Organization: Valley Metro RPTA

Location: Phoenix, Ariz.

Deadline: open until filled

Salary: $83,632.00 – $125,448.00 Annually. FLSA: Exempt position, not eligible for overtime compensation.

Description: Valley Metro RPTA seeks a Controller.

Duties and Responsibilities: The Controller is responsible for managing the accounting function and developing and implementing financial processes, policies and procedures, internal controls, and performance measures for the Finance Division. Typical duties include: maintaining accurate and complete financial accounting records, coordinating the preparation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR), ensuring compliance with approved funding and appropriations, preparing financial reports, maximizing opportunities for all investment and borrowing requirements, and coordinating maintenance, upgrades and enhancements to financial software systems.

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance administration, or related field required AND a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible financial and accounting administration experience, preferably in government, including two (2) years of supervisory experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties such as those listed. Experience in public agency and/or transit agency desirable.

Position may require a valid Arizona Driver’s license and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Arizona or the ability to obtain certification within one (1) year.

Employment is contingent upon the results of a comprehensive education/experience background investigation and a criminal history record check. The background check will also consist of a personal credit history review.

Application Procedure: Apply directly online at:

Valley Metro is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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