MVTA bus in the fall

MVTA Employment Opportunities

Finance Manager

The Minnesota Valley Transit Authority (MVTA) was founded in 1990 and provides public transit services through a Joint Powers Agreement to the cities of Apple Valley, Burnsville, Eagan, Prior Lake, Rosemount, Savage, and Shakopee, MN (southern suburbs of the Twin Cities). Since its founding, MVTA has grown to be the second largest public transit agency in the state with nearly 3 million rides in 2016.  MVTA’s hallmark is a focus on customer service and we are proud to operate 32 routes, including local, express, and bus rapid transit, with approximately 165 buses that are housed at two bus garages.  MVTA’s system includes seven transit stations and seven park and ride lots that have a combined capacity of more than 6,300 spaces. 


If you would enjoy a highly visible position that offers satisfying new challenges every day, consider a future with the Minnesota Valley Transit Authority (MVTA).  We have an outstanding managerial opportunity for a Finance Manager who is responsible for monitoring general accounting practices, budgeting (both operating and capital), financial statement preparation and developing internal controls. This position prepares MVTA’s annual departmental operating and capital budgets that support annual, short-term and long-term goals, objectives, and performance metrics. Works with departments to set and monitor goals, objectives, and performance metrics that tie to MVTA’s vision, mission, and strategic plan. Conducts analysis for special projects including developing the business case for innovation projects. This position provides assistance with the preparation of year end reports and payroll related duties.



  • Four-year Undergraduate’s Degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance, or Business Administration or a related field
  • Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in accounting, financial reporting and budgeting
  • One (1) year of experience in supervising or managing accounting staff


Salary Range $66,686 - $100,028 annual DOQ.

Application must include cover letter, resume, and completed job application. Forward complete applications to Open until filled. EOE.