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Director, Financial Services & Revenue Operations
With an annual Operating and Capital budget of over $200 million, the Central Ohio Transit Authority’s over 350 fixed-route buses and 80 paratransit vehicles provide over 18 million rides a year in and around the 2.4 million person Greater Columbus metropolitan area. Columbus, the State’s Capitol and its largest city, is home to five Fortune 500 companies, one of the largest universities in the U.S., Ohio State, and the world famous Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. Business Week ranked Columbus as one of the best Cities in America in 2012, and Forbes Magazine gave Columbus an "A” as one of the top cities for business in 2013.
Reporting to the CFO/V.P., the Director of Financial Services & Revenue Operations is a key member of COTA’s Executive Management Team and is responsible for financial planning, investing, reporting, compliance, accounting, and over $100 million in revenue collection & cash management.
He/she must have knowledge of financial and cash management and investment strategies, short and long-range cash forecasting; and cost control measures.
He/she must be a good communicator, working with external stakeholders, coordinating with other jurisdictions, agencies, businesses, the public and internal departments to develop strategies that support and enhance the cost-efficient and effective operation of the Authority.
A Bachelors Degree in accounting or finance preferred, as are coursework in money, banking and investments. Seven years of progressively responsible experience in a transit system or public agency, including five years in a managerial role; or an equivalent combination thereof. Public Accountant certification (CPA) preferred.
COTA, an equal opportunity employer, offers a competitive salary dependent on experience, and a generous benefit package, including potential relocation.
For further a more detailed job description, and/or to apply, visit www.harrisrand.com “Current Searches,” or contact Christopher Boylan, Director, Transportation.
Posted on: Monday, December 19, 2016
This listing expires on: Friday, March 31, 2017