• Senior Accountant - Revenue

    Job ID
    2018-1325
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Starting Pay Range
    $42,942 - $54,000
  • Basic Purpose

    Maintains general ledger and its subsidiary ledgers to ensure accurate revenue and project accounting and reporting of PSTA’s financial and statutory reporting.  Provides exemplary customer service to both internal and external customers.

     

     

     

    Essential Functions

    Prepares, records and reviews all sources of revenue for the Authority and monitors the month end completion of the recording of revenue transactions.

     

    Assists with key back office financial functions for the Regional Fare Collection Revenue System and serves as a liaison between PSTA and the eFare system administrator and the Authority’s customers.

     

    Ensures that all financial activities involving grant funds awarded are accounted for in compliance with rules and regulations.

     

    Monitors/tracks the financial and accounting status of each grant program through its program life cycle to closure and reconciliations.

     

    Assists with the preparation of the monthly and quarterly capital budget vs. actual reports for review by the Manager of Revenue and Capital Project Accounting, Director of Finance and Chief Financial Officer.

     

    Performs month, quarter, and year-end close activities including account analysis, accruals, journal entries, reporting and resolving issues as needed to ensure financial statements are accurate, complete and timely.

     

    Conducts account reconciliations on a monthly basis to ensure accurate reporting and general ledger maintenance as well as being responsible for reconciling assigned balance sheets and income statement accounts.

     

    Prepares financial projections and budgets, and analyzes budget variances.

     

    Works closely with our Finance team on budget modifications, contract/grant matching requirements and project accounting.

     

    Meets or exceeds deadlines to ensure Performance Scorecard goals are achieved.

     

    Works with the Chief Financial Officer and attorney when legal action becomes necessary with delinquent customers.

     

    Performs Revenue Center Safe audit, Ticket Inventory and Customer Service bag audits as needed.

     

    Assists with internal and/or external audit requests to facilitate timely completion of audits.

     

    Assists with the Treasury Management function.

     

    Revises, develops, and submits to the Manager of Revenue and Capital Project Accounting suggestions for changes to policies and procedures that will benefit the authority with compliance and efficiency issues.

     

    Performs backup responsibilities for the Accountant - Revenue and Finance Department related functions when required.

     

    Performs other duties as assigned to assist the Manager of Revenue and Capital Project Accounting and Director of Finance.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting, Business Administration or a related discipline.

     

    Experience: Must have a minimum of three (3) years of professional experience in accounts receivable or other accounting related field.  Previous experience in general ledger, grants and revenue accounting is preferred.  Previous work with a government entity is preferred.

     

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    Knowledge of:  Generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and practices, Governmental accounting, auditing and financial reporting practices and procedures.  Cash management procedures, supervisory methods and techniques.

     

    Skilled in: Computer software applications such as Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access and previous experience with accounting software.  Must be able to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with personnel at all levels.  Must be able to write reports, memorandums, training guides and analyses for a variety of audiences. 

     

    Abilities: Must be able to communicate both orally and written.  Must be able to prepare a variety of financial reports, handle multiple tasks, and ensure that the accounts receivable system is maintained efficiently and accurately.

     

    PSTA is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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