The Opportunity The City of Madison Metro Transit is seeking a qualified Finance Manager to manage the financial and fiscal operations of Metro Transit. The position is responsible for preparing the capital and operating budgets; developing fiscal controls and systems; overseeing payroll and purchasing; including supervising use of the City's finance-specific software; coordinating the integration of grant funding into financial systems; and preparing related analysis and recommendations.
As a member of the Senior Leadership Team at Metro, members are expected to:
Support and promote collaborative efforts to achieve mission requirements.
Infuse racial equity goals, principles, and tools, into all aspects of Metro Transit operations.
Communicate openly and candidly.
Participate fully in discussions.
Employ techniques for problem solving and decision making.
**REQUIRED: A completed application will include a 1-3 page essay response to the supplemental question at the end of the posting. This essay may be used to determine who moves forward in this process. Failure to submit required materials with your application will result in immediate elimination from the recruitment process.**
PEOPLE OF COLOR, PEOPLE OF DIVERSE GENDERS AND INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Public Administration or a related field, AND two (2) years in a financial project management capacity with leadership/supervision duties.
Associate's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related field AND four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in professional accounting and financial related activities, which includes two (2) years in a financial project management capacity with leadership/supervision duties.
Six (6) years of progressively responsible experience in professional accounting and financial related activities which includes two (2) years in a financial project management capacity with leadership/supervision duties.
About City of Madison
Madison, Wisconsin is a community that consistently ranks among the best places to live and work in the country. This stunningly beautiful city nestled among lakes, boasts a variety of cultural and recreational offerings: from college and amateur sports, to performances at the Cesar Pelli-designed Overture Center for the Arts, to leisurely bike rides throughout Madison's extensive bicycle trail system. Madison is home to the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a world-renowned research university, and is considered a hotbed of scientific innovation and entrepreneurship.The City of Madison is an equal opportunity employer functioning under an affirmative action plan. The City employs more than 3,000 people who provide services to City residents. As an employer the City strives to provide a work environment where:•Diversity and differing opinions are valued •Creativity is encouraged •Continuous learning and improvement are fostered •Teamwork and open and honest communication are encouraged •Meeting customer needs through quality service is a shared goal. Positions in the City's 40 departments cover a wide range of responsibilities, including clerical, general laboring, technical or p...araprofessional and professional positions. Employees are based at 55 sites, with many "field" positions assigned to providing services in all parts of the city.