Finance and Internal Audit Manager

Department/Agency of position: 
Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation (IndyGo)
Location of position: 
Indianapolis, IN
$53,471 – $65,800
Date Posted: 
Monday, May 15, 2017
Closing Date: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Job Description: 

The Finance and Internal Audit Manager is responsible for developing and conducting the internal audit function for the organization. Incumbent makes significant recommendations and decisions ensuring the agency fiscal process (financial procedures) are followed and completed based on federal, state, and agency policy. General objectives and boundaries are planned with the controller and/or appointing authority. Incumbent performs all assigned duties with a high degree of independence. Work is reviewed for impact on and consistency with agency goals and objectives.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES To be successful in this role, an individual must be able to perform in a satisfactory manner the functions listed below. The company will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS • Certifies the accurate reporting of agency financial data with respect to area of assignment. • Assists the budget director in developing annual budget. • Responsible for the monitoring of expenditures on an ongoing basis and in accordance with grant provisions to ensure budget compliance. • Assists in preparation of financial data for monthly and quarterly financial reviews. • Assists in development of budgets for all funding sources and programs by cost category. • Assists in developing and / or revising funding models for current or future agency programs. • Analyze and research issues of interest for other program areas within the agency, identifying patterns and trends. • Provides technical assistance to agency staff on financial matters. • Reviews, analyzes, and makes financial projections. OTHER FUNCTIONS • Includes analysis of contracts, records, operating procedures and practices. • Responsible for the performance of quantitative and qualitative research to further support review findings, including root cause analysis. • Conduct quality compliance reviews on peers. • Assist in the year end audit & CAFR reporting. • Participate on financial/accounting special projects and perform testing for the new system and system controls. • Perform other duties as assigned. • Specialized knowledge of automated fiscal systems. • Flexibility and adaptability to respond quickly to issues and needs.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES • Directly supervises Data and Projects Administrator position

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the following education and/or experience. • Bachelor’s degree in economics, mathematics, accounting, business administration, management, finance, or a related field is required. • Seven years of experience in statistics or accounting is required, preferably in an public or transit environment.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The company will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions. • Thorough knowledge of the theories, principles, and practices of public finance. • Extensive knowledge of federal and state laws, policies and procedures as they pertain to public finance programs. • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. • Proficiency using a computer and related technology, including high proficiency with Microsoft Office, the internet, complex spreadsheets, and automated fiscal systems. • Ability to operate office equipment, including copiers, fax machines, and phones. • Strong written and verbal communication skills; strong listening skills. • Strong analytic ability, including the ability to communicate key performance indicators and trends clearly and succinctly in written and graphical formats. • Ability to interact with others, both in person and through phone, e-mail, and written correspondence. • Above average decision-making and problem-solving abilities. • Above average mathematical abilities (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, ratios, and fractions), including the ability to apply principles of algebra and geometry. • Ability to process and analyze data, to work with probabilities, and to make statistical inferences. • Ability to monitor a budget, to track and control expenses and/or revenues, and to conduct financial analysis. • Ability to prioritize, organize, and manage tasks and time effectively; some flexibility is required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those an individual must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The company will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions. • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented office environment. • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. • Ability to sit for long periods of time and to move intermittently throughout the workday, occasionally between departments and/or facilities. • Strong sensory skills, such as good hearing, dexterity, and good eyesight, including color perception. • Ability to speak clearly. • Local and/or evening and weekend travel is required on rare occasions.

IndyGo is an Equal Opportunity Employer