Valley Metro Finance and Procurement Department
 Phoenix, Arizona
Job Description


Deadline: Open Until Filled - First review of applications June 29, 2020.

The Controller is responsible for managing the accounting function and developing and implementing financial processes, policies and procedures, internal controls, and performance measures for the Finance Division. Typical duties include: maintaining accurate and complete financial accounting records, coordinating the preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), ensuring compliance with approved funding and appropriations, preparing financial reports, maximizing opportunities for all investment and borrowing requirements, and coordinating maintenance, upgrades and enhancements to financial software systems.


Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance Administration, or related field required AND a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible financial and accounting administration experience, preferably in government, including two (2) years of supervisory experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties such as those listed.

Experience in public agency and/or transit agency desirable.

Licenses and Certifications:

Positions may require:

  • Valid Arizona Driver's License
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Arizona or the ability to obtain certification within one (1) year.

Background Investigation:

Employment is contingent upon the results of a comprehensive education/experience background investigation and a criminal history record check. The background check will also consist of a personal credit history review.