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Transdev Finance Manager in Raleigh, North Carolina


Job Summary:

Under the general supervision of the General Manager, the Finance Manager is responsible for the operating budget and overseeing the day-to-day financial operations of GoRaleigh. Assist the General Manager in formulating and administering approved budgets and general accounting practices to assure that accoubting and financial/operating reports accurately reflect the condition of GoRaleigh. This position will interface with Transdev, the City of Raleigh and all other reporting agencies as it relates to all financial matter.


Essential Duties:

  • Prepartation of financial analyses of operations for the guidance of GoRaleigh management and the City of Raleigh

  • Preparations of reports which represent GoRaleigh's financial position on a montly, quarterly, and annual basis

  • Coordinates the preparation of required government reports, i.e. Sect. 15, NOCDOT Reports

  • Performs financial management of capital projects, contracting, audits, and procurement

  • Prepapres budgets and financial forecasts

  • Oversees all transactions and accountability of tickets, revenue, accounts receivables, and expenditures of GoRaleigh

  • Supervise Moore Square, general accounting, and payroll staff

  • Through the General Manager, furnishes Transdev and the City of Raleigh with information for presentation at various meetings

  • Assist the Genenral Manager in advising management of the need for operational adjustments due to budget and financial constraints

  • Coordinates and reviews the payment of GoRaleigh debts

  • Maintain internal financial controls

  • Responsible for the maintenance of books of accounts which properly reflect the financial transactions of GoRaleigh

  • Assist independent and governmental auditors in the performance of their audits of GoRaleigh

  • Review budget process and analyze budget activities

  • Review purchasing controls

  • Coordinates enrollment in benefits programs and maintains group insurance records for medical, life, and other coverage for employees and eligible dependents. Processes enrollment forms and provides assistance and information to employees

  • Review the financial activities of all special events

  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Review fixed asset inventory

  • Maintain contact with department and unit heads regarding financial matters

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyze financial and performance data from operations and maintenance to proactively manage trends that warrant management attention, includes the monthly financial statements and supporting information

  • Drives the internal control process for finance systems; ensures that related business processes are properly documented and support a strong control environment; directs improvements and process changes.

  • Directs the development of annual operating plan, simulation and budget/forecast for business unit finance systems.

  • Directs change management initiatives for new or major improvements to finance systems; directs the development and implementation of end-user training; understands emerging approaches to training delivery.

  • Recruits, selects, develops, manages, motivates, coaches, and mentors assigned employees; provides guidance and direction on problems and issues; delegates work assignments considering employee skills and development needs.

  • Maintains confidentiality of all information

  • Other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least a BA in accounting or related discipline

  • Minimum of five years progressively responsible financial management experience

  • Familiarity with transit or transportation system activities, and experience directly related to financial functions is preferred


Education, Licensing, and Certifications :

  • College, university, or equivalent degree in accounting, finance, or related subject required

  • Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, Chartered Accountant or similar certification required

Experience :

  • 7 or more years of experience, including 3 years of supervisory experience, required

  • 3 to 5 years of transit experience

Skills and Knowledge Required:

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

  • Advanced analytical skills with an ability to manipulate, interpret, and improve processes and procedures

  • Ability to analyze financial and operaional data, interpret reports, and make effective decisions based on the information

  • Knowledge of various computer programs required (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of GAAP

  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills with a proven ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail

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

  • Creative problem-solving skills with an ability to to identify all alternative solutions, make logical assumptions, and select the best course of action

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

  • Excellent written and oral communication and leadership skills with an ability to professionally repreentt the company and maintain productive relationships with external and internal contacts, including government officials

  • Demonstrated time management and project management skills

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

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Must submit to a drug test and a criminal background check

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit for proglonged periods of time and operate office equipment

  • Must be able to work shifts of 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.

Supervisory and Management Responsibility:

  • Data Technician

  • Senior Finanacial Assistant

  • Financial Assistant

  • Administrative Assistant

  • Customer Service Representatives

  • A/P Clerk

  • Administrative Support/Floater

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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

Job Locations USA-NC-Raleigh

Posted Date 5 days ago (9/21/2022 8:49 AM)

Requisition ID 2022-23796

Position Category Administrative/Clerical/Payroll/HR/Accounting

Internal Code #TNA

Internal Reference 248

Company/Division Transdev Services