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CASH MANAGEMENT ACCOUNT ASSISTANT


Title Description:
Date Posted: 10/2/2019
Deadline: UNTIL FILLED
Job Number: 084-19-N
Branch: FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
Hourly Rate: STARTING RATE: $20.8529
Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Union Status: ILA 2028

WORK OBJECTIVE:

Under the direction of the Manager of Cash Management, prepares, calculates, reconciles, maintains and analyzes detailed financial records and reports. Assists other positions in the department as needed and performs clerical duties.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification. It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. • Analyzes and reconciles all bank and investment accounts • Sort, distribute and file mail (including, but not limited to MTC 2nd floor and Bus Garages) including opening and sorting checks for NFTA and Metro cash office • Files departmental attendance records and prepares various payroll forms • Buffalo Board of Education Pass Program Billing • Processes all office correspondence, as required • Maintains departmental files • Performs monthly EBTC fund analysis, reviews monthly expenditures and prepares wire transfer instructions • Performs duties of Cash Management Specialist during absences • Performs additional duties and tasks as assigned

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

Knowledge of principles of accounting and financial record keeping including bank reconciliation. Must be proficient in Excel and Word as a minimum, familiarity with inputting to enterprise resource systems. Prepare reports on a variety of cash management issues. Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Tasks involve the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds).

ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

Work is performed in usual office conditions with rare exposure to disagreeable environmental factors.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Associates degree or equivalent with major work in accounting and three years’ experience in keeping or reviewing accounting or fiscal records. Prior to appointment, must receive a passing score in Basic Excel, Basic Math, and Bank Reconciliation.

NOTE:

TO APPLY: Send NFTA employment application, resume and cover letter specifying the job number 084-19-NR to: NFTA Human Resources 181 Ellicott Street Buffalo, NY 14203 Or email to: application_intake@nfta.com

OTHER:

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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