Location: Arlington Heights
Treasury & Revenue Accounting
Under the direction of the Section Manager, Treasury and Revenue Accounting, the Revenue Accountant will be responsible for recording and reconciling fare media and fees related to Ventra. The candidate will assist with the preparation of journal entries and account analysis related to Ventra, provide coverage for the daily settlement reconciliation in Ventra, prepare ad hoc reporting from the Ventra system and other Ventra related tasks. Liaison for the Garda (Armored Car Services) contract performing tasks, such as, arranging pickups and drop offs, interfacing bin/farebox related information into the farebox database, analysis and report farebox data and process invoices for payment. Process retiree billing for three Pace locations coordinating changes in payment status with the Benefits Department and retirees. Analyze and prepare journal entries and account reconciliations for non-Ventra accounts. Provide coverage for ticket by mail, ticket by internet, daily deposit, front desk assistance with ticket purchases, lockbox and the check run audits.
A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting is preferred. Three to 5 years of experience in the accounting field and experience with an automated accounting system, such as, Oracle. Strong account reconciliations skills are essential along with knowledge of A/P and A/R processing and good communications skills. The candidate must be accurate, detail oriented and have a good work history. The candidate must have an intermediate to advance knowledge of Excel. Familiarity with report writing tools would be preferred.