Hampton Roads Transit ("HRT") is seeking an innovative and experienced professional to serve as Chief Financial Officer for HRT. Position will report directly to the President/CEO in developing a strategic/comprehensive financial plan for the agency; and to ensure that accounting work is accomplished and official financial records are maintained and reported appropriately. This is a senior executive position responsible for several functional units and professional staff members. Functional areas include financial/grants accounting, budget, fixed assets, payroll, revenue management; and the department of procurement. Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills required. Education and experience required: bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field; executive level experience in financial and accounting management, preferably with public transit system, to include operating and capital budgets, grants, payroll, financial management, response to independent audits, and revenue management; direct supervision of professional financial and accounting personnel; knowledge of the federal funding, grants, and legislative process for public transit; and comprehensive knowledge of generally accepted principles of accounting and financial management. This position may serve as the Secretary and/or Treasurer for the HRT Board of Commissioners. Advanced degree and active CPA license strongly preferred.
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Hampton Roads Transit is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Hampton Roads Transit was formed on October 1, 1999 as a result of the first voluntary merger of two transit companies in the country. Hampton Roads Transit is currently home to over 1,000 employees. Hampton Roads Transit serves the cities of Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach with over 369 square miles of urban service area with a population of 1.3 million, ...which is governed by a board of Commissioners as regulated by the Transportation District Act of 1964 of the Code of Virginia.