Staff Accountant

Management & Above Chicago, IL


Job Purpose or Scope 
Prepares basic financial reports under general supervision. Performs moderately complex activities 
related to the maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger. 
Job Location: 615 W 41st, Chicago, IL 60609 
Major Responsibilities 
Prepares and reviews all location financial files. 
Fare and Bank Reconciliations. 
Financial Variance Explanations 
Payroll Processing , deductions, PTO processing, Payroll Accruals, Vacation Accruals 
Month End Files 
Analyzes financial reports and records, making recommendations relative to the accounting of 
reserves, assets, and expenditures. 
Reviews and verifies the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications assigned to various 
Analyzes trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future 
revenues and expenses. 
Reports the company’s finances to management, offering suggestions about resource utilization, tax 
strategies, and assumptions underlying budget forecasts. 
Prepares journal entries as needed. 
Conducts special studies and develops or recommends accounting methods and procedures. 
Coordinates accounting matters with other departments, locations, and divisions. 
Reconciles assigned accounts and calculates depreciation/amortization expenses. 
Reports actuals and forecasts to corporate monthly. 
Minimum Education & Certifications Required 
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting 
Minimum Experience & Skills Required 
0-3 years of related experience. 
Thorough knowledge of accounting practices and procedures. 
Experience with MS Office products and accounting software preferred. 
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions 
Incumbent must be able to move about the office and between floors; utilize standard office 
equipment; access filing system/cabinets; and communicate effectively and efficiently in person or by 
Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and 
responsibilities to this job at any time. This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. 
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 accommodation 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. 
Drug-free workplace 
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