Accounting Manager

Dorchester, Massachusetts |$100-120K | Job ID: 97404

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Job Description

LaSalle Network is working with a client in the transportation industry to identify a new Accounting Manager. The team is looking for a detail-oriented candidate who is ready to jump into hands-on work. This position offers the opportunity to work with one of the largest public transport operators in North America.


Accounting Manager Responsibilities:

  • Analyze financial and performance data from operations and maintenance to proactively manage trends that warrant management attention and includes the monthly financial statements and supporting information
  • Direct the Payroll Department to ensure that the employee payroll is delivered on time and in compliance with all applicable rules and regulations
  • Drive the internal control process for finance systems; ensure that related business processes are properly documented and support a strong control environment; direct improvements and process changes
  • Direct the development of annual operating plan; simulation and budget/forecast for business unit finance systems
  • Direct change management initiatives for new or major improvements to finance systems; direct the development and implementation of end-user training; understand emerging approaches to training delivery
  • Recruit, select, develop, manage, motivate, coach and mentor assigned employees; provide guidance and direction on problems and issues; delegate work assignments considering employee skills and development needs
  • Prepare annual operating and capital budgets and related reports for presentation to senior management and the client
  • Prepare cost forecasts and perform cost/benefit analyses of proposed operational, maintenance, labor and employee benefits initiatives
  • Review and approve department expenditure requests over established dollar threshold
  • Maintain confidentiality of all information
  • Perform other duties as required


Director of Finance Requirements:

  • College, university or equivalent degree in accounting, finance or related subject required
  • Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, Chartered Accountant or similar certification preferred
  • 5+ years of finance experience
  • 2+ years in a supervisory capacity
  • Transit related finance experience preferred
  • Knowledge of accounting including accounting theory and principles, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Ability to coach and mentor employees, assign work, develop employees, assess performance, and provide performance feedback
  • Ability to interpret, apply, and improve processes and procedures
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, including Access, Excel, Power Point and Word
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including strong presentation skills
  • Travel requirement: <5% for occasional meetings
  • Knowledge of JD Edwards accounting system preferred


If you are interested in this Accounting Manager opportunity and qualify for the role, please apply today.


Thank you,


Linda Daniel

Senior Project Manager

LaSalle Network


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LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services. LaSalle has worked with more than 10,000 companies, ranging from Fortune 500s to start ups. With units specializing in accounting and finance, administrative, marketing, executive search, technology, supply chain, healthcare revenue cycle, call center, and human resources, LaSalle serves companies of all sizes and across all industries.