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Welcome to the start of your new career. Bis-Man Transit was responsible for more than 300,000 rides last year through the fixed-route and demand-response systems. We want the employees who serve our community to share our customer-driven vision of service, and look for individuals to represent the high standards of our organization.

National Express is seeking both part-time and full-time operators for the fixed-route (CAT) and demand-response (paratransit) systems.

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Senior Bookkeeper

Senior Bookkeeper

Position:  Senior Bookkeeper


Supervision Received From: Executive Director


FLSA Status: Exempt


Salary Range: $2,900 - $3,500 per month


Position Summary:


Under supervision of the Executive Director, performs and assists with various professional financial and accounting functions as well as assisting in the development and implementation of related policies and procedures. This position focuses on fiscal management to include federal, state, and local cost reporting, reimbursement of grant funds, plans and organizes accounting, fiscal management, long-range financial forecasting, and risk management, activities for Bis-Man Transit.


Scope of Responsibility:

 

The Senior Bookkeeper reports directly to the Executive Director and serves as a member of the Management Team. As a manager, this position is responsible for administering a major line of business for Bis-Man Transit. Incumbents may exercise judgment on knowledge of accounting/bookkeeping/budgeting principles and techniques. 



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Process payroll on a monthly basis.
  • Review payroll hours to ensure that they are following the Bis-Man Transit policies to ensure that employees are being paid accurately:
  • Enters cash receipts into the accounting system and verifies accuracy.
  • Processes purchase orders for departments.
  • Performs accounts payable activities to pay vendor invoices.
  • Prepares and processes accounts receivable billings, posts receipts, customer service and initiates collections.
  • Assists in the application and management of operating and capital grants.
  • Performs day-to-day administration of the Agency’s deferred compensation plans, including distribution requests, Qualified Domestic Relations Orders, loan processing, etc.
  • Counts money and reconciles the front desk money drawer on a weekly basis.
  • Performs general office support activities.
  • Communicates and maintains working relationships with others in carrying out job functions.
  • Performs all job duties in compliance with safety guidelines and with an ongoing awareness of safety practices.
  • Performs quarterly financial statements for Board of Directors and annual auditors.


  • Minimum Qualifications:

    Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business and two or more years of previous payroll, bookkeeping or clerical accounting experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

    Knowledge and skills include:


    • Knowledge of specific processes, policies and procedures concerning fiscal control/processing operations;
    • Knowledge of computer operations and data processing methods, information storage and retrieval techniques;
    • Knowledge of bookkeeping, record-keeping and standard billing practices;
    • Knowledge of the Uniform System of Accounts (USOA)
    • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), government accounting standards (GASB) and fund accounting procedures;
    • Knowledge of reimbursement procedures for government programs;
    • Knowledge of general office and accounting procedures;
    • Knowledge of computer-aided accounting tools such as spreadsheets, graphics and other software packages;
    • Skill in financial calculations, analysis and reporting;
    • Skill in organization and prioritization of work;
    • Skill in oral and written presentation;
    • Skill in operating a computer terminal sufficient to enter, retrieve and manipulate data;
    • Skill in communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interactions with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and receive work direction;
    • Skill in the use of computer-aided accounting tools such as spreadsheets, graphics and other software packages such as QuickBooks.



    Physical Demands & Working Conditions:

    Most work is performed in a normal office environment; on occasion, work is performed in the field. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet in the office and moderate in the field. Daily work often involves moving between buildings and rooms. Activities the incumbent must perform include fingering, grasping, talking, hearing/listening, seeing/observing and using repetitive motions.


    Occasional driving is required to attend meetings. The job may involve dealing with and calming individuals who are emotionally charged over an issue. There is considerable attention to detail and deadlines.


    This job is rated for Light Work, meaning that walking and standing are required only occasionally and the job involves sitting most of the time. The incumbent must be able to exert up to 30 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.


    Some requirements in this job description may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees. All requirements are subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

    Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and experience required. To perform this job successfully, the worker must possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.



    This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship. The Executive Director retains the discretion to add duties or change the duties of this position at any time.

    Please send resumes to dhughes@bismantransit.com.