The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) is recruiting to the position of Executive Director of Budget and Finance. This is a Non-Represented position.
Position: Director of Budget and Finance
Posting Period: April 20, 2018 through May 18, 2018
Salary: $72,174.36 to $90,217.95 Annum
Union Affiliation: This is a Non-Represented Position.
Reports To: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Summary of Position:
This is a senior management position responsible for providing leadership and coordination of the Authority's Financial and Budgetary operations. This position will direct the planning, development, and implementation of financial systems and techniques. This position is responsible for federal grants through their lifecycle that are critical to operations and capital expenditures. This position will manage financial controls such that all the financial and budgetary standards, processes, and reporting for the Authority internal practices are compliant with federal, state, and local standards and regulations.
This position will work in partnership with the State Office of Management and Budget and other state agencies as required to identify and facilitate the use of local transportation funds.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The above duties and responsibilities are not intended to limit specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position, nor are they intended to limit in any way the right of supervisors to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under their supervision.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be a graduate of an accredited college or university with a Master’s degree from a college of recognized standing with a specialization in business administration, finance, accounting, or public administration. Must be highly organized, possess the ability to pay close attention to detail and work with frequent interruptions. Demonstrated managerial/leadership skills and problem solving/analytical capability. Must have excellent decision-making skills and the ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing. Must possess excellent customer service skills and be advanced in Microsoft Office PC applications as well as the ability to quickly adapt to new computer programs as introduced to RIPTA.
Such as may have been gained through: 10 years or more employment in a responsible management position involving responsibility for financial management including overseeing the preparation and presentation of large-scale budget such as for the State of Rhode Island. Exposure to managing federal grants is preferred.
OR: any combination of education and experience that shall be substantially equivalent to the above education and experience.
Director of Accounting
Payroll Office Staff
Finance Office Staff
Interested applicants should submit their cover letter, resume and RIPTA employment application to the Human Resources Department at 705 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI 02907 no later than May 18, 2018. RIPTA employment application is located on www.ripta.com/careers
RIPTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer: It is the policy of the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority that no employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status and/or gender identity or expression.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $83,614.51 to $104,518.14 /year