Transportation Corridor Agencies (TCA) has an exciting opportunity for an experienced and highly qualified Controller to join our innovative public-sector organization with an excellent benefits package which includes medical/dental/life, defined benefit pension and 457 retirement savings plan with employer match, annual leave/paid time off, paid holidays and a 9/80 work schedule. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Controller plans, organizes, and directs the work of supervisory, professional, technical and clerical accounting staff in the preparation of a variety of financial and accounting records. There will be an immediate opportunity to prepare for an upcoming audit and longer-term opportunities to gain broader exposure through participation in agency-wide initiatives.
Examples of key responsibilities include:
- Preparation of financial statements and reports, including collecting, interpreting, and reporting of data to provide status of organization’s financial condition.
- Act as principal liaison with external auditors; ensure timely issuance and distribution of audited financial reports.
- Review, update, monitor and enforce policies and procedures to support effective internal controls.
- Assist in monitoring the financial accounting system, as well as the ADP payroll and business intelligence software systems.
- Review processing and ensure accuracy of payables and payroll.
- Serve as principal liaison with banking institutions; review monthly bank fee analysis for appropriateness of charges; review and approve banking disbursements.
- Monitor compliance with master indentures of trust; assure receipts and disbursements between funds are made correctly; work with Director of Finance and Manager, Treasury Operations, on forecasts of indenture funds.
- Assist in planning, development and execution of new initiatives. Identify opportunities for improvements, including revenue opportunities, operating efficiencies, cost reductions and systems enhancements.
- Select, train, and coach employees to maximize employee engagement and productivity.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:
The ideal candidate for the Controller position will bring a strong audit background and proven accounting and financial reporting experience; be a proactive, big-picture thinker who also has a strong detail-orientation; and have demonstrated the ability to work collaboratively with others to move concepts, projects and work assignments toward timely and successful completion.
Required Education, Certifications and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics or a closely-related field of study from an accredited college or university.
- CPA license
- Demonstrated successful experience in professional accounting/auditing management and related administrative experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Auditing principles and practices
- Internal financial controls
- Financial reporting, including generally accepted accounting principles and practices; experience with government financial reporting is also desirable
- Financial Administration, including automated financial systems such as ledgers, journals, reconciliations, and general ledger accounting, and record keeping practices
- Ability to develop, organize, and prepare narrative and statistical reports to explain or record financial transactions, revenue sources, and status of accounts
- Financial and accounting software and spreadsheet skills
- Strong interpersonal skills and political savvy; ability to work both cooperatively and independently
- Effective employee performance management techniques
- Ability to interpret and apply policies, procedures and rules
Please review the job description for more information about the position.
HIGHLY COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:
Starting salary is expected to be in the range of $121 - 160K annually and will depend on the selected candidate’s relevant qualifications and experience. The full compensation package consists of excellent benefits including:
- Choice of PPO or HMO health insurance, dental, vision and life insurance;
- Retirement pension through the Orange County Employees Retirement System (OCERS);
- 401 and 457 deferred compensation retirement plans which include an employer match up to 2%;
- Comprehensive Annual Leave accruals for personal time off (starting at 165 hours/year) plus three sick days;
- Paid holidays (12 per year), and
- 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off.
The Transportation Corridor Agencies (TCA) is a public agency responsible for planning, financing, constructing, and operating California’s largest toll road network, which includes State Routes 73, 133, 241, and 261. These are public roads owned by Caltrans, financed with private funds, and built with virtually no tax dollars. At TCA, we strive every day to provide a time-saving and reliable alternative to Southern California’s congested freeways. If you love driving the toll roads, you will love working at The Toll Roads! TheTollRoads.com
HOW TO APPLY:
If you are interested and qualified, please submit a resumé along with a cover letter explaining why you are interested in the job and how your qualifications are especially relevant to this position as soon as possible to: firstname.lastname@example.org, Resumés will be considered as they are received. This posting may close at any time.
For questions and inquiries, please contact Human Resources by email at email@example.com or at (949) 754-3403.
Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted. It is the policy of TCA to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, creed, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, TCA will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. TCA is a drug-free work environment and we conduct pre-employment and reasonable suspicion testing.