Job Description

Position Overview:

Reporting to, AAAHIs Corporate Controller (who is located in Lakewood, CO), the Regional Controller for All Aboard America! will be based in their primary facility in Mesa, AZ. This position will be a strong business partner (along with a dotted reporting line) to the General Manager, and upon hire, will join his leadership team.

This position will also be highly engaged in the day to day financial operations, and will support the Regional CEO and members of his team. Tasks will include assisting to (a) develop the Accounting and Finance processes, systems, and team needed to capture existing efficiency opportunities, (b) enhance reporting capabilities/deliverables including the identification of relevant KPIs, and use of actionable analysis, and (c) provide proactive recommendations by leveraging your subject matter expertise and experience for the business.

A strong cultural fit is essential. The Company is highly entrepreneurial and will require that you be very hands-on and extremely resourceful. It is essential that you possess the interpersonal skills to work successfully with the regional team and AAAHI corporate team. Your leadership skills will be drawn upon to ensure that your team executes seamlessly and works efficiently. Lastly, you will champion the Companys values, especially its commitment to Safety.

This position is based in Mesa, AZ.

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

Overall responsibility for, and leadership of all aspects of the Regional Accounting and Finance organization including timely reporting, internal controls, GAAP compliance, balance sheet and asset protection, process change, continuous improvement, and efficient organizational structure

Evaluate, design, implement, and maintain strong internal controls in a change environment. Develop and refine efficient policies and procedures consistent with the Companys desired internal control structure

Develop a high-performing team, recruit where necessary and dismiss any underperformers. Ensure that your direct reports have the necessary training and resources to do their jobs and ensure their goals are clearly articulated and measured. Make yourself available and give them quality time

Reporting:

Participate in developing an efficient monthly close process with a regional target close of 3 days

Direct the preparation of monthly and annual regional financial statements

Assist in the annual audit, financial statements, and footnotes

Assist in presentation of financial performance and KPI metrics at various levels of the organization

Develop financial and operational reports through Great Plains and other software systems

Budget and Planning:

Assist in development of the regional annual plan and periodic forecasts

Provide actionable variance analysis; ability to provide the key drivers of variances and present findings to regional and management audiences

Process Change and Continuous Improvement:

Help lead process Change Initiatives within the Accounting and Finance organization and potentially across multiple functional areas

Assist with the development of and implementation of standard materials ordering, work order recording and inventory system in each local market within the region (RTA)

Banking/Cash

Work closely with the local and corporate Finance Team to maintain strong cash flow, liquidity and A/R collections

Oversee management of Company credit cards, reporting, and monthly reconciliation

Manage the preparation of local tax compliance activities

Transactional Accounting:

Leadership and responsibility for all transaction accounting activities

Develop a strong Accounting team and develop all Accounting professionals (including field-based ones)

Identify and implement KPI measurement system for all transactional accounting activities and personnel

Develop and maintain transparent reporting of issues, communication of actions taken and elevation where appropriate

Take ownership for maintaining/monitoring records and renewals for all fleet records, operating licenses, permits, and certificates, local tax filing requirements, and contracts

Skills and Position Requirements:

7+ years of progressive Accounting experience with demonstrated results

4+ years of Accounting Management and supervisory experience; ability to energize others

Prior success working in geographically dispersed businesses, with frequent field interaction

Strong interpersonal and communication skills; team player who leads by example

Experienced recruiter one who hires strong performers and can develop them

Influencer one who can act as a diplomatic change agent; strong backbone

Strong GAAP knowledge

Outstanding analytical and technical skills (including financial modeling)

High ethical standards

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and multi-task, with time-sensitive deadlines

Ability to interpret financial information and provide guidance to the Executive Leadership team

Self-starter with exceptional work ethic

Skills and Position Requirements (continued):

Process-oriented; prefer one with knowledge in change disciplines such as Lean Manufacturing

Prior experience working with Acquisitions and integration strongly preferred

Can instill a strong sense of accountability and focus on results

Equipment/Software Used:

Great Plains Software

MS Office Suite - Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook

Education:

Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline

CPA (active license highly preferred)

Travel:

5% - 10%

About Us

At ALL ABOARD AMERICA! our entire team of professionals is dedicated to providing charter bus tours and travel experiences that ensure safety and comfort with a touch of luxury and a little excitement too! Offering nationwide and southwest bus tours with more than 5,000,000 miles yearly and more than 80 years of experience, we know what it takes to keep our fleet of luxury coaches moving safely across the miles to get our passengers where they want to go.

Our Services Include:

  • Offering Nationwide Motor Coach Charters
  • Southwest Bus Charters through Arizona, New Mexico and Texas
  • Bus Tours to National Parks like Grand Canyon, Yosemite, and Yellowstone
  • Bus Charters and Tours to Las Vegas and San Francisco
  • Contract Services
  • Corporate Bus Charters
  • Maintenance Services and more

What Sets Us Apart From All The Others:

  • Family Owned and Operated since 1936
  • Exceptional Safety Record
  • Dedicated Team of Professionals
  • Full-Service Safety Department
  • Full-Service In-house Maintenance Facility
  • Exclusive Member of International Motor Coach Group (IMG)
  • Member of United Motorcoach Association (UMA)

All Aboard America! is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and a proud member of IMG, the leading motor coach operator network in North America that is dedicated to providing premier ground transportation through elevated standards of performance.


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