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Republic Services Finance Support Manager in Lee'S Summit, Missouri

Republic Services, Inc. is a leader in the U.S. environmental services industry. Through our subsidiaries, we provide superior customer experience while fostering a sustainable Blue Planet(r) for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world. Due to the nature of our industry, we make safety our top priority every day. We're dedicated to the safety of our employees, customers and the communities we serve.

Why Work with Us

We are guided by five essential core values - to be Respectful, Responsible, Reliable, Resourceful and Relentless in all we do, every day. We are reminded of these principles every time we see the five R's joined together to form the Republic Star. It's what makes us who we are and sets us apart from the competition. We are dedicated to doing our part to preserve the environment by creating a cleaner, safer and healthier world where people thrive - not just for today, but for generations to come.

We hire the best people to make Republic Services 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 employees at all levels of the organization. Apply today and join our team!

POSITION SUMMARY: This is a development role providing on-the-job training through a sequence of tasks, ultimately preparing the trainee for a BUFM or similar role. Under the supervision of the Area Director of Finance, the Finance Support Manager works with Area and Business Unit leaders to support projects, acquire all essential knowledge and build skills to become a Business Unit Finance Manager in one of the most stable industries in the U.S. Upon successful completion of the program, managers may be required to relocate, if they are placed into a BUFM or similar role in another part of the country.

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs complex accounting activities to record, analyze and monitor financial information.

  • Assists with monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts.

  • Prepares and reviews required supporting documentation and financial statements to ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Company policies and procedures.

  • Provides direction to the different accounting functional areas (invoice processing, billing, cash receipts, work order processing, month-end close, journal entries, statistical data, and payroll).

  • Assists with ensuring proper internal controls are in place, including compliance with Company policies and procedures, Sarbanes Oxley and all other statutory requirements.

  • Assists with ensuring all internal and external reporting deadlines are met.

  • Assists with pricing and profitability analysis, commercial and municipal bids, and market development projects.

  • Supports the Area Director of Finance during the annual budget and interim forecasting process and assists with analytical review.

  • 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.).

  • This position may require travel by air, car and/or other modes of transportation up to 75% of the time.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Sarbanes-Oxley 404, and compliance requirements of other financial statutes.

  • Ability to work through others to accomplish goals and objectives.

  • Advanced MS Excel skills including, but not limited to, gathering, structuring, and presenting data to a wide variety of audiences.

  • Strong analytical skills including critical thinking, problem solving, and data/metrics interpretation.

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to complete projects and assignments with minimal direction.

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work in high-volume, fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently within a team environment

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Have CPA, MBA, or will have within 12 months

  • Prior related accounting or financial experience.

  • Prior leadership experience.

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.

Rewarding Compensation and Benefits

Eligible 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 technology—to 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 to come.

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