Transdev Regional Controller in Lombard, Illinois


The Regional Controller role requires a highly efficient, detail oriented, proactive individual. Big 4 Accounting experience required. The Regional Controller works closely with each local General Manager and Regional Vice President to provide monthly financial statements and forecasts along with analyzing profitability, cash flow and other financial data. This role managesthe financial and administrative activities at the assigned properties to assure compliance with corporate policy and procedure.

Based in our Lombard, IL North American Headquarters, reporting to our Vice President of Finance.


  • Provide status of financial performance of the company’s operations through collection, reporting and interpretation of key financial data.

  • Coordinate the preparation of the annual budget process and assist the General Manager in the preparation of the budget and forecasts.

  • Prepare or assist in the creation of financial projections used to make strategic and tactical decisions designed to improve financial results.

  • Ensures adherence and compliance with company policy and procedure while also providing counsel to the General Manager and on-site management team.

  • Report directly to Finance but has dotted line responsibility to Regional Vice President of Operations. Works closely with Regional Operations team.

  • Ensure adherence to state and local tax regulations.

  • Prepares and coordinates daily reporting, monthly closing, and other reporting requirements as required at a local, regional and corporate level.

  • Assist the RVP and General Manager in analysis of operational data (KPI’s).

  • Candidate must develop central understanding of the profitability drivers of the Organization

  • Manages fixed assets, insurance costs and parts/equipments inventories, all multi-million dollar commodities

  • Involved in providing new business and contract reprocurement support to operational and business development personnel.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Essential Knowledge and Skills

  • Big 4 Accounting/Auditing Experience or Equivalent Required.

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent required.

  • 3-6 years experience in assessment of financial performance required.

  • CPA and/or MBA preferred.IFRS Experience is a plus.

  • Ability to analyze financial results and assist on-site management with development of action plans to maintain performance levels and profitability expectations.

  • Proficiency with standard computer programs. Knowledge of MS Dynamics and or Oracle highly preferred.

  • Strong organizational and communication skills (both oral and written).

  • Ability to work efficiently and accurately with little direct supervision.

  • Detail oriented and results driven.

  • Ability to solve problems in a practical and pragmatic manner.

  • Travel requirement 25%-50%.

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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.

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Requisition ID 2018-8559

Position Category Administrative/Clerical/Payroll/HR/Accounting

Internal Code #TNA

Internal Reference 914

Internal Code 3 Ind1

Company/Division Transdev Inc. (Corporate)