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Public Transportation Services Corporation (PTSC)
PTSC is an equal employment opportunity employer

Non-Represented EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Bulletin No:
001003-010
Job Title:
ACCOUNTANT
Specialty:
Closing Date:
27-JAN-20
Salary Grade:
H1H
Salary Range:
$56,971 - $71,219 - $85,446
External/Internal:
EXTERNAL

At Will**

Other Info:

This bulletin is posted to establish or add to a Qualified Candidate Pool(QCP)

 

Basic Function

Performs journey-level accounting work, including processing, recording, and reporting financial transactions to support the goals and objectives of the organization.

Example Of Duties

  • Prepares basic financial reports and schedules such as balance sheets, statements of revenue and expense, statements of cash flows, and other financial reports
  • Performs month-end and year-end closing activities
  • Provides audit schedules and supporting documentation to internal and external auditors
  • Prepares journal entries
  • Reviews purchase orders for accuracy
  • Monitors accounts receivable and accounts and contract payable activities
  • Prepares invoices and invoice-related documents
  • Expedites payment of invoices according to agreed terms and conditions
  • Reviews, analyzes, and prepares billing invoices for grant-related transactions to funding partners
  • Analyzes federal, state, and local grants to determine appropriate implementation of regulatory requirements
  • Assists in the development and updating of policies, procedures, manuals, and accounting systems
  • Performs special projects as required
  • Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out


    May be required to perform other related job duties

Requirements For Employment

A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a year-for-year basis. A typical combination includes:

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or a related field


Experience

  • One year of relevant experience in accounting; experience with accounting software applications preferred


Certifications/Licenses/Special Requirements

  • A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions

Knowledge:

  • Theories, principles, and practices of accounting, business finance, and financial recordkeeping
  • Financial analysis and research procedures
  • Electronic financial and accounting information/application systems
  • Applicable business software applications


Skills:

  • Performing complex financial and statistical analyses
  • Analyzing situations, identifying problems, and recommending solutions
  • Exercising sound judgment in making decisions
  • Communicating effectively orally and in writing
  • Interacting professional with various levels of the organization and external representatives
  • Operating computers and general office equipment

Abilities:

  • Think and act independently
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence
  • Implement applicable policies and procedures
  • Compile and analyze complex data
  • Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements
  • Read, write, speak, and understand English

Selection Procedure

Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.

Application Procedure

To apply, visit Metro's website at www.metro.net and complete an online Employment Application.

Computers are available to complete online Employment Applications at the following Metro location:

METRO Headquarters, Employment Office
One Gateway Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Telephone:
(213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro.

All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (JD)

*Open to the public and all Metro employees

This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties.