Accountant - General LedgerWaste Management, Inc. - Lombard, IL
Accountant - General Ledger','18002600','United States-Illinois-Lombard','','No','No','Day','Yes, 10 % of the Time','','','','','Exempt','Exempt','Accounting/Audit/Finance','!*!Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.
I. Job Summary
Applies moderately complex principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports, and coordinates the implementation of accounting control. Strategic partner with Operations Management to achieve Corporate goals. In this role you'll be using your technical accounting expertise to provide the following support: Month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing Quarterly balance sheet and P & L Fluctuation Analysis Monthly expense variance analysis Consolidation, inter-company transactions and reconciliations including foreign currency accounting Ensure accuracy of financial statements in accordance with GAAP and compliance to internal policies Manage Fixed Assets Balance sheet accounts reconciliations Property, sales and use tax and franchise tax returns Interface with management in various departments, including engineering, sales operations, IT and legal. Accounting Degree strongly preferred.
II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned and may vary by location.
Prepares moderately complex journal entries for entry into the general ledger system on a monthly basis by collecting necessary data, analyzing and/or allocating costs and preparing audit train support for the journal entries.
Analyzes general ledger accounts for accuracy; analyzes accrual accounts to ensure proper accruals.
Collects and analyzes financial data and prepares monthly combined financial statements and reports. Performs additional analysis for explanatory text required for reports and statement. Coordinates preparation of monthly financial package and reviews for accuracy.
Participates in monthly financial meetings for discussion and review of monthly financial reports.
Assists with the preparation of year-end closings. Prepares annual long-term and short-term financial statements in compliance with accounting guidelines and U.S. GAAP. Assists in the preparation of working papers for annual audit.
Provides guidance to other Finance personnel for proper internal and external financial accounting procedures and their application.
Assists with the preparation of annual budgets, updates, and strategic plans for assigned areas. Coordinates preparation of monthly combining entries to combine financial results.
Prepares quarterly consolidation report for consolidation.
Assists with the maintenance and application of internal controls.
Prepares moderately complex financial reports in a timely and accurate manner; and completes individual analytical projects in a satisfactory manner given abstract project guidelines.
III. Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory duties.
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.
A. Education and Experience
Education: Bachelor’s Degree (accredited) or in lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and four years of relevant work experience.
Experience: Three years of relevant work experience (in addition to education requirement).
B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
Intermediate accounting, accounts payable, and/or accounts receivable knowledge may be required.
V. Work Environment
Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Normal setting for this job is: office setting
BenefitsAt Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.
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Waste Management is the largest environmental solutions provider in North America, serving more than 20 million customers in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. As part of our strategy, we are committed to developing new waste solutions that can help communities and organizations achieve their green goals, including zero waste. With the largest network of recycling facilities, transfer stations and landfills in the industry, our entire business can adapt to meet the needs of every distinct customer group. In 2012, we worked with over 100 Fortune 500 companies and helped over 150 different communities become greener.
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