Financial Services Manager

Compensation: $50,235 - $78,350

General Description/Information

Under general supervision performs variety of complex supervisory, professional, administrative, and technical accounting functions of considerable difficulty with the Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority (YCIPTA); performs related work as required or assigned.


The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification. Shown are duties intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.

  • Ensures federal and state grant compliance issues. Manages operating and capital budget.
  • Manages accounting functions, fare collection processes and bank accounts included reconciling bank statements and verify the deposit for fare collection.
  • Produce Monthly Accounts Receivable Billing using spreadsheets and Accounting Program Software
  • Understand Fund Accounts in order to maintain Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) funding sources compliance.
  • Monitors and reconciles fund balances.
  • Reconcile Grant Balances with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Transit Award Management System (TrAMS)
  • Submit Grant Milestone Progress Reports (MPR) and Federal Financial Reports (FFR) Quarterly and Annually.
  • Working hand in hand with Yuma County’s and Treasurer’s Department Finance Team to ensure timely posting of revenue.
  • Analyze and trend revenues and cash flows and submit monthly updates to the Transit Director and the YCIPTA Board.
  • Process and post Bi-Weekly Payroll
  • Be able to create journal entries for reclassification of payroll and payroll liabilities.
  • Be able to do year end journal entries and closing procedures for all areas of the finance department.
  • Acts as purchasing liaison.
  • Be able to calculate depreciation and maintain the fix asset listing
  • Leads and provides training and guidance to accounting staff, organizes and maintains bond and insurance
  • activity.
  • Produce Financial Statements and serve as the lead coordinator of single audit.
  • Produces various complex accounting annual reports (ex. Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR) and National Transit Database (NTD) reports).
  • Reviews reconcile and balance general ledger account for accounting records for accuracy.
  • Prepares complex budget calculations (including personnel costs). Sits on the budget review and development team.
  • Sits in monthly Board meetings to present monthly Financial Statements
  • Works with the various independent auditors.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Knowledge of General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP);
  • Knowledge of Unified Manual of Accounting for Arizona Counties (UMAC); Knowledge of Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB); Knowledge of federal and state regulations;
  • Knowledge of public sector budgetary process;
  • Knowledge of Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Skill in tax rate calculation; auditing and internal control procedures; Skill in automated accounting systems and applicable software;
  • Skill in payroll, accounts receivables and payables; purchasing; Skill in reconciliations;
  • Skill in performing operational analysis of all areas, maintaining efficiency of logical and physical workflow;
  • Skill in interpreting accounting principles, rules and regulations;
  • Skill in performing complex mathematical computations and statistical projections; Skill in principles and practices of supervision, training, and performance management. Skill in analyzing complex financial records;
  • Skill in performing queries;
  • Skill in preparing complex spread sheets; Skill in understanding grants;
  • Skill in concentrating on tasks despite distractions; Skill in organizing and presenting data to auditors;
  • Skill in communicating ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing to employees, other agencies and the public.


Education, Experience, Certifications and Licenses Required:

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, finance, or a related field; five (5) years progressively responsible accounting experience which includes three (3) years of supervisory experience; CPA Certification preferred, but not required; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, or experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.


YCIPTA require the successful completion of a background check and drug test prior to appointment. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.