Past Positions
Posted: Apr 11, 2014
Alameda County Transportation Commission

Accounting Technician

The Area:

Alameda County is the geographic center of the San Francisco Bay Area, located across the Bay from the San Francisco peninsula, which stretches from the Golden Gate Bridge south to Silicon Valley. Alameda County encompasses 813 square miles of land and has a population in excess of 1.5 million people, making it the second most populated county in the Bay Area after Santa Clara County. The County is bounded on the west by the San Francisco Bay. The crest of the East Bay Hills forms part of the northeastern boundary and reaches into the center of the County.

The Organization:

The Alameda County Transportation Commission (Alameda CTC) held its first Board meeting on July 22, 2010, implementing the first stages of the merger of the Alameda County Congestion Management Agency (ACCMA) and the Alameda County Transportation Improvement Authority (ACTIA). This merger allows for better coordination of transportation planning and programming within the County, as well as positions Alameda County jurisdictions and transit agencies to better compete for limited state and federal transportation dollars.

The Position:

Alameda CTC is looking for a motivated, detail-oriented individual to perform various accounting tasks under the direction of the Accounting Manager which include: accounts payable processing functions such as review of account codes, data entry of approved invoices, new vendor set-up, issue checks and submit electronic check files to the bank; produce annual 1099 tax forms and send electronic file to the IRS; reconcile general ledger and subsidiary ledger accounts; analyze and verify financial records for grant reimbursement requests; scan documents; maintain paper and electronic files; assist with closing procedures and audit preparation; and provide general accounting support. The selected candidate must exercise a high level of attention to detail and have strong organizational skills.

Minimum Qualifications:

Degree from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in accounting, finance, business, public administration or a closely related field; or a high school diploma or equivalent with a minimum of three years accounts payable and general accounting experience. Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word; possess accurate typing and 10-key skills; and have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

The Examination Process:

Final Filing Date: May 5, 2014. To apply, candidates must submit a fully completed and signed Commission application and resume to Koff & Associates, Inc., Attn.: Georg Krammer, 6400 Hollis Street, Suite 5, Emeryville, CA 94608 by May 5, 2014. An application can be obtained by contacting Koff & Associates, Inc. via email at kcrotty@koffassociates.com or at www.koffassociates.com.

Selection Procedures:

After the final filing date of May 5, 2014, application packets will be reviewed. Candidates with qualifications best meeting the needs of Alameda CTC will be invited to participate in an interview process. Alameda CTC will make the final decision regarding a candidate’s eligibility. All applicants will be notified by mail regarding further participation in the selection process. Travel costs are at the applicant’s expense. Applicants considered for appointment will be required to undergo a post-job offer, pre-employment background investigation.

Benefits (subject to the Commission’s approval of a Salary & Benefits Resolution):

Retirement Program in the California Public Employee Retirement System (CalPERS):  Classic Member (current member of CalPERS) - 2.5% at age 55 (employee contributes 3%)  New Member (under new PEPRA laws) – 2% at age 62 (employee contributes 6.25%) Generous Cafeteria Plan which employees can use to choose the following:  Health, Dental, and Vision Insurances; and  Life, AD&D, and Long-term and Short-Term Disability Insurances. Vacation Leave: Starts at 10 days and increases based on years of service. Sick Leave: Accrued at 1 day per month. Holidays: 11 paid holidays, plus 2 floating holidays. Other generous benefits, including transit subsidy, flexible spending accounts, tuition assistance, etc.

Alameda CTC is an Equal Opportunity/ADA Employer

Female, Minority, and Disabled Candidates are Encouraged to Apply

Additional information about Alameda CTC can be found on their website at www.alamedactc.com.

Employer: Alameda County Transportation Commission
Job Title: Accounting Technician
Salary: $60,750 – $78,976
Final Filing Date: May 5, 2014
Reply To Name: Kathy Crotty
Reply To Email: kcrotty@koffassociates.com