Company: Republic Services
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: January 15, 2020
Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and
non-hazardous solid waste. Through our subsidiaries, Republics
collection companies, recycling centers, transfer stations, and
landfills focus on providing effective solutions to make proper
waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers. Well handle
it from here., our brand promise, lets customers know they can
count on Republic to provide a superior experience while fostering
a sustainable Blue Planet for future generations to enjoy a
cleaner, safer and healthier world. Why Work with Us Our Company
cannot thrive without great people devoted to serving customers,
the community and the planet. We hire the best people to make
Republic a great place to work. We are focused on attracting
talented individuals across professions who are as committed to
serving customers and the planet as we are. We strive to create a
workplace that's meaningful and rewarding to our 33,000 employees.
That's why we are proud to be recognized as Best Large Employer by
Forbes, Worlds Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere, and Human
Rights Campaign Foundations 2018 Corporate Equality Index.POSITION
SUMMARY: With general direction, utilizing an understanding of
accounting principles, the Division Accountant performs accounting
activities to record, analyze and monitor financial information.
The Division Accountant prepares financial reports in a manner that
ensures accuracy and compliance with company accounting policies.
The Division Accountant may act as a resource for accounting and
general administrative staff and is responsible for a broad array
of accounting duties.PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare journal
entries and document business transactions. Prepares monthly and
quarterly operational performance reports. In doing so, utilizes
discretion and judgment as to matters of significance.
- Assists the Business Unit Finance Manager in ensuring there are
proper internal controls in place including compliance with company
policies and procedures, Sarbanes Oxley and all other statutory
requirements. In doing so, utilizes discretion and judgment as to
matters of significance.
- Reconciles balance sheet accounts and statistical data and
fully analyses financial statements in accordance with GAAP and
- May assist the Business Unit Finance Manager in the management
of accounting personnel. May provide direction to the different
accounting functional areas (invoice processing, billing, cash
receipts, work order processing, credit analysis, receivable
collections, month-end close, journal entries, statistical data,
- Supports the Business Unit Finance Manager during the annual
budget and interim forecasting process and assists with analytical
- Supports the accounting aspects of capital expenditures,
transfers and retirements.
- Assists with periodic financial audits including internal
audits, external audits and peer reviews.
- Provides support and responds to information requests from
corporate (accounting, tax, treasury, IT, HR, sales, environmental
compliance, legal, etc.) as well as region and area field financial
management as required.
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned or
- A thorough knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted
Accounting Principals (GAAP).
- Have MS Excel skills at an intermediate level.
- Must be able to demonstrate initiative to thoughtfully and
fully research and follow up on non-standard situations to ensure
compliance with company policies and procedures.
- Effective and professional interpersonal communication across
various levels of the organization and with external customers and
- Strong analytical skills.
- Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and meet
- Ability to complete projects and assignments with minimal
- Strong organizational skills and ability to work in
high-volume, fast-paced environment.
- Ability to work effectively, cooperatively and efficiently
within a team environment.
- Experience with general ledger software and other programs
consistently used in industry.
- Experience with Lawson accounting software and other programs
consistently used in industry.
- MBA and/or CPA designation.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
- A Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or closely related
field of study.Rewarding Compensation and BenefitsEligible
employees can elect to participate in: Comprehensive medical
benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage. Health care
and dependent care spending accounts. Short- and long-term
disability. Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment
insurance. Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP). Employee
discount programs. 401(k) plan with a generous company match.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).The statements used herein are
intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being
performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to
be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and
skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do
not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change
at the discretion of the Company.Republic Services is an equal
opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran
status, relationship or association with a protected veteran
(spouses or other family members), genetic information, or any
other characteristic protected by applicable law.We work for Earth.
Every day, we come to work with two purposes in mind serving our
customers and doing our part to preserve our Blue Planet. Our
commitment to both has led to such things as landfill innovations,
solar energy projects, community education designed to teach people
to properly recycle, ongoing efforts to reduce our vehicle
emissions and improving safety through technologyto name a few. To
put it simply, we are 35,000 guardians of the environment, striving
to make the world a better place.Republic Services is more than a
recycling and waste services company. We are a company dedicated to
turning waste into possibilities. Together, united under the
Republic Star, we are working for a cleaner, safer and healthier
world where people thrive, not just for today, but for generations
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