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Senior Accountant

First Transit has been purchased by Transdev and will be the employer for this job posting. We are the leading integrator and operator of multiple modes of transportation. With a combined presence in 43 US states, plus DC and Puerto Rico, we have lots of opportunities for growth! You can find additional job opportunities and locations directly at

About the Position

Join our region team at our office in Cincinnati, OH! The Senior Accountant is part of a region team that supports the fleet maintenance service division in completing various accounting and finance requirements. including the accurate and timely completion of monthly, quarterly, and annual reports. Below is a partial list of additional job duties.

  • Performs month-end close functions for multiple cost centers
  • Assists with the completion of variance analysis of results to budget, prior year, and forecast.
  • Prepares income and balance sheet statements, consolidated statements, and various other accounting statements and reports.
  • 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 records.
  • Analyzes trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses.
  • Ensures the integrity of monthly billing, payroll, AP, and financial reporting.
  • Performs monthly balance sheet reconciliations and assists with financial summaries for senior management.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required, CPA preferred
  • 3+ years of related experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting practices and procedures.
  • Ability to work under very limited supervision with positive results.
  • Experience with MS Office products and accounting software preferred.
  • Experience with Essbase, JDE and Hyperion Planning is a plus.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good relationships with all levels of management.
  • High attention to detail and organization with the ability to self-direct and prioritize.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong ability to perform and manage multiple projects at the same time.
  • Ability to manage and organize work assignments, styles, and relationships with several respective managers.


First for a Reason


We offer competitive compensation and benefits (which vary based on role, location, and business), including physical and mental health initiatives, medical/dental/vision, 401(k), and paid holiday/vacation.  Hybrid work environment after demonstrated competency of job tasks. 

Diversity & Inclusion 

Because we’re stronger together, we aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We’re committed to providing an inclusive and diverse working environment for everyone every day. 

Professional Advancement 

Start here. Go far. We believe in promoting from within, which means tremendous opportunities for you, thanks to our strong presence across North America. In addition, our 18-month Aspiring Manager Program prepares future leaders at First Transit. 

Extensive Training 

Build skills and knowledge in such areas as safety and security, injury prevention, technology and equipment, and job efficiency. 

Community Service & Impact 

Go where opportunity meets community. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do. As the face of First Transit and First Vehicle Services in your community, you’ll have a positive impact on others. 

We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore 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. First is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, First 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. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all.

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55795 - Transit Central Region Finance
600 Vine Street, Suite 1400, Cincinnati, OH, United States, 45202
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    First Transit
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    Full Time
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