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Public Transportation Services Corporation (PTSC)
PTSC is an equal employment opportunity employer


Bulletin No:
Job Title:
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled
Salary Grade:
Salary Range:
$122,970 - $153,691 - $184,434
Open Until Filled openings may be closed at any time without notice.

At Will**

Other Info:

This bulletin is posted to establish or add to a Qualified Candidate Pool(QCP)


Basic Function

To plan, develop, implement, and monitor short and long term financial plans for Metro’s transit capital asset repair, internal/external regional transit programs, and integration/administration of related financial reporting systems and processes.

Example Of Duties

  • Directs and develops short and long-term transit program budgets using modeling techniques related to asset age/condition, projected regional/Metro service needs, and Federal, State, and Local revenue constraints.
  • Analyzes transit project/program resource requirements and priorities to determine financial impact of implementation and optimization of capital, operating, and regional project delivery commitments.
  • Analyzes transit project/program expenditures with budget to determine schedule adherence and related performance indicators, both from an analytical and systems administration perspective.
  • Establishes, develops, and leads system integration of expenditure and revenue models to load, validate, and interface with other Metro systems.
  • Confers with executive management to validate and approve the sources and uses of revenues and expenditures.
  • Oversees the preparation of Board reports
  • Prepares and presents reports, analysis, and strategic planning and policy to management and the board of directors
  • Oversees analysis of project costs and validates data upload to Metro systems in accounting, treasury, and ancillary functions. .
  • Coordinate and manage public outreach process to deliver financial and other related information through electronic and digital applications, as well as in-person discussions and Town Hall meetings.
  • Participates in management meetings and decision-making processes to provide a strategic approach to problem solving
  • Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency's safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees
  • Contributes to ensuring that the EEO policies and programs of Metro are carried out
  • Supervises subordinate staff

Requirements For Employment

  • Bachelor's degree - Finance, Business Administration or other related field
  • 5 years of management-level experience performing budgeting work
Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications (PQs) are used to identify relevant knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) as determined by business necessity. These criteria are considered preferred qualifications and are not intended to serve as minimum requirements for the position. PQs will help support selection decisions throughout the recruitment. In addition, applicants who possess these PQs will not automatically be selected.

The following are the preferred qualifications:

  • Experience managing transit capital assets, tracking asset age/condition, and analyzing financial impact of related capital repair/refurbishment projects
  • Experience developing, monitoring, modeling, and reporting internal, external, and regional transit program budgets
  • Experience with system development, integration, and administration activities to ensure seamless data input and interface with other systems
  • Experience managing public outreach activities to deliver financial and other related information through electronic and digital applications, as well as in-person discussions with internal/external groups


  • Theories, principles and practices of transit programs relating to financial and organizational management and behavior
  • Knowledge of theories, principles, and practices of advanced budgeting, accounting, planning, resource modeling, and system administration.
  • Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing budgeting, funding, and financial operations of a transit program business unit
  • Administrative/system principles and related methods of transit budget preparation, project scheduling, project evaluation, planning, implementation, and monitoring of programs.
  • Financial and other database management software including, but not limited to Oracle Financials.
  • Individual and group dynamics and leadership development
  • Modern management techniques


  • Direct the overall operations of major financial functions
  • Define and perform complex financial and operational performance modeling, analysis, and system integration and administration
  • Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend strategic solutions, and evaluate outcomes
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Determine strategies to achieve operational goals
  • Understand, interpret, and apply rules, regulations, policies, and standard operating procedures to work products
  • Exercise judgment and creativity in making decisions
  • Interact professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives
  • Supervise and allocate the division of labor for a diversified workforce
  • Read, write, speak, and understand English

Selection Procedure

Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.

Application Procedure

To apply, visit Metro's website at and complete an online Employment Application.

Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location:

METRO Headquarters, Employment Office
One Gateway Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012

(213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro.

All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (JMC)

*Open to the public and all Metro employees

**This is an At-Will position and employee serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority.

This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties.