The Human Resources Department creates, encourages, and maintains an environment that supports, develops and sustains the wellbeing of RCTC’s employees. This is accomplished by being a knowledgeable, approachable, and professional resource in providing quality services in the areas of employee relations, benefits, recruitment and retention, organizational development, compensation, and human resource information management. Human Resources develops and communicates sound policies and procedures that balance the needs of employees and the needs of the Commission while ensuring compliance with federal and state law. RCTC implements human resource best practices and innovative solutions while providing a high quality service, efficiency, employee growth and enrichment. The Human Resources Department maintains a dedicated focus on customer service and continuous improvement and is committed to fostering an environment that sustains RCTC’s collaborative and entrepreneurial culture.


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Current job openings

Salary Range: $5,518 - $7,449 per month
Application Deadline: Friday, June 30, 2023 @ 4:00 p.m.

*Please submit supplemental questionnaire with application*

The Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC/Commission), established through California State law, oversees funding and coordination of all public transportation services within Riverside County.  The Commission’s responsibilities have grown in the 41 years since its inception from coordinating highway and transit planning and identifying projects for state and federal funding to responsibility for all aspects of region-wide planning for Riverside County’s mobility and operating toll facilities.  Join an amazing team at RCTC and help plan and deliver transportation solutions!


Required: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade and five (5) years of general accounting experience, preferably in public agency fund accounting.

Licenses & Certifications: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver’s License by time of appointment.


Under general supervision, performs a variety of technical accounting duties in the analysis, preparation, maintenance, and processing of general accounting, accounts payable, accounts and grants receivable, journal entries, budgeting, project accounting, capital assets, and related accounting transactions for regional conservation; maintains and audits general ledger accounts and records and assists in the preparation of financial reports, summaries, and analyses; provides responsible technical accounting support to supervisory and management staff in the department; and performs related work as required.

This is an advanced journey-level class that performs the full range of technical work in all of the following areas: accounts payable, accounts and grants receivable, general ledger accounting, budgeting, project accounting, capital assets, and related areas, in addition to performing a variety of record keeping, reconciliation, and accounting support activities. Incumbents perform the technical accounting support duties exercising a high level of independent judgment and initiative. Incumbents are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to the assigned functional area. This class is distinguished from the Accountant class in that the latter performs technical work with higher level of complexity and difficulty in assigned accounting/finance areas.


Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Performs technical accounting support in the analysis, preparation, maintenance, and processing of accounts payable, accounts and grants receivable, general ledger accounting, budgeting, project accounting, capital assets, and related financial transactions for regional conservation.
  • Prepares, maintains, verifies, and reconciles a variety of difficult and complex accounting and financial transactions and reports; audits financial records for accuracy; prepares, posts, and reconciles journal entries for revenues, expenditures, assets, and liabilities.
  • Prepares and posts accurate and timely accounts and grants receivables for specific program or project expenditures; ensures consistency with agency programs and federal, state, and local grant requirements.
  • Performs grants receivable closeout functions required by granting agencies including reconciliations, financial status reports, and final invoices; updates and maintains documentation in compliance with federal, state, or local grant agreements.
  • Monitors accounts and grants receivable revenues and expenditures ensuring data is recorded in the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System; maintains regular communications with department managers.
  • Prepares, posts, and reconciles weekly cash receipt journal entries.
  • Reconciles and maintains the general ledger including subsidiary ledgers monthly; performs various account reconciliations and works to resolve discrepancies.
  • Compiles, analyzes, and reconciles a variety of financial transactions, statements, and reports.
  • Develops, enters, and posts adjusting journal entries to the ERP System.
  • Generates the weekly accounts payable checks in ERP System and prepares and transmits wire transfer documentation; performs account reconciliations and produces year-end vendor 1099 forms; prepares various monthly disbursement requests.
  • Maintains capital asset records in ERP System; generates, reviews, and updates capital asset reports as required; identifies and records capital asset acquisitions and dispositions; calculates and posts depreciations; collects documentation for new assets; ensures accountability of records.
  • Maintains project accounting module in ERP System, including adding new projects, linking projects to phases, tasks, subtasks and general ledger accounts, inactivating and reactivating project strings.
  • Participates in the fiscal year-end audit and other special audits; analyzes and prepares audit schedules and year-end adjusting journal entries; ensures accountability of records and controls; provides assistance and works closely with auditors.
  • Assists in the annual and mid-year budget; enters approved budget data in the ERP System; assists staff with special queries, projects, and reports.
  • Prepares and maintains various customized ERP reports; maintains ERP project accounting data; develops and maintains spreadsheets, ledgers, worksheets, and other records.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Terminology and practices of financial and accounting document processing and record keeping, including accounts payable, accounts and grants receivable, journal entries, budgeting, project accounting, and capital assets.
  • Practices and principles of general accounting, auditing, and budgeting, preferably in public agency fund accounting.
  • Business arithmetic and basic financial and statistical techniques.
  • Applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned area of responsibility.
  • Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work, including ERP, word processing, database, and spreadsheet applications.
  • English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation.
  • Techniques for providing a high level of customer service to public and RCTC staff, in person and over the telephone.


  • Perform technical accounting work accurately and timely, in a fast-paced office environment, and under general supervision.
  • Review documents related to department operations; observe, identify, and solve technical issues and procedural problems; understand, interpret, and explain department policies and procedures; explain operations and respond to accounting issues for the public and staff.
  • Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures related to journal entries, accounts and grants receivable, accounts payable, budgeting, project accounting, capital assets, and related areas.
  • Establish, maintain, and research payroll and related accounting records and files.
  • Make accurate arithmetic, financial, and statistical computations.
  • Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record keeping, and tracking systems.
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
  • Enter and retrieve data from a computer with sufficient speed and accuracy to perform assigned work.
  • Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs.
  • Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.
  • Use tact, initiative, and prudence within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines.
  • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.


Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various RCTC meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone.  This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing in and walking between work areas may be required.  Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment.  Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information.  Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 25 pounds.

This is primarily a sedentary classification and the employee works in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances.  The employee interfaces with staff, management, other departmental representatives, transportation and government officials, business representatives, and the general public in explaining RCTC policies and requesting and providing information.

Summary of Benefits Available

  • CalPERS Retirement System
  • Classic: 2.7% @ 55/PEPRA: 2% @ 62
  • Up to $1,500/month towards Medical Plans
  • Dental & Vision fully paid by RCTC
  • 401(a) Money Purchase Plan
  • 457 Deferred Compensation
  • $100,000 Group Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • 9/80 Work Schedule
  • Vacation
  • Sick leave
  • 12 Holidays/Year
  • Transportation Assistance Programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

An RCTC employment application, resume, and supplemental questionnaire must be submitted for consideration.

There are no job openings available currently. Please check back.

Thank you for your interest in Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC).

Due to the volume of applications received, we are not able to confirm receipt or current status of individual applications by phone. We make every effort to confirm the receipt of applications via email, when possible.

We appreciate your interest in RCTC and wish you every success.


RCTC accepts applications for employment only for currently posted/open positions.

Please review the job announcement to confirm any supplemental questions or specific requirements pertinent to that recruitment. Applications received after the posted recruitment deadline will not be considered for the position.

Please submit RCTC Employment Application, resume, and applicable documents directly to

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It is the policy of RCTC to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, RCTC will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


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