Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer
Utah Transit Authority
 Salt Lake City, Utah
Job Description

Utah Transit Authority
Salt Lake City, UT
Chief Financial Officer
Hiring range: $175,000 to $200,000
Final filing date: Monday, February 20, 2023.

The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) is looking for a finance-savvy enterprise leader to serve as its next Chief Financial Officer! As the CFO, you will make sure that #TransitIsTheAnswer to solving many policy dilemmas in Utah, such as traffic congestion, air quality, economic development, and housing. UTA provides integrated mobility solutions to service life’s connections, improve public health, and enhance quality of life in the Wasatch Front.

This executive will work with other leaders to jointly develop operating, financial, and procurement policies, procedures, and strategic business objectives, while overseeing functions including Accounting, Budgeting and Financial Planning, Supply Chain and Purchasing, Fare Policy and Collection, Insurance and Claims, and Grants Management. The CFO formulates investment strategies, Federal and State funding strategies, and financial policies and plans to support Board strategic priorities, organizational goals and objectives, and performance standards. This person acts as Treasurer for the organization by directing the entire range of financial activity including UTA management of bond, debt, and equipment lease programs, oversight of the Agency’s investments, and serves on UTA’s Pension Committee. Finally, the CFO designs, develops, and presents and interprets financial reports and other special reports for the Board of Directors and the executive team.

The CFO will be the “go-to” person for all financial matters to both executive leadership and the Board of Trustees. Transit or public sector experience is highly desired, especially the critical elements of federal grant program management, financial reporting, and debt financing. An individual with both private and public sector experience would be highly competitive if they can bring a holistic set of perspectives to the table.

To view additional qualifications and submit your résumé, cover letter, and a list of six work-related references (two supervisors, two direct reports and two colleagues) please go to our website:

For more information contact:

Andrew Nelson
CPS HR Consulting
(916) 471-3329

To view an online brochure for this position visit:
Utah Transit Authority website:

The Utah Transit Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.