Transdev Grants Analyst in New Orleans, Louisiana

Overview

Transdev 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.

Performs a variety of functions and activities required for Federal grants acquisition, compliance, and administration under direct supervision.

Responsibilities

  • Helps to develop grant applications for capital, operating, planning, training, and other programs to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA)

  • Collaborate in the preparation of budgets for all grants, including project budgets, with the assistance of project managers and accounting and budget staff; report and reconcile discrepancies in consultation with grants administration and accounting staffs

  • Gathers the information required for a system-wide Cost Allocation Plan (CAP) with the accounting department; assists with updates to the CAP as needed

  • Gathers information to develop the Force Account Plan (FAP); updates the plan as needed

  • Monitors expenditures charged to approved activity line items; reviews all grant-supported contracts and invoices for conformance with approved budgets and eligibility requirements;

  • Prepares grant amendments and/or revisions for review by manager; distributes approved revisions and amendments

  • Monitors use of local matching funds

  • Helps to provide requested information related to internal and external audits of grant activities

  • Reviews Federal Registers and FTA circulars and other documents and materials and program updates for changes; disseminates information to appropriate staff

  • Participates in the development of capital plans

  • Researches other grant funding opportunities and drafts applications for the grants after obtaining appropriate approvals

  • Executes special projects as assigned

  • Maintains confidentiality of all information

Other duties as required.

Qualifications

Education, Licensing, and Certifications :

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

Experience :

  • 1 or more years of relevant experience in a transit environment required

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Knowledge of cost accounting and budgeting principles and best practices

  • Ability to perform statistical analysis of complex sets of data and to present that analysis in a clear and concise manner

  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel

  • General knowledge of office equipment

  • Good written and oral communication skills

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

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Must submit to a drug test and a background check

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work shifts or flexible work schedules as needed.

  • 100% of work is accomplished indoors and in air conditioned or well ventilated facilities

  • Work is accomplished in an office or in a cubicle space equipped with a telephone and computer.

  • The employee is generally subjected to long periods spent sitting, typing, or looking at a computer screen.

For more information please visit our website at www.transdevna.com/careers

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.

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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

Job Locations US-LA-New Orleans

Posted Date 2 weeks ago

Requisition ID 2017-7121

Position Category Administrative/Clerical/Payroll/HR/Accounting

Internal Reference 460

Company/Division Transdev Services