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Region Finance Manager

Company: First Student
Location: Seattle
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

Region Finance Manager

We are currently hiring a Region Finance Manager who will be responsible for providing financial support to operations for assigned geographic area. Protects and monitors company assets and analyzes operating results. Supports the RFD and regional management in contract analysis, forecasting, and budgeting. Assists with the interpretation and implementation of the company’s accounting policies and procedures.

This regional position can either operate from our Lake City location in Seattle, WA, in Tacoma, WA or from our regional office in Vancouver, WA. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists with location level audits of accounting transactions and procedures to ensure compliance with IFRS and company policies. Makes recommendations and ensures that corrective actions are taken.
  • Trains and assists location personnel in the region’s accounting systems and procedures. Conducts training sessions to raise financial competency of location and other management as needed.
  • Reviews and monitors fleet, including cascading, right sizing, and lost business transitions for the Region. Reviews the capital request process.
  • Reviews and analyzes fleet systems (i.e., auditing, accounting, and vehicle maintenance systems to make sure it represents the proper fleet figures), including performance of a periodic physical audit.
  • Assists with the development of contract bids and rate calculations and ensures reasonableness of financial assumptions. Prepares financial models for contract analysis.
  • Assists with the preparation of the month end close and financial reporting statements as needed.
  • Prepares the yearly operating plan and monthly forecast for the region.
  • Performs special projects and analysis, prepares various reports for operations and other management as necessary

Required Experience & Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, or equivalent experience
  • CPA, CMA, or MBA desirable
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • 5+ years experience in accounting/finance
  • Experience in financial modeling and accounting theory
  • Excellent verbal communication skills with all levels of personnel
  • Personal computer/software skills

FirstGroup is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. FirstGroup is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, FirstGroup will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance.

 

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Keywords: First Student, Seattle , Region Finance Manager, Other , Seattle, Washington

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