Location: Arlington Heights
Under the direction of the Department Manager, Accounting, is responsible for reviewing and processing payment memo requests for all ADA Paratransit carriers and taxi services; preparing fixed route payment requests, tracking costs and entering invoice vouchers in Oracle Accounts Payable; preparing accruals and processing journal entries; completing account reconciliations; reviewing the letter of credit; participating in check run audits; providing back up coverage for cash application, retiree billing, ticket orders and project administration; preparing the corporate credit card statement and receipts for scanning; scanning documentation; and responding to audit confirmations and FOIA requests; and performing other duties as assigned and required.
Qualified candidate must have a high school diploma or GED; an associate degree in business or accounting is preferred. Must have 3 to 5 years' experience in accounts payable; experience with accruals and processing journal entries; must demonstrate good figure aptitude as well as be detail oriented and possess good time management and organizational skills; good written and verbal communication skills are essential, along with the ability to problem solve. Previous experience working in a computerized accounting system is required; experience working in Oracle is a plus. Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook is required. Must have a good work history. Must be able to work in a professional office environment with the majority of working hours consisting of computer work and must be able to lift up to 10 pounds.