Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Job Specification




Pay Grade
H1I ($62,316.80 - $77,875.20 - $93,454.40)
Job Summary

Performs financial analysis work in support of Metro's Debt, Investment, Banking Operations, and Financial Planning functions.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensures that contracts and agreements for outside investment managers, financial institutions, foreign currency, cash management, and other Treasury services are renegotiated, or replacement services are procured
  • Tracks contracts, letters of credit, and other agreements for the cash management and debt functions; maintains schedule of contract renewals
  • Assists in the overall structuring and monitoring of Metro's short-term cash flow, capital structure, and cost of capital
  • Assists in the development of policies relating to the Cash Management and Debt functions
  • Analyzes financing options
  • Assists in structuring and developing marketing strategies of Metro's financing programs; coordinates efforts of financing teams, financial advisors, and/or consultants
  • Prepares presentations to Metro's committees, Metro′s Board, rating agencies, and marketing groups
  • Assists in the implementation of financing programs by monitoring actual cash flow activity versus forecast
  • Conducts research and prepares documentation associated with Metro's ongoing Cash Management programs
  • Monitors the financial condition of public agencies and the bank ratings of financial institutions to protect cash and securities purchased by Metro
  • Coordinates Metro's Cash Management, Investment, Debt, and Planning activities with financing team members, legal counsel, auditors, financial advisors, and underwriters
  • Monitors daily cash position to ensure bank accounts are adequately funded and excess cash is available for short-term investment
  • Responds to vendor questions
  • Documents Metro's Treasury activities and prepares a day-by-day forecast by utilizing the existing short-term cash flow model as a basis for operational funds management
  • Inputs commercial paper transactions and prints required reports
  • Prepares IRS (Internal Revenue Service) form 8038G on a quarterly basis
  • Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out TAP (Transit Access Pass) Assignment
  • Collects, records, and settles TAP regional fare sales; compiles data; prepares reports; and processes refund requests

    May be required to perform other related job duties

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of (defined as a learned body of information that is required for and applied in the performance of job tasks)

  • Theories, principles, and practices of finance, accounting, underwriting, economics, and investment management
  • Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing bonds, securities, and other investment options
  • Business investments and transactions of tax-free debt instruments
  • Financial advisory and legal practices related to municipal finance
  • Applicable computer business software applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite

Skill in (defined as the proficient manual, verbal, or mental utilization of data, people, or things)

  • Performing analytical work in support of financial management operations
  • Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions
  • Exercising judgment and creativity in making decisions and recommendations
  • Communicating effectively orally and in writing
  • Interacting professionally with various levels of Metro employees and outside representatives

Ability to (defined as a present competence to perform an observable behavior or produce an observable result)

  • Meet tight deadlines
  • Handle confidential information
  • Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, budgets, and contracts
  • Determine strategies to achieve goals
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence
  • Read, write, speak, and understand English
Minimum Qualifications

A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Economics, Business, or a related field; Master's Degree in a related field preferred


  • One year of relevant experience in finance, banking, and/or accounting

Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements

  • A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions


Special Conditions

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Metro provides reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Working Conditions

  • Typical office situation

  • Close exposure to computer monitors and video screen

Physical Effort Required

  • Sitting at a desk or table

  • Operate a telephone or other telecommunications device and communicate through the medium

  • Type and use a keyboard and mouse to perform necessary computer-based functions

  • Communicating through speech in the English language required



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This classification is at-will and the incumbent serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority when classified as an Intermittent, Emergency, or Temporary employee and/or is assigned to the Office of Inspector General (OIG) or Board Clerk's Office.

This job specification is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.