• Accountant - Revenue

    Job ID
    2018-1326
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Starting Pay Range
    $39,946 - $50,300
  • Basic Purpose

    Ensures the revenue and the accounts receivable of the Authority are properly recorded and accounted for in an accurate and timely fashion. Provides exemplary customer service to both internal and external customers.

    Essential Functions

    Processes daily receipts for all checks, cash and credit cards received by PSTA and prepares bank deposits.

     

    Prepares customer invoices for the Authority.

     

    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.

     

    Processes and reviews eFare reports for validity and accuracy.

     

    Performs various reconciliations related to the regional eFare system, including Accounts Receivable, Cash Receipts and Deferred Revenue.

     

    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.

     

    Maintains accounts receivable aging report and publishes reports to affected personnel and department heads with detailed data concerning customers with outstanding balances.

     

    Contacts delinquent customers and encourages prompt payment when necessary.

     

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

     

    Prepares annual Retiree Health Insurance Subsidy Tax Exclusion Report for submission to the State of Florida Department of Management Services.

     

    Assists with the 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 in budget preparation, analysis and administration.

     

    Assists with the development of accounting policies and procedures.

     

    Performs backup responsibilities in Finance Department Revenue 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 two (2) years of professional experience in accounts receivable or other accounting related field.  Previous experience in processing accounts receivable 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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