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Senior Accountant

FirstGroup America, Inc. seeks a full-time Senior Accountant to reconcile A/P Disbursement accounts, inter-company loans and prepare monthly cash funding for global transportation company of more than 96,000 employees. Responsible for preparing financial reports and performing more complex activities related to the maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger. Analyze financial reports and records and make recommendations relative to the accounting of reserves, assets and expenditures. Review and record weekly Payroll entries. Maintain Aptitude Lease Accounting Engine (ALAE) lease accounting system. Complete Hyperion upload during month-end and prepare rollforward reports for audit purposes. Complete monthly balance sheet reconciliations and take part in general ledger month-end close. Coordinate accounting matters with other departments, locations and divisions within FirstGroup. Determine revenues and expenses incurred to anticipate future results. May work from any location in the US. Domestic travel is required once per month for meetings at the company’s headquarters in Cincinnati, OH. This position requires a Master’s degree or equivalent in Accounting, Business Administration (with a focus in accounting), or another closely related field and 2 years related accounting experience. Must have experience auditing payroll records for a company with more than 50,000 employees. Must also have 12 months of experience (which may have been gained concurrently) with each of the following: (1) Accounting experience in the transportation industry; (2) Preparing and reconciling monthly account balances for a global multi-billion-dollar company; (3) Using MS office products and accounting software, specifically ALAE and Oracle Hyperion Financial Management reporting tool; and (4) Lease Accounting, analysis of lease ROUA, and liabilities rollforward. CPA license is required. Will accept experience gained before, during or after Master’s program. Pre-employment background check and drug test required. Please apply online at


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99040 - FGA Accounting
600 Vine Street , Suite 1400, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45202
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