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Finance Administrator

Company: Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 14, 2018

Job Description:

AC TRANSIT

invites applications for the position of:

Finance Administrator

SALARY: $3,987.15 - $4,758.42 Biweekly

$8,638.83 - $10,309.92 Monthly

$103,666.00 - $123,719.00 Annually

OPENING DATE: 06/01/18

CLOSING DATE: Continuous

SUMMARY:

AC Transit is currently seeking outstanding candidates for the position of Finance Administrator. Under general direction, the Finance Administrator, 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.

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.

In addition to the opportunity to work with some of the best in the business at one of the largest bus agencies in California, AC Transit also has an excellent benefits package that includes pension, medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending and 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.

  • Responsible to for the preparation of district's audited finances both stand alone and consolidated; including the statement of cash flows and cash flow reconciliation using the direct method.

  • Responsible for the preparation of the district indirect cost allocation plan and subsequent reconciliation using the prescribed federal transit administration guidelines

  • Responsible for technical accounting and research

  • Responsible for General and investment accounting

  • Responsible for the footnoting of the audited financial statements

    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.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

    THIS POSITION IS A UNION POSITION, REPRESENTED BY AFSCME

    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. Per Board Policy, selected candidates may require background checks performed on their criminal and/or financial records.

    Benefits: 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 6% or more 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.

    For full application instructions and position description, visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/actransit/jobs/2100591/senior-transportation-supervisor

    Equal Opportunity Employer

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