Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority - Metro
  • 030 - Accounting & Budget
  • Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Comprehensive Health, Vision & Dental Insurance, Free Transportation Pass & Discounted Dependent Passes and Retirement Benefits


Metro is seeking a full-time Sr. Manager of Grants and Administration to join our team. The Sr. Manager of Grants is responsible for the development and administration of all federal, state and local grants to SORTA, including all related financial and program/project reporting, and budget monitoring.  Assist with development of and reporting on SORTA's annual capital budget and 10-Year Capital Plan.

Effective January 1, 2016, The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority/Metro will not hire nicotine users. All candidates for hire extended an offer of employment will be required to successfully pass a nicotine screening as a condition of employment.

 

DUTIES:

  • Identify strategic grant-funding opportunities, and manage the development and submittal of applications (and other required documentation) for grant assistance.
  •  Develop and maintain positive relationships with appropriate personnel at federal, state, and regional funding agencies, serving as Metro's liaison with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
  • Evaluate grant application criteria/requirements; monitors and interprets Federal grant program regulations and policy changes, and advise Executive Management of pertinent requirements.
  • Provide strategic analysis in support of development of SORTAs Federal advocacy agenda.
  • Track grant funding, expenditures, outstanding balances and related variances, ensuring appropriate budget revisions are processed and drawdowns made in a timely manner.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
  • Coordinate, with other departments as required, the Authority's annual project submittals/updates to the regional Transportation Improvement Program (TIP).
  • Manage preparation and filing of required federal and state grant project and financial status reports.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
  • Obtain FTA approval of proposed SORTA actions, (e.g. property development/disposition) as may be required.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
  • Monitor and report on grant performance to agency officials.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              
  • Support with development and monitoring of the SORTA annual capital budget, including the 10-Year Capital Plan, including tracking the proportionate share of federal, state and local funding for each project.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
  • Support special financial studies, projects and long range financial forecasting studies.
  • Respond to questions from cost center managers relating to capital plans and grant funding.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
  • Coordinate, with other departments, the preparation of information required in support of FTA Triennial and other Oversight Reviews.        
  • Review and approve Accounts Payable purchase requests involving grant funding.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Communication - Excellent verbal, writing and non-verbal skills. Clear, concise, and persuasive.
  • Attention to detail Tasks performed accurately with quality & compliance.
  • Analytical Excellent quantitative and problem-solving skills.
  • Customer Focus - Excellent relationship building skills and a desire to exceed customer expectations.
  • Employee Development - Accurately identifies and measures own skills and know when to ask for help in completion of tasks and projects.
  • Leadership - Energetic, takes initiative on projects, committed to continuous improvement.
  • Professional Integrity - accountable, honest and fiscally responsible with the ability to maximize resources.
  • Bachelor's Degree (four year college or university)-preferrably in Public/Business Administration, Planning, Finance/Accounting or Political Science.
  • Five to seven years' experience in finance or accounting; three to five years related experience.
  • Communications - Excellent verbal, writing and non-verbal skills. Clear, concise, and persuasive.
  • Attention to detail Tasks performed accurately with quality & compliance.
  • Analytical Excellent quantitative and problem-solving skills.

 

Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority - Metro
  • Apply Now

  • * Fields Are Required

    What is your full name?

    How can we get a hold of you?

    By clicking the button above, I agree to ApplicantPro's Applicant Information Use Policy.

  • Sign Up For Job Alerts!

  • Share this Page
  • Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email
.
Logo Home Riding Metro Fares & Passes About Metro Doing Business Accessibility Contact Us Careers Home (blue little)