Transit Systems 2020-07-15 2020-08-14

Chief Financial & Administrator Officer (CFAO)

Company: GRTC Transit System View more listings
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Job Status: Full-time
Job ID: 122640

Salary: Negotiable, Commensurate With Experience

Open Until July 28, 2020

GRTC Transit System seeks a skilled candidate to coordinate connecting people to housing, employment, health care, food and shopping, education, and all the amenities of our region provides is essential to building and maintaining strong, vibrant, equitable, and prosperous communities.

This position is open to all GRTC employees and the general public.

Typically, 8:00AM - 4:30PM, Monday through Friday. This position is exempt according to FLSA regulations. Travel is primary local during the business day

The CFAO is a key leadership role reporting to the CEO in the areas of Finance, Compliance/Risk Management, Procurement, and Human Resources requiring strong problem-solving skills and analysis of organizational impact. As a member of the senior management team, the CFAO will be involved in strategic planning and its execution to meet organizational goals.

Direct supervision of Finance, Compliance/Risk Management, Procurement, and Human Resources Departments.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Lead Organizational Culture Change to focus on GRTC’s people-first mission.
  • Foster a success-oriented, accountable environment within the organization.
  • Participate in the development of the corporation's plans and programs as a strategic partner.
  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and evaluate the organization's fiscal, administrative and regulatory function and performance.
  • Enhance and/or develop, implement and enforce policies and procedures of the organization by way of systems that will improve the overall safety, operation, and effectiveness of the organization
  • Evaluate and advise on the impact of programs, strategies, regulatory actions and give financial perspective on any contracts into which GRTC may enter.
  • Establish credibility throughout the organization and with the Board as an effective developer of solutions to business challenges.
  • Evaluate the finance department structure and team plan for continual improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the group as well as provide individuals with professional and personal growth.
  • Provide timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial reports and financial trends in order to assist the CEO, the Board and other senior executives in performing their responsibilities.
  • Provide up to date analysis, technical financial advice, continual improvement of budgeting processes and knowledge to internal and external team members and stakeholders.
  • Provide strategic financial input and leadership on decision making issues affecting the organization especially using the principles of managerial accounting.
  • Create, monitor, and manage operations budget.
  • Develop a reliable cash flow projection process and reporting mechanism that includes minimum cash threshold to meet operating needs.

Required Knowledge, Abilities and Skills essential to Job Functions
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Possess personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and commitment to GRTC’s mission
  • Skilled in Organizational Development, Personnel Management, Budget, Resource Development and Strategic Planning.
  • Flexible and able to multitask; can work with an ambiguous, fast-moving environment, while also driving toward clarity and solutions; demonstrating resourcefulness in setting priorities and guiding investment in people and system.

Education and/or Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, or related field is required. MBA preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of strong financial, regulatory, and administrative experience or any equivalent combination of training and experience is required.
  • Strong analytical skills (both qualitative and quantitative), ability to identify key points, trends, and develop summary of findings. High proficiency in Microsoft Suite applications.

A pre-employment drug screening and civil background check will be required

GRTC is an Equal Opportunity Employer who values diversity in the workforce

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