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Director, Finance Projects

Company: Genesee & Wyoming
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

The person in this position manages the accounting and finance functions related to capital projects, rebillable projects, collections, and vehicle fleet for the Region including the preparation of monthly management reports, accompanying schedules/worksheets, and budget-versus-actual variance reports.

  • Manage a team of project accountants, collection supervisor and analysts, and fleet analyst.

  • Maintain and track expenses for capital projects and perform reconciliation of expenditures; update monthly capital-expenditure forecast; track and report the status of capital projects.

  • Support operations in budgeting, forecasting, variance analysis, and reporting on project and financial status.

  • Working knowledge of capital policy to determine expense vs capital recognition.

  • Evaluating potential capital expenditures for practicality and profitability.

  • Handle collections issues that have been escalated and require demand letters, cash payment term notifications, etc.

  • Responsible for the administrative needs of over 900 vehicles including new registrations and renewals, titles, plates and vehicle cards; processing disposals and sales of vehicles; capital planning of vehicle program.

  • Assist with other projects and perform other duties as assigned


    • Thorough understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)

    • Strong analytical, accounting, and problem-solving skills

    • Ability to effectively handle multiple projects at once

    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

    • Strong oral and written communication skills

    • Ability to communicate and present information to senior management

    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and accounting software programs


      • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field

      • At least three years of work experience or equivalent training

        This position is employed by the specific entity set forth in the job posting.
        Genesee & Wyoming Inc. and its subsidiary companies do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or any other protected status under federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Genesee & Wyoming, Jacksonville , Director, Finance Projects, Executive , Jacksonville, Florida

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