Posting Date:  05/28/2019
Job Title:  Financial Services Manager
Salary:  Up to $120,458.00 annually, DOQ
Entity:  Ben Franklin Transit
Closing Date:  6/28/2019

Description:

PLEASE NOTE:
To be considered for this position, you must submit an application through www.bft.org

OUR MISSION
Ben Franklin Transit (BFT) provides exceptional and cost-effective transportation services that consistently exceed customer expectations while promoting the principles and practices of livable communities and sustainable development.

OUR VALUES
We value customer service, collaboration, diversity, fiscal accountability, innovation, sustainability and safety. Employees and representatives of BFT are expected to uphold our values and mission.

NATURE OF POSITION
Perform highly complex accounting and financial analysis to provide accurate and timely financial reports to management, government agencies, and the public to support sound decision-making and ensure appropriate public disclosure and accountability. Ensure compliance of Agency policies, procedures and legal requirements.

Primary Duties

Perform highly technical and complex accounting analysis, research, preparation, and maintenance of financial records, reports, and systems in compliance with Federal and State rules and regulations.
Manage accounting operations, including budget control, cash management, grants management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, treasury, general ledger, payroll, fixed assets, and revenue services.
Compile, complete, and ensure timely monthly and year-end financial closing; review monthly and year-end financial statements and supporting documentation; review statements, schedules, and reports for accuracy and completeness.
Design, implement, and improve daily work and month-end processes and procedures to ensure efficient, accurate and complete information within established time frames.
Plan, assign, and supervise the work of staff; interview and recommend selection of job candidates; train, monitor and evaluate performance; take corrective action as needed.
Consult with and provide expert assistance to management, other departments, external auditors, and vendors; assist other departments to resolve technical accounting issues.
Develop, maintain, and ensure optimal utilization of financial accounting information systems.
Develop and recommend improvements to accounting policies, processes, and procedures.
Prepare financial reports using database and spreadsheet applications; letters, reports, and other documentation.
Serve as audit liaison on external audits.
Assist with treasury management and investment procedures and recommendations.
Work with and maintain confidential information.
Demonstrate regular and punctual attendance.
Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration and four-years of increasingly responsible accounting experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must possess a valid Washington State driver’s license.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
CPA and/or CPFO and seven years’ experience managing public sector finance department operations in a supervisory capacity.

Contact Information

Kelsey Schalock; kschalock@bft.org

Links

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/bftwa/jobs/2384352/financial-services-manager

Other Information

BENEFITS
Ben Franklin Transit offers an excellent benefit package which includes an allowance for medical, dental, vision, life, short term disability and long term disability. The company also provides Washington State PERS plan options and makes available a 457 self-funded plan for interested persons, as well as a Health Reimbursement Account and Flexible Spending plan for qualified groups.

BEN FRANKLIN TRANSIT IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER