Accounting Supervisor - Regional Conservation

Accounting Supervisor - Regional Conservation
Riverside County Transportation Commission
 Riverside, California
Job Description

Under general direction, plans, directs, administers, supervises, and participates in the daily operations and activities of a variety of accounting functions for regional conservation, including performing complex and technical accounting, financial reporting, accounts and grants receivable, accounts payable, cash receipts and disbursements, fee revenues, project accounting, and capital assets; administers the Multiple Species Habitat Conservation Plan (MSHCP) Local Development Mitigation Fee (LDMF) program; implements internal control procedures and ensures accounting standards are met; coordinates and provides support for the annual audit; and performs related work as required.

This is the full supervisory-level class that exercises independent judgment on diverse and specialized accounting and reporting functions and has significant accountability and ongoing decision-making responsibilities associated with the work. The incumbent organizes and oversees day-to-day accounting processing, reporting, and record keeping activities and is responsible for providing technical accounting support to the Financial Administration Manager in a variety of areas. Responsibilities include oversight of the accounts and grants receivable, accounts payable, project accounting, capital assets, and general ledger (including budgetary, revenue and cost records) processing functions, in addition to reconciliation and financial report preparation activities. This class is distinguished from the Financial Administration Manager in that the latter has full management authority in planning, organizing, and overseeing the accounting, budget, finance, and finance reporting operations related to regional conservation.

Qualifications Required:

Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in accounting, finance, public or business administration, or a related field and five (5) years of increasingly responsible accounting experience, preferably in public sector accounting. Additional experience can substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis.