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Transdev Project Accountant in Miami, Florida


Transdev Rail, LLC is seeking a professional Project Accountantto join our team in Hialeah, Florida.

The Project Accountant is responsible for the accurate monthly costing and accounting of project related financial data, as well as understanding all financial aspects of a project while working together with the project team to ensure maximum profit with minimum risk. This includes, but is not limited to cost reporting and analysis, contract and policy compliance and project status report submission. This position is also responsible for initiating, proofing, reconciling and reporting client billing to the Controller for input in JD Edwards and handling all AP.



  • Develop, analyze, interpret and provide internal distribution of financial information in order to appraise operating results in terms of profitability and performance against budget.

  • Work closely with General Manager and Assistant General Manager in preparing client billing for work performed.

  • Prepare invoice package containing draft and final invoices for all billable projects, including all applicable backup for approval by the GM/AGM.

  • Verify and reconcile accurate project costs and revenue.

  • Follow up on aged receivables and ensure timely collection of all billings.

  • Verify Insurance coverage for subcontractors.

  • Setup new vendors.

  • Review, code and process accounts payable invoices.

  • Month-end closing process

  • Assist the project management team with of all aspects of project accounting from contract award through project completion.

  • Analyze project actual, committed and planned costs on a very detailed basis to determine remaining costs to complete.

  • Assist the GM/AGM/Controller in the identification and assessment of financial risks.

  • Lead the planning, coordinating and administering of cost tracking and client billing processes onsite. This may include day-to-day direction of onsite staff in record keeping, purchasing, inventory, etc.



  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or related field (strongly preferred)

  • Associates Degree (at a minimum is required)


  • Minimum five plus years in general accounting processes

  • Prior accounts payable and invoicing experience

  • Rail Accounting experience is a plus

  • Experience with JDE is a plus

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Must have a positive and can-do attitude

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel

  • Requires maintaining a high level of confidentiality

  • Ability to prioritize and deliver in a deadline-oriented environment.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Must pass a pre-employment drug test and background check.

Physical Requirements:

  • Light lifting (30lbs) associated with working in routine office environment.

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, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or other legally protected status.

Our railroad maintenance division, Transdev Rail, Inc, provides an integrated suite of railroad maintenance, project oversight, and construction services.

Job Locations USA-FL-Miami

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (11/17/2021 12:11 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-15934

Position Category Administrative/Clerical/Payroll/HR/Accounting

Internal Reference 782

Company/Division Transdev Rail