Transdev Accounting Manager in Boston, Massachusetts


Transdev, NA is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of passenger transit in North America, providing bus, rail, paratransit, shuttle, sedan and taxi services. We manage over 200 transportation contracts for cities, transit authorities and airports, providing safe and sustainable mobility solutions. Our mission is to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and combat global warming.

The Accounting Manager is responsible for implementing accounting practices and procedures.


  • Supervises a group of general accountants or accounting clerks in maintaining the general ledger

  • Implements processes and procedures that properly capture, track, and report revenue and expenditures

  • Compiles, reviews, analyzes, and records complex financial information

  • Reviews and interprets balance sheet and profit and loss statements, consolidated financial statements, and other accounting schedules and reports

  • Identifies control weaknesses, communications to management, and operates in a lead capacity in making remedial changes to tighten and enhance controls and mitigate risk

  • Conducts research and analysis on advanced issues

  • Maintains confidentiality of all information

  • Directs activities related to booking of accounting daily transactions, timely preparation/resolution of account reconciliations.

  • Plans, reviews and/or prepares internal and external reports, schedules, and statements.

  • Reviews, monitors, and revises financial controls to ensure that financial reports conform to latest accounting standards and governmental requirements (when applicable).

  • Oversees daily internal audits (AR, Cash Out, Driver Trip Sheets, Credit Card Disputes and Weekly Billing) including proper storage of records; customer charges and payments.

  • Manages and delegates work of the Accounting Clerk; assigns work according to availability, skills, and developmental needs; assesses performance and provides feedback.

  • Interacts with Corporate Accounting Staff and Analysts.

  • Performs other job related duties as requested.

Other duties as required.


Education, Licensing, and Certifications :

  • College, university, or equivalent degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required.

  • Progress toward Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, Chartered Accountant or similar certification preferred.

Experience :

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience required

  • Supervisory experience preferred

  • Experience in a transit environment preferred

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Knowledge of accounting including accounting theory and principles, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles required

  • Knowledge of JD Edwards highly 'preferred'.

  • Ability to coach and mentor employees, assign work, develop employees, assess performance and provide performance feedback

  • Ability to interpret, apply, and improve processes and procedures

  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, including Access, Excel, Power Point and Word

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Travel requirement (as a percent): <5% for occasional meetings

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Must submit to drug testing and background check

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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.

Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

EEO is the Law Poster:

Drug free workplace

If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check

Requisition ID 2017-6307

Job Locations US - MA - Boston

Posted Date 4/11/2017

Position Category General Managers/Assistant General Managers/Operations Managers

Internal Code #TNA

Internal Reference 167

Internal Code 3 Ind1

Company/Division Transdev Services