Financial Accounting Manager

Department/Agency of position: 
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority Finance & Budget Department
Location of position: 
San Jose , CA
$117,815.61 - $155,516.04
Date Posted: 
Friday, July 26, 2019
Closing Date: 
Monday, August 26, 2019
Job Description: 

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) is seeking a talented Financial Accounting Manager to add to its team. Definition

Under direction, the Financial Accounting Manager manages staff and functions in Financial Accounting including Financial Reporting, Cash Management, Financial Information Business Systems, and Capital Programs.

Distinguishing Characteristics

This single-position class is responsible for managing, planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating units in Financial Accounting for the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA). Duties include implementing and maintaining a complex and diverse accounting/financial system. Activities include preparation and analysis of monthly and periodic revenue and expense reports and reports detailing actual versus budgeted financial figures, project cost accounting, and assuring compliance with Federal and State grant regulations and conditions

Employment Standards Significant training, education, and public or private sector financial accounting administrative and supervisory/lead experience involved with developing and maintaining a large and complex financial accounting system that demonstrates the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Development of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is typically obtained through a combination of training and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a four-year degree in accounting, finance, business or public administration, or a closely-related field; and extensive, increasingly responsible administrative management experience supervising financial and accounting programs. Attainment of experience in a large public transportation organization is preferred. A Certified Public Accountant license is desirable.

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