TJPA is a historic collaboration between Bay Area government and transportation agencies. The TJPA’s eight-member Board of Directors is composed of representatives of the City and County of San Francisco, the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District, the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, the California High-Speed Rail Authority, and Caltrans.
About the Position
The CFO reports directly to the Executive Director and is appointed by the TJPA Board. The CFO is responsible for the financial activities of the TJPA including management of the finance team. In this capacity, the CFO oversees the general ledger and accounting, payments and deposits, cash management and investments, debt financing, budgets and budget monitoring, financial statements and reports, project cash flow monitoring, project reimbursements, payroll and audits. Additionally, the CFO provides oversight for procurement functions of the TJPA.
The CFO must have demonstrated fiscal and policy experience in a complex public- sector environment. He or she must understand governmental accounting standards regulating the financial administration of an agency, and federal and state contract laws as well as public agency and/or transportation finances.
Education: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in accounting, finance, public policy, business administration, or a closely related field is required.
Experience: Eight to ten years of progressive levels of supervisory and management experience are required, and public-sector experience is desirable.
Certification: A certified public accountant (CPA) and a GFOA-certified public finance offcer are desirable.