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Job Details

Position:
Staff Accountant

Company:
Lowcountry Regional Transportation Authority - Bluffton, SC , USA


Job Description:

The Lowcountry Regional Transportation Authority (LRTA) is hiring for a Staff Accountant. Under the leadership of the Director of Finance and Administration, the Staff Accountant supports the effective and efficient operation of the department by maintaining current and accurate accounting records for all LRTA financial transactions in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Government Accounting Standard Board (GASB), and federal, state and LRTA policies and procedures, and by performing additional tasks as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
· Monitors accounting and regulatory requirements for LRTA to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and ordinances.
· Compiles, prepares and submits monthly, semi-annual, and annual financial and statistical reports as required by Federal, State, and Local laws, rules, and regulations.
· Prepares, reviews, and analyzes financial reports to ensure that LRTA’s financial condition complies with guidelines established by management.
· Prepares and distributes monthly budget-to-actual reports for all departments.
· Researches and prepares responses to assigned open record requests.
· Develops ad hoc reports and financial analyses as requested.
· Participates in the preparation of financial and statistical reports related to transit operations, disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) participation, SCDOT OPSTATS, FTA NTD, and other programs.
· Maintains accounting records for all LRTA funds to ensure financial information complies with generally accepted accounting principles.
· Maintains current and accurate balances of the general ledger; reconciles subsidiary ledgers to the general ledger; analyzes accounts for the nature and accuracy of transactions.
· Prepares and analyzes assigned journal entries to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting.
· Prepares monthly bank reconciliations for bank accounts.
· Monitors checking accounts for stale dated, voided, and returned checks; records journal entries as needed.
· Assists with audit preparation to ensure a thorough and cost-effective annual audit.
· Assists in the annual audit by preparing system narratives, work papers, schedules, and analyses of account balances for the auditors and Accounting Administrator as needed.
· Assists the Director of Finance and Administration in the development and tracking of grant budgets.
· Completes monthly fare count reconciliation.
· Completes special studies and analytical projects.
· Other duties assigned by the Director of Finance and Administration.

Additional job description information may be found here.

Interested applicants may apply online at https://www.palmettobreezetransit.com/apply-online


Contact Information

Henry Criss
Phone: NA
Fax: NA
hcriss@palmettobreezetransit.com

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