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TCA is a public agency responsible for planning, financing, constructing and operating California’s largest network of toll roads. Our 51 miles of roadway include State Routes 73, 133, 241 and 261, which are public roads owned by Caltrans and financed with private funds. The Toll Roads were built with virtually no tax dollars.

Our one staff reports to two Boards of Directors comprised of elected official from 18 member cities and three members of the Orange County Board of Supervisors. We work every day to provide a time-saving and reliable alternative to Southern California’s congested freeways. If you love driving The Toll Roads, you’ll love working at The Toll Roads.

Current Employment Opportunities

  • Controller

    THE POSITION
    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 see the job description for this position for more information about the role and requirements.

    SUMMARY OF WORK ENVIRONMENT, BENEFITS AND COMPENSATION: 

    • TCA offers a professional, friendly work environment, along with a “flex” 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off
    • An excellent benefits package that includes:
      • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
      • Generous retirement pension plus up to 2% match to retirement savings account
      • Competitive annual leave/paid time off package
      • Life insurance, short- and long-term disability options
      • Tuition reimbursement
      • Paid holidays

    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.

    ABOUT US
    The Transportation Corridor Agencies (TCA) were created with the very clear mission of enhancing mobility in Orange County and Southern California by developing and operating publicly-owned toll facilities as a part of the regional transportation system. TCA is a public agency responsible for planning, financing, constructing, and operating California’s largest toll road network, which are public roads owned by Caltrans, financed with private funds, and built with virtually no tax dollars. We work every day to provide a time-saving and reliable alternative to Southern California’s congested freeways.

    If you love driving The Toll Roads, then you’ll love working at The Toll Roads!

    TheTollRoads.com 

    HOW TO APPLY
    For consideration, please email your resume and cover letter detailing your experience and your interest in this opportunity to recruit@thetollroads.com

    This recruitment will be open for a minimum of seven calendar days. Apply now for consideration as this recruitment may close at any time once the needs of TCA are met.

    Human Resources
    Transportation Corridor Agencies
    125 Pacifica, Suite 100, Irvine, CA 92618-3304
    E-mail: recruit@thetollroads.com

    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.

  • Contract Administrator

    Are you an experienced Contract Administrator who enjoys being involved in all aspects of the procurement process for an innovative public agency? Apply now to join TCA!

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
     
    This role will undertake a full scope of procurement and contract administration duties including but not limited to:

    • Preparing, negotiating, administering and auditing assigned contracts.
    • Drafting Invitations for Bid (IFB), Requests for Proposal (RFP), Procurement Summary Reports, Contract Amendments, and related documentation.
    • Monitoring and maintaining compliance with contracting standards, TCA guidelines and applicable laws governing the administration of public agency contracts.
    • Interacting and coordinating with TCA staff and contractors regarding various contracting matters.

    WHAT WE ARE SEEKING/ROLE REQUIREMENTS:

    • At least three years of contracts administration experience preferably in a public agency environment.
    • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    The ideal candidate would also possess:

    • Certification in contract management 
    • Experience with public works projects, prevailing wage, and/or Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize and manage a heavy workload
    • Be organized and detail oriented
    • Has a team player mindset but also works well independently
    • A service oriented approach

    Please see the job description for this position for more information about the role and requirements.

    SUMMARY OF WORK ENVIRONMENT, BENEFITS AND COMPENSATION: 

    • TCA offers a professional, friendly work environment, along with a “flex” 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off
    • An excellent benefits package that includes:
      • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
      • Generous retirement pension plus up to 2% match to retirement savings account
      • Competitive annual leave/paid time off package
      • Life insurance, short- and long-term disability options
      • Tuition reimbursement
      • Paid holidays

    The starting pay range for this role is expected to be $70k - 82k annualized (approx. $2,692 - $3,153 biweekly).

    ABOUT US:
    The Transportation Corridor Agencies (TCA) were created with the very clear mission of enhancing mobility in Orange County and Southern California by developing and operating publicly-owned toll facilities as a part of the regional transportation system. TCA is a public agency responsible for planning, financing, constructing, and operating California’s largest toll road network, which are public roads owned by Caltrans, financed with private funds, and built with virtually no tax dollars. We work every day to provide a time-saving and reliable alternative to Southern California’s congested freeways.

    If you love driving The Toll Roads, then you’ll love working at The Toll Roads! TheTollRoads.com

    HOW TO APPLY:
    For consideration, please email your resume and cover letter detailing your experience and your interest in this opportunity to recruit@thetollroads.com

    This recruitment will be open for a minimum of seven calendar days. Apply now for consideration as this recruitment may close at any time once the needs of TCA are met.

    Human Resources
    Transportation Corridor Agencies
    125 Pacifica, Suite 100, Irvine, CA 92618-3304
    E-mail: recruit@thetollroads.com
    EOE/V/F/M
    TheTollRoads.com

    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.

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