Overview

Metro is seeking a Director, FP&A provides management level leadership and oversight for management for monthly reporting, operating and capital budget preparation, ongoing analysis, as well as 10 year operating and 10 year capital budget projections, financial analysis and ad-hoc analysis. Coordinates with peers in Accounting, Grants, Procurement and Treasury to compile and provide meaningful management reporting on the Authority’s Operating and Capital Budget. Manage and supervise the FP&A department in delivering meaningful quantitative analysis to further improve processes and systems to achieve Authority objectives.

JOB DUTIES

  • Provide management-level oversight of the FP&A team to achieve identified objectives to reduce costs, increase revenue, or otherwise improve efficiency of processes and practices for Operations and Administrative
  • Management of the budgeting (operating and capital), internal financial reporting and variance analysis
  • Prepare all internal financial reports, including monthly reporting to Board of Trustees and internal departmental cost reports
  • Oversee the monthly and quarterly management of the open capital projects for adjustments and new capital projects for approval by the Executive
  • Development of fully consolidated monthly financial
  • Work with Treasury and Accounting for the development of a fully consolidated monthly cash flow and balance sheet
  • Analyze business operations and trends to project future revenues and expenses, and provide advice and recommendations that contribute to the effective management of Authority
  • Develop and provide analysis of the monthly financial reports for executive
  • Manage the calendar, preparation and submission of the Authority’s annual Operating and Capital budget submissions to the SORTA Board and City of Cincinnati per established timelines. Establish an effective process of periodic budget reviews within all functions of the Authority to ensure variances are identified and effective action plans formulated to address same
  • Prepare and analyze monthly budget and budget variance; communicate actionable items to function
  • Prepare, examine, or analyze accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural
  • Complete or assist on miscellaneous special projects as assigned, including but not limited to, year-end financial statements, year-end audit preparation, revenue/ridership reporting, FLSA, MD&A, and certification of
  • Manage annual Operating and Capital budget process and
  • Assist in preparation of Management Plan and Union negotiation preparation and contract provision
  • Develop costing models for Special and Contract Services.
  • Facilitate the development of strategies to meet or exceed organizational and department performance goals and objectives, monitor results, and recognize employee, department and organization
  • Oversee the continued development of all Department employees to keep them abreast of new technologies; oversee and direct the development of their skills and understanding of policies and procedures, developing, implementing, monitoring and overseeing adherence to performance
  • Model, facilitate and encourage exemplary internal and external customer service, open communication, collaboration, participation and professional development among staff.
  • Provide a positive work environment that does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran.
  • Ability to work in compliance with Metro’s safety and security

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Competency Statement(s)

  • Intelligence – Superior analytical and problem-solving skills. Quickly assesses situations and formulates
  • Communications – Excellent verbal, writing and non-verbal skills. Persuasive, consensus
  • Customer Focus – Understands role within organization and desires to exceed customer
  • Employee Development – Competent in assessing employee skills: coaches, delegates, and supports employee development. Provides constructive
  • Leadership – Energetic, innovative self-starter, committed to continuous improvement and creative problem- solving.
  • Professional Integrity – Exhibits the values of commitment, leadership, accountability, diversity, honesty, fiscal responsibility, and the ability to maximize resources.
  • Proficiency – Able to measure results, create and analyze data, superior computer modelling skills, accuracy and attention to detail, excellent project management
  • Facilitate the development of strategies to meet or exceed organizational and department performance goals and objectives, monitor results, and recognize employee, department and organization
  • Model, facilitate and encourage exemplary internal and external customer service, open communication, collaboration, participation and professional development among

Education

Bachelor’s Degree required (Master’s preferred). Financial major (Accounting, Finance, Business, etc.) preferred Financial certification a plus

Experience

Eight to ten years of broad finance experience with significant exposure to accounting, financial planning, capital budget management and operating budget analysis; a mix of public and private company preferred. More recent experience should be heavily related to the Essential Functions preferably in a financial leadership role. More recent experience should be heavily related to the Essential Functions preferably in a financial leadership role.

Experience managing others preferred

Knowledge of or direct experience in public agency financial practices and requirements a plus

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Computer Skills

Advanced computer skills designing and building spreadsheets (modelling) required; relational databases and working knowledge of business objects reporting tools preferred; standard skills using internet, email applications, and word processing.

Other Requirements

-Strong writing and presentation skills.

-Ability to take initiative, engage staff, and create change.

-Ability to motivate organization and remove barriers to effective performance.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Office atmosphere