The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA), located in downtown Chicago, is currently accepting applications to fill the Capital Program Specialist position.
Under the general direction of the Capital Program Manager, the incumbent is responsible for assisting with the development of, and the coordination with the finance team on, the two year financial plan and five and 10 year capital program budgets. The incumbent is also responsible for assisting with: the quarterly amendments to the five year capital program; the development of the capital program’s annual work program; overseeing the capital program implementation activities associated with their designated service board; monitoring the expenditure and future cash flow needs for state bond funds; coordination of the state bond reporting requirements; the tracking and processing of monthly capital requisitions; and the coordination and tracking of capital grant closeouts.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Knowledge, skills, and abilities equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Auditing, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Urban Planning, related field, or equivalent associate degree and/or work experience. 0 to 2 years of experience working in public sector is desirable. The ideal candidate should be highly organized, able to prioritize work independently, and possess strong written and verbal communication skills. Excellent quantitative and problem solving skills and attention to detail. Microsoft Office, database application, spreadsheet, and presentation software proficiency required.
The RTA offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. The RTA reimburses for travel at the federal rate for mileage reimbursement. Relocation is not available. For more information about the RTA, visit our website at www.rtachicago.com.
Minimum Salary: $49,000
Please submit a cover letter, resume and salary history to:
Regional Transportation Authority
Human Resources, Attn: 18-CPS
175 W. Jackson, Suite 1650
Chicago, IL 60604
To apply online go to: https://rtaweb01prd.rtachicago.com/jobposting/?job=206
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