Staff Accountant

Professional & Corporate Lombard, IL


About Transdev 
Cities, counties, airports, companies, and universities across the U.S. contract with Transdev to operate their transportation systems, maintain their vehicle and fleets, and deliver on mobility solutions. Transdev U.S. employs a team of 32,000 across 400 locations while maintaining more than 17,000 vehicles. 
Part of a global company, Transdev is a leader in mobility with operations in 19 countries, proudly operated by 110,000 team members from around the world. As an operator and global integrator of mobility, we are driven by our purpose. Transdev – the mobility company – empowers the freedom to move every day thank to safe, reliable, and innovative solutions that serve the common good. Find out more at or watch an overview video at 
Staff Accountant 
Position Overview 
The Staff Accountant will be responsible for daily receivable transactions and maintenance of the monthly general ledger. The Staff Accountant will provide support with various accounting transactions.  
  • Responsible for organizing monthly general ledger activity for input into the accounting system.
  • Monitors account balances and makes necessary adjustments. Prepares journal entries.
  • Prepares and processes documentation for internal and external auditors.
  • Identifies and investigates problems with the accounting system on an as-needed basis.
  • Works closely with the field to ensure accuracy of accounting information.
  • Prepares income and balance sheet statements and various other accounting statements and reports for submission to the Department Lead
  • Reviews and verifies the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications assigned to various records.
  • Conducts special studies and develops or recommends accounting methods and procedures.
  • Performs monthly bank reconciliations and account analysis.
  • Reconciles assigned accounts and calculates depreciation/amortization expenses as needed.
  • May assist with training and mentoring Accountants.
  • Analyzes trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses.
  • Analyzes financial reports and records, making recommendations for the accounting of reserves, assets, and expenditures.
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting preferred
  • 2 to 5 years of experience in an accounting department required
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting practices and procedures
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with MS Office products
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Knowledge of automated account system, J.D. Edwards System is a plus
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.

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