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Regional Controller

Company: Transdev
Location: Elmhurst
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionDescription

The Regional Controller role requires a highly efficient, detail-oriented, proactive individual, Big 4 Accounting experience preferred. The Regional Controller works closely with each local General Manager and Regional Vice President to provide monthly financial statements and forecasts along with analyzing profitability, cash flow, and other financial data. This role manages the financial and administrative activities at the assigned properties to assure compliance with corporate policy and procedure.

Based in our Lombard, IL North American Headquarters, reporting to our Vice President of Finance.


  • Provide status of financial performance of the company's operations through the collection, reporting, and interpretation of key financial data.

  • Coordinate the preparation of the annual budget process and assist the General Manager in the preparation of the budget and forecasts.

  • Prepare or assist in the creation of financial projections used to make strategic and tactical decisions designed to improve financial results.

  • Ensures adherence and compliance with company policy and procedure while also providing counsel to the General Manager and on-site management team.

  • Report directly to Finance but has dotted line responsibility to Regional Vice President of Operations. Works closely with the Regional Operations team.

  • Prepares and coordinates daily reporting, monthly closing, and other reporting requirements as required at a local, regional and corporate level.

  • Assist the RVP and General Manager in the analysis of operational data (KPI's).

  • Candidate must develop a central understanding of the profitability drivers of the Organization

  • Manages fixed assets, insurance costs, and parts/equipment inventories, all multi-million dollar commodities

  • Involved in providing new business and contract re-procurement support to operational and business development personnel.

  • Other duties as assigned.



    • Big 4 Accounting/Auditing Experience or Equivalent preferred.

    • Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent required.

    • 3-6 years experience in assessment of financial performance required.

    • CPA and/or MBA preferred. IFRS Experience is a plus.

      Skills and Knowledge Required

      • Ability to analyze financial results and assist on-site management with the development of action plans to maintain performance levels and profitability expectations.

      • Proficiency with standard computer programs. Knowledge JDE is highly preferred.

      • Strong organizational and communication skills (both oral and written).

      • Ability to work efficiently and accurately with little direct supervision.

      • Detail-oriented and results-driven.

      • Ability to solve problems in a practical and pragmatic manner.

        Travel requirement outside of the immediate area: 10-20%

        About Transdev:

        Based near Chicago, Transdev is the largest private-sector operator of multiple modes of transit in North America, including bus, rail, streetcar, paratransit, and shuttle services. Transdev is committed to being the trusted partner of cities and transit authorities through quality execution and innovations in mobility. Its parent company, Transdev Group, is a leading global operator and integrator of mobility operating in 17 countries and provides passengers every day the freedom to connect to what they care about in their cities. www.transdevna.com

        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. EEO is the Law Poster: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm

        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.

Keywords: Transdev, Elmhurst , Regional Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Elmhurst, Illinois

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