Accounting Manager in Oceanside, CA at MV Transportation

Date Posted: 3/25/2024

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MV Transportation is seeking an experienced Accounting Manager to plan, direct, and administer all work pertaining to financial reviews, payroll, Human Resources, and purchase order reconciliation in a large multi-location environment.


  • Review and ensure the accuracy of preliminary and final financial statements with General Manager, local management team and the Regional Finance Director.
  • Work with the General Manager and local management team to develop monthly Revenue and EBITDA forecasts.
  • Work with the General Manager and local management team to develop the annual operating budget and capex budget.
  • Invoice the client within the guidelines of the month end close schedule.  Work with the client to quickly resolve any discrepancies around the quarterly true-up process. 
  • Closely monitor Accounts Receivable aging.  Provide updates to the General Manager and Regional Finance Director regarding past due receivables on a timely basis. 
  • Perform month-end and year-end closing functions to include client invoicing, accrual and expense tracking, journal entries, variance analysis, and oversee semi-annual inventories.
  • Assist with other reporting as required by our client, General Manager, and the local management team.
  • Provide financial support to General Manager and the local management team.
  • Work with corporate staff and vendors to ensure timely payments and efficient resolution of other financial statements and general ledger issues.
  • Submit and monitor accounts payable invoices for payment and accruals. 
  • Perform frequent reconciliations of petty cash, accounting for all expenses, receipts, and money assigned to the division. 
  • Attend operational and management meetings to fully understand division operational functions and provide financial/accounting updates and support as needed.
  • Review purchase orders and investigate/reconcile issues with purchase orders, invoices, and receipts.


  • Manage and supervise payroll staff.
  • Oversee the process and distribution of weekly payroll. 
  • Ensure accuracy of employee’s medical and dental benefits and other benefits (i.e. vacation, sick and holiday).
  • Ensure compliance with corporate, Federal and State legal requirements. 
  • Develop, recommend and implement payroll and accounting related policies and procedures to ensure accuracy and timely process of both payroll and accounting. 
  • Assist with projects such as payroll audits, Sick Pay and Health Ordinance, Benefits Open Enrollment and year-end W-2 distributions.
  • Ensure compliance with all local union collective bargaining agreements.
  • Supervise Payroll Clerk ensuring accurate pay for all employees - including pay rates, bonuses and allowances, and paid leave - and assist with discrepancies as needed.


Talent Requirements:

  • B.A. or B.S. in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or a related field along applicable experience of five (5) years or more. CPA, MBA, or CMA is a plus.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving abilities.
  • Detail-oriented along with the ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent technology skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Power BI.
  • Transportation industry experience is a plus.

Starting Pay Rate: $96,000 - $115,000/annually

MV Transportation is committed to a 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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