Finance Manager

FirstGroup   •  

Woodbridge, VA

Industry: Transportation


Less than 5 years

Posted 26 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Purpose: Manages, under limited supervision, the overall operation of the specified facility in cooperation with the local management team. Responsibilities vary by location, but may include:

Manage the reconciliation process and provide oversight of revenue room transactions, preparation of month end accruals and analysis, while assisting in preparing monthly forecasts and budgeting. Manage the payroll functions. Performs a variety of tasks including multi-tasking, organizing, directing others, and making sound and quick decisions with ease.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Manages all accounting functions of the location including: payroll, billing(including trip editing function), accounts payable, accounts receivable, fare collection and reconciliation, month-end closing procedures and accruals, budget preparation, benefits costs, all financial and operations reporting requirements.
  • Participates as a key manager in the overall success of the operation. Manages subordinates by supplying appropriate goals, feedback and follow up.
  • Prepares daily reconciliation of Driver manifests.
  • Reconciles the cash fares and all fare media handled by the location.
  • Supervises all revenue room and reconciliation personnel and functions.
  • Investigates and reconciles all discrepancies involving the revenue room and Driver daily manifests.
  • Makes recommendations to the General Manager (GM) for actions needed as a results of those investigations and has the authority to recommend changes in policy and procedures.
  • Directs the accomplishment of special projects involving the analysis of data, the collection of information from a variety of sources and the identification or areas of concern and makes recommendations for cost savings and efficiency improvements.
  • Administers accounting data and payroll.
  • Prepares the monthly forecast along with all analysis and variance explanation.
  • Responsible for performing all end of the month functions including submitting accruals, analyzing P&L statements, making corrections and providing variance explanations.
  • Submission monthly client invoice with all supporting detail. Verifies the accuracy of the billing and the collection of the billing.
  • Creates the annual budget with the input of the GM and supporting staff.
  • Ensures that all contractual and legal obligations/mandates are met.
  • Manages the security of petty cash fund and manual checks.
  • Prepares contract correspondence, management records, and schedules.
  • Maintains contract files and records.
  • Assist in the coordination of employee benefits at the contract level.
  • Inputs and extracts data from fleet MIS system to provide data for management and client.
  • Procures office equipment and supplies.
  • Manages the security of petty cash fund and manual checks.
  • Ensures that all company policies and procedures are being followed appropriately.

Experience & Skills Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or business administration, or a combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in accounting or business administration, with the ability to ensure accurate financial reporting and reconciliations as needed (primarily associated with the Cubic system, farebox revenues, and governmental agency reporting)
  • Minimum 3-5 years administrative and accounting experience (2 years must include holding a supervisory role)
  • Must be self-lead and able to work with minimal instruction provided except when necessary.
  • Prior experience with the use of modern business applications and skills. (Knowledge of internet applications, networks, Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel), merging applications and desktop publishing is highly desirable.
  • Ability to make decisions independently, set priorities, develop individual goals, measure progress, implement rewards or discipline as required.
  • Proven ability in reconciling financial statements.
  • Proven ability in report creation and writing.
  • Ability to use diplomacy and tact in dealing with the client, peers and subordinates.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent desire to provide excellent customer service is a must.
  • Ability to build and motivate teams.