The South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (TransLink) is one of Canada’s most innovative transportation authorities, founded in 1999 to plan and manage transportation within Metro Vancouver. We’ve achieved success not only in improving the transportation network of the region, but helping maintain the enviable lifestyle of residents and the viability of local businesses. TransLink and our family of companies (Coast Mountain Bus Company, B.C. Rapid Transit Company and Transit Police) are proud to be one of BC’s Top Employers.
Supervises the accounting and administration of revenue for TransLink and supports revenue contract management of key revenue contracts.
Supervises accounting and administration of revenues and the related reporting functions for the TransLink entity, including invoicing, revenue collections and reconciliations, month end and year end processes and audit working papers and reporting.
Collaborates with multiple internal and external stakeholders to establish the necessary practices and processes to meeting contact and legislated requirements. Provides financial expertise to programs such as, (but not limited to) Compass and other internal programs as it pertains to revenue accounting.
Oversee the preparation of the reporting and analysis for contract negotiations and management including but not limited to, University Bus Pass, Government Bus Pass, Bridge tolling, Parking Sales Tax, Property Tax, and Fare Infraction.
Identifies, develops and implements sufficient controls to identify and mitigate risks and to ensure compliance with policies, legislation and accepted accounting standards. Researches trends and actively involves in recommending process and system improvements.
Participates in development of the forecast, budget and annual Ten Year Plan in conjunction with various cross-functional teams and may assist with revenue analysis and calculations, when assigned.
Supports the Manager and/ or Director in the preparing presentations, reports and other financial information for executives and Audit Committee of the Board, and for input to critical reporting and planning activities. Assists in identifying emerging issues and risks, and developing resolution for complex financial issues.
Manages reporting staff, providing leadership for hiring, training and development, coaching, performance planning and review and all other people management practices.
The requirements for this job are acquired through completion of a degree in Commerce, Finance or Economics and achievement of a professional accounting designation (CA, CGA or CMA) plus six (6) years of experience in progressive roles in Accounting.
– Advanced knowledge of the theories, concepts, principles and practices of financial accounting, contractual obligations, strategic planning and corporate finance
– Excellent inter-persona and /customer service skills, with ability take complete ownership of contracts
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills, leadership skills, interpersonal skills as well as presentation skills
– Excellent knowledge of development and analysis of business processes
– Sound working knowledge of relevant governance legislation
– Strong knowledge of transit funding sources legislative and implementation background
Recruitment Process: An applicant will be required to demonstrate their suitability for this position by meeting the minimum level of qualifications and experience in order to be invited into the selection process. A standard interview format will be used including general, scenario and behavioural descriptive interview questions.
37.5 hours per week.
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