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District Accounting Manager
Accounting, Finance, Management
US-WA-Redmond
Posted: 9/11/2017
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CATEGORY: Accounting, Finance, Management LOCATION: US-WA-Redmond
POSTING ID: TNDISTR30588_30588 EMPLOYEE TYPE: Full-Time
EXPERIENCE: Not Specified
Job Description

MV Transportation is seeking a District Accounting Manager to provide financial leadership, support and guidance in a multi-divisional environment to his/her assigned district. The District Accounting Manager reports to the VPO/District Manager. He/she will have full responsibility for all financial matters at operating sites in the district, and will be responsible for billing clients, paying employees and closing the books monthly, accurately and timely. Additionally, he/she will have oversight responsibility for fareboxes, where applicable, and safeguarding assets such as vehicles, fuel and parts inventory. He/she must meet internal and external financial reporting requirements which include variance analyses versus budget and prior year. A key aspect of the role is providing decision support to the VPO/DM in matters such as client rate and union negotiations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversight of the monthly financial close of District.
  • Preparation and submission of Client invoices
  • Supervision of District payroll department(s)
  • Provide decision support to the VPO/DM for client and union negotiations.
  • Perform operational and financial analysis within business units and present findings as well as recommendations to General Managers.
  • Develop and implement operational and financial controls to achieve business objectives.
  • Provide guidance and direction to the district team to assist in improving operational and financial performance.
  • Assist in streamlining business processes at the business unit level to achieve business goals.
  • Assist in the preparation and evaluation of annual budgets and forecasts.
  • Work closely with Internal Audit, as needed, to investigate and correct operational and financial issues.
  • Assist the VPO/DM in preparation for monthly operation reviews for Divisions within the District.
  • Prepare internal reporting package including operating metrics, financial controls and performance indicators that will help in improving business performance.
  • Ensure business operations are in compliance with financial related company policies and best practices.
  • Assigns and supervises the work of subordinates.
  • Has responsibility for employee evaluations and for effectively recommending the hiring, firing, promoting, demoting, and/or disciplining of employees (Union and non-Union environments).

Talent Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Accounting, or a closely related field. Additional related work experience may, at the sole discretion of the company, be considered in lieu of the stated educational requirement.
  • CPA, a definite plus.
  • Three (3) or more years' financial accounting or analyst experience.
  • Knowledge of the principles, methods, and procedures used in budgeting/forecasting, accounting, internal auditing, program evaluation, and financial and managerial reporting.
  • Knowledge of the preparation of involved and detailed accounting and other financial reports containing findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
  • Must have a strong understanding of field operations to provide input to fiscally strengthen operating sites and troubleshoot problems.
  • Ability to utilize principles, methods, techniques, and systems of financial management.
  • Ability to assist in developing, applying, and adjusting financial plans and policies to attain objectives.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of management.
  • Ability to apply sound, independent judgment in the solutions of financial problems and in the administration of financial programs.
  • Ability to make oral and written presentations in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to learn to utilize various types of automated systems and/or manual tools used by the company.
  • Position will include District travel (Greater Seattle Area).

MV Transportation is committed to as policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity and maintain employment statistics on applicants.

Where permissible under applicable state and local law, applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test and background check after receiving a conditional offer of employment.

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