• Staff Accountant

    Job Locations US-NY-Garden City
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/30/2018 12:52 PM)
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    Transdev Services
  • Overview

    Transdev Services Inc. is the largest private sector operator of multiple modes of passenger transit in North America, providing bus, rail, and Paratransit, shuttle, sedan and taxi services. We manage over 200 transportation contracts for cities, transit authorities and airports, providing safe and sustainable mobility solutions. Our mission is to improve public transportation, to enhance quality of life and combat global warming.




    To support the Director of Finance in carrying out the responsibilities of the Finance/Accounting Department. To relieve the Director of Finance of certain responsibilities that will allow them to spend a greater portion of their time on Financial Statement preparation and analysis, Budget and Variance issues, and Forecasting. The position will assist with the growth and responsibilities of the department. The position will have interaction with all levels of management and all departments of the organization and outside customers/vendors.


    • Prepare and analyze account reconciliations.
    • Preparation of invoices.
    • Ad Hoc Analysis as needed.
    • Preparation of agency reports on a periodic basis.
    • Assist with reporting for Federal and State Grant Administration.
    • Assist with other duties and projects, as assigned.
    • Assist with accounts payable/receivable, vendor files, preparing journal entries, month end close reports.


    • A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or a Bachelor’s degree in business with emphasis in accounting, or equivalent external work experience.
    • Ability to set priorities, multi-task, meet critical deadlines and pay attention to detail.
    • Strong analytical, problem solving and communications skills are required.
    • Must be highly skilled in dealing with financial and numeric data.
    • Must be highly skilled in use of MS Office Suite, particularly Excel.
    • Must understand and practice confidentiality of information.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills in order to interact with all levels of personnel including senior management.
    • Must have a willingness to work the necessary hours to complete the job, especially when important deadlines cause greater than normal departmental pressures.



    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by the employee to successful perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • 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


    • Must submit to drug testing and a background check


    For more information please visit our website at



    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.


    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


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