Budget Manager – Charlotte Area Transit (Closes 8/6/15)

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Budget Manager – Charlotte Area Transit System

Salary Negotiable | Closes 8/6/15

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

A management level position which reports to CATS Chief Financial Officer. The position manages the development and implementation of the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) operating budget and capital investment plan; performance measurement and transit program evaluation initiatives in compliance with Federal, State and local regulations, policies and directives. Other responsibilities involve periodic reports on financial performance, participation in long term financial planning, accounting systems and cash management in compliance with requirements of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and other financial stakeholders; management of significant Federal and State grants programs; coordination of CATS capital financing program; financial controls and reporting associated with budget and capital projects. Participates in periodic reviews and specialized projects, implementation of financial policies and other transit specific research. Coordinates Federal and State government reviews, audits and other studies associated with CATS programs as required. Supervises and directs a staff of financial professionals.

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires a four year degree in public administration, business administration, accounting or related field, with seven years of increasingly responsible budget and strategic planning experience; or a Master’s degree with three years of experience; experience in the public sector is highly desirable; experience with financial planning and debt financing is a plus. Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) required; experience in working with PeopleSoft, Munis, Clarity systems is desirable. Knowledge of North Carolina Budget Control Principles and practices is desired. Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug test, criminal background check, education verification, and DMV check. Must be eligible for a City Driving permit.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates must apply online to be considered. A separate resume and cover letter can be emailed to: gmyers@charlottenc.gov.

Salary Range:

Negotiable