Chief Financial Officer

Department/Agency of position: 
Hampton Roads Transit Finance Department
Location of position: 
Hampton, VA
Date Posted: 
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Closing Date: 
Monday, December 4, 2017
Job Description: 

Chief Financial Officer Hampton Roads Transit ("HRT") is seeking an innovative and experienced professional to serve as Chief Financial Officer for HRT. Position will report directly to the President/CEO in developing a strategic/comprehensive financial plan for the agency; and to ensure that accounting work is accomplished and official financial records are maintained and reported appropriately. This is a senior executive position responsible for several functional units and professional staff members. Functional areas include financial/grants accounting, budget, fixed assets, payroll, revenue management; and the department of procurement. Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills required. Education and experience required: bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field; executive level experience in financial and accounting management, preferably with public transit system, to include operating and capital budgets, grants, payroll, financial management, response to independent audits, and revenue management; direct supervision of professional financial and accounting personnel; knowledge of the federal funding, grants, and legislative process for public transit; and comprehensive knowledge of generally accepted principles of accounting and financial management. This position may serve as the Secretary and/or Treasurer for the HRT Board of Commissioners. Advanced degree and active CPA license strongly preferred.

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Hampton Roads Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer.