Chief Financial Officer (Director of Finance & Information Technology)

Department/Agency of position: 
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
Location of position: 
San Francisco, CA
The annual salary range is $181,714 to $231,868. This position also has outstanding benefits including retirement.
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Closing Date: 
Friday, September 7, 2018
Job Description: 

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) is seeking a highly qualified and dynamic professional for the position of Chief Financial Officer/Director of Finance and Information Technology Division (CFO). The SFMTA is a department of the City and County of San Francisco and is a unique agency, as it has three functions typically found in separate agencies: operating a major transit service, serving as the city transportation department, and regulating taxis. Reporting to the Director of Transportation (“General Manager”), the CFO provides financial leadership to the SFMTA with responsibility for all fiscal and fiduciary management aspects agency-wide including maintaining the Agency’s visibility and high credit rating among investor and bond rating agencies. The CFO is responsible for the effective and efficient operation of ten business support sections within the Finance and Information Technology Division, which is comprised of approximately 400 employees. Additionally, the CFO is also responsible for administering an Annual Operating Budget of $1.2 billion and a $2.8 billion five-year Capital Improvement Program. This position requires a Bachelor’s degree; an advanced degree is considered a plus. Required experience for this position includes: seven to ten years of senior level management experience in strategic planning and execution, overseeing complex financial and business operations within a diverse, division-based department. Interested candidates should apply no later than Monday, September 17, 2018 by submitting a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume via email to For additional information, confidential inquiries are welcomed to Heather Renschler or Robert Burg at (916) 630-4900. Recruitment brochure is available at