Sr. Accountant; 202 E Winslow St. Middlebury, IN 46540

Position Title
Sr. Accountant; 202 E Winslow St. Middlebury, IN 46540


TITLE:                                Sr. Accountant 

LOCATION:                        Middlebury, IN 

REPORTS TO:                    General Manager – Cardinal Buses LLC 

EMPLOYEE:                       Full Time, Salaried



Financial Accounting (50%)

  1. Books month-end journal entries and prepares balance sheet reconciliations as part of month-end close.
  2. Reconciles intercompany accounts including interest and leased equipment.
  3. Prepares bank account reconciliations on a monthly basis.
  4. Manages notes payable schedules and books related entries.
  5. Reviews expense account detail for proper recording between accounts and periods.
  6. Generates month-end reporting package of the financial statements.
  7. Prepares cash flow statement and compiles the consolidating cash flow statement.
  8. Forecasts commercial service revenues and expenses and completes variance analysis of actuals vs. forecast.
  9. Completes full accounting for subsidiaries including monthly journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, and forecasting.
  10. Enters asset purchases and disposals within the fixed asset system, SAGE.
  11. Prepares the fixed asset forecast based on the fixed asset system.
  12. Assists with year-end review requests from the auditors.

General Accounting (50%)

  1. Reviews school bus transportation billing for accuracy against the contract, route board, and payroll records.
  2. Prepares fuel billing to school districts based on operational reports and inventory readings.
  3. Analyzes vehicle utilization by comparing the fleet to the work being performed.
  4. Reconciles bulk fuel inventory by reviewing tank readings against purchases and usage throughout the month.
  5. Performs ad hoc analysis of data and trends to drive business decisions.
  6. Reviews accounts payable weekly for appropriate coding within the system.
  7. Prepares fuel tax returns on a monthly/quarterly basis.
  8. Completes use tax return based on vendor invoices.


  • Quality Focus: Pays strong attention to detail, critically reviews data and information, and identifies irregularities to address them appropriately. Identifies areas for potential efficiencies and makes suggestions for processes improvements.
  • Communicates Effectively: Clearly conveys information to others using good oral, written and listening skills, keeps others updated of changes, and maintains a high level of confidentiality.
  • Customer Focus: Demonstrates a professional demeanor when responding to requests. Projects a positive image of oneself and the organization.
  • Teamwork: Works cooperatively with others providing a high level of customer service to both internal and external customers and treats others fairly and respectfully.  Reprioritizes tasks based on department needs.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.
  • 2-6 years’ experience in an accounting environment, including monthly financial close and reporting functions.
  • Advanced understanding of accounting concepts and principles.
  • Demonstrated skills involving the use of computers and other office equipment; Advanced level MS Excel required; Access, Outlook, and Word desirable. 


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