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Finance Administrator California

Company: Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District
Location: Oakland
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

AC Transit
Finance Administrator

$4,802.58 - $5,731.62 Biweekly
$10,405.58 - $12,418.50 Monthly
$124,867.00 - $149,022.00 Annually

Downtown Oakland, CA

Regular Full Time





9/10/2023 11:59 PM Pacific

AC Transit is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position ofFinance Administrator. Under general direction the position of Finance Manager, using critical skills for this series, plans, organizes and directs significant functions or projects in the Finance area, including such functions as integrating new technology into operational aspects of Finance, analyzing and recommending revisions to workflow, process improvements, etc.; may represent Finance on various internal and external committees and projects; coordinates assigned functional areas and project activities with the strategic needs of other sections, departments and the District; provides highly responsible technical management support to assigned Finance Manager. Provides direct supervision over assigned supervisory, professional, technical, consultant/contractor and administrative support staff; and performs related duties as assigned. This is an excellent opportunity to work for the largest bus agency in California. In addition to working with some of the best in the business, AC Transit also has an excellent benefits package that includes pension, medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending and a 457 savings plan.

Representative Functions
--- Plans, develops and oversees acquisition and implementation of technology projects for the
Finance Department;
--- Implements section, departmental and District goals and objectives;
--- Assists in the development and implementation of policies and procedures;
--- Plans, organizes, administers, reviews and evaluates the activities of assigned supervisory, technical, contractor/ consulting, and administrative support personnel;
--- Supervises and manages assigned staff, including assisting in the selection of employees, providing for their training/professional development, and being responsible for staff morale, productivity, discipline, complaint and grievance handling;
--- Evaluates operations and activities of assigned functions and projects;
--- Implements improvements and modifications;
--- Prepares various highly complex reports on Finance functions and activities;
--- Participates in budget preparation and administration;
--- Monitors and controls expenditures of assigned functions and projects;
--- Works closely with all other sections, divisions and departments to ensure the delivery of efficient and effective services;
--- Performs and oversees complex statistical, data analysis, and implementation projects;
--- Travels to District work sites and locations within or outside the District to oversee programs and projects;
--- Works effectively with employee organizations on various issues and programs;
--- Builds and maintains positive working relationships with fellow managers, other District employees and the public using principles of good customer services;
--- Prepares reports, correspondence and other documents regarding a variety of assigned
Finance related subjects and issues;
--- Develops findings, alternatives and recommendations for higher level management;
--- Uses computers and appropriate software to carry out functions.

Minimum Qualifications
Education/Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, computer science, Finance/Accounting, or a related field.

Experience: Equivalent to at least three years of increasingly responsible supervisory or management level experience in managing complex Finance-related functions and projects.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:This classification has management responsibility for the implementation of technology improvements in Finance and may oversee specific functions and projects including process improvement, workflow changes, and maintenance of existing Finance Information Systems from a business functional perspective.

Additional Information
The Selection Process: The Human Resources department must receive a completed online application by the filling date. If this recruitment is "Continuous," it may be closed at any time without notice. Applications will be screened for job related qualifications, and those candidates who best meeting the qualifications listed on this Job Announcement will be invited to participate in an examination process that may include written, oral and/or performance segments. Current District employees must have satisfactory attendance and performance records. Finalists will be placed on an Eligibility List. When filling vacancies, the Human Resources Department will refer the top candidates to the hiring department for final screening and recommendation.

Vaccination Requirement for Candidates Seeking Employment: Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District has implemented a requirement that requires all candidates for District employment to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, including variants, prior to being employed by the District, subject to limited exceptions. AC Transit adopted this vaccination policy as an emergency public health response to mitigate the negative public health consequences associated with increased incidence and test positivity rates and the prevalence of new virus variants, including increased hospitalizations, intensive care unit admissions, and deaths.

As such, candidates seeking District employment will be required to: (1) be fully vaccinated (two weeks after completion of the entire recommended COVID-19 vaccination series) and (2) submit a copy of their COVID-19 vaccination card prior to their start date, unless a reasonable accommodation request for a medical or religious exemption has been approved.

Benefits: The transit professionals who call AC Transit home represent the rich cultural diversity of the Bay Area. For more than 60 years, we have been an equal opportunity employer honoring religion, ethnic background, national origin, gender, gender expression, genetic information, disabilities, age, and veteran status. We are not only an inclusive employer but also offer a comprehensive benefits package rooted in choice, flexibility, and affordability. Most Benefits are effective the first of the month following your hire date. Employees and eligible dependents have access to the following benefits*:
--- Medical - Choice of two Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs): Kaiser Permanente and Health Net. $10.00 office visit co-pays; $5.00 - $35.00 prescription co-pays.
--- Dental - MetLife Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) $50 annual deductible per person/$150 per family; $3,000 per person annual maximum; preventative care covered at 100%; basic and major care covered at 90%; $4,000 lifetime maximum orthodontia covered at 50%.
--- Vision - Vision Service Plan - $10.00 copay; eligible for an exam, lenses, frames or contact lenses every 12 months - based on the last date of service. $200 frame allowance or $120 allowance for contact lenses.
--- Employer paid Basic Life Insurance
--- Employee paid Voluntary Term Life Insurance
--- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
--- Retirement - employees automatically participate in a lifetime defined benefit plan and have the option to contribute to a 457 deferred compensation plan via payroll deductions. All employees hired on or after January 1, 2016 may be in the District's Tier II pension plan covered by the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA). As such, employee may be required to contribute a small portion of annual income towards the cost of the pension.
--- Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) for Health Care, Dependent Care, Parking, Transit
--- AC Transit contributes up to $50.00/month towards an employee's FSA Transit costs
--- Free AC Transit Bus Pass
--- Federal Credit Union
--- Vacation and Sick Leave or Personal Time Off
--- Nine (9) paid holidays; 2 paid floating holidays; 1 paid birthday holiday
--- Tuition Reimbursement - up to $2500 per fiscal year on approved courses
--- Wellness Program
*AC Transit benefits are negotiated and subject to change based on collective bargaining agreements.

Pension: All AC Transit employees participate in a lifetime defined benefit pension. All employees hired on or after January 1, 2016, may be in the District's Tier II pension plan covered by the Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA). As such, he/she may be required to contribute a small portion of annual income towards the cost of his/hers District pension.

ADA Compliant and Drug Free Workplace: The Human Resources Department will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment/examination process to accommodate applicants with disabilities. If you have a need for an accommodation, please call Human Resources at (510) 891-4783.

The Alameda Contra Costa Transit District has established the goal of a 100 percent drug and alcohol-free workplace. Applicants will be required to undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to employment and those in safety sensitive positions will be subject to further drug and alcohol testing through their period of employment, including random drug and alcohol testing.

In accordance with federal requirements, all job applicants selected for appointments in a safety sensitive position are subject to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing. A final job applicant will be tested for five prohibited drugs: Cocaine, PCP, Amphetamines, Marijuana and Opiates. During employment, employees holding safety sensitive positions are subject to random, reasonable suspicion, post-accident, return-to-duty, and follow-up drug and alcohol testing. Additionally, in the event of an absence of more than 90 days from a safety sensitive position, pre-employment drug testing will be performed.

Equal Opportunity Employer
AC Transit

1600 Franklin Street 4th Floor Oakland, California, 94612-2806


Finance Administrator Supplemental Questionnaire

Please describe your experience producing complete financial statements, including Balance Sheet, Profit and Loss, and Statement of Cashflows.

*Required Question

To apply, please visit: https://www.actransit.org/careers


Keywords: Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District, Oakland , Finance Administrator California, Accounting, Auditing , Oakland, California

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