budget, financial control, and related reporting: Provide ongoing financial control and reporting; oversee all aspects of the financial wellbeing of the organization; direct the organizationâs financial goals, objectives, and budgets; maintain and uphold fiduciary responsibility via overall fiscal management of the TARTA budget, including planning, modification, reporting and analysis; review and approve purchase orders and invoices for all operating and capital expenditures; ensure compliance with federal regulations included in the OMB Super Circular, coordinate all
year-end reconciliation of the general ledger; prepare special reports required by regulatory authorities; prepare annual and five year operating and capital budgets and appropriate cash flow projections; oversee completion and submittal of grant applications; maintain all fiscal records in a manner compliant with all relevant regulations and established record retention policies and procedures.
Bachelorâs degree (preferred); Sage MAS500 Accounting Software Experience; advanced spreadsheet design; ability to build customized reports from Financial Management software; prior experience in the public transit arena; National Transit Database Reporting structure familiarity, sound knowledge of public transit regulations pertaining to accounting practices; and accounting /finance experience in public transit.
Please submit a cover letter and resume to: [email protected]. The first review of applications and resumes is slated for Friday, July 16, 2021. This position will close on Friday, July 30, 2021.
This position will close on Friday, July 16, 2021
TARTA is an equal opportunity employer.
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