Republic Services Manager Financial Accounting in Phoenix, Arizona
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POSITION SUMMARY: The Manager, Financial Accounting is responsible for overseeing and managing the daily operations of the general ledger accounting team that includes, but is not limited to, ensuring compliance with accounting policies and procedures, performing complex various accounting functions, supervising the accounting and reporting system activities, and preparing accurate financial transactions postings and financial reports.
Assists the team in continuing to leverage existing technology and accounting knowledge to increase department efficiency, streamline the monthly close process, and improve Financial Accounting processes.
Aggregates and provides information to support financial audits.
Designs and develops required reports for reporting and analyzing actual financial results.
Provides support for any internal and external audits as required.
Manages the corporate forecasting process
Supports the Human Resources organization with monthly headcount reporting
Supports the Environmental Accounting team with forecasting and budget models
Executes the Management Incentive Plan with support from the Compensation organization
Plans, schedules, and manages work of the general ledger team accounting unit within the established accounting policies of the organization. Ensures staff adheres to policies and procedures set by management and coordinates the implementation of policies and procedures.
Prepares and supervises the preparation of complete and accurate account reconciliations.
Completes accounting duties in an effective and efficient manner that will ensure financial accounts are accurate, complete and meets all Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements. Ensures accounts are stated in accordance with company policy.
Monitors records of the accounts and ensures financial results are reflected accurately and completely.
Aggregates and supports key financial information used in the Company’s monthly internal reporting, and quarterly and annual external reporting.
Maintains current knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) requirements and incorporates these requirements in accounting activities.
Manages the month-end financial close process including the preparation of journal entries and reviewing of journal entries created by staff accountants.
Reconciles and fully analyzes financial statements in accordance with GAAP and company policy.
Prepares and/or reviews account reconciliations.
Functions as an expert to provide guidance and direction to the internal customer organization. Where appropriate, explains how accounting estimates are derived in assigned areas.
Authors and maintains content of various financial accounting policies.
Prepares and provides quarterly variance explanations to management.
Trains, mentors, coaches and evaluates the progress of the department’s personnel.
Maintains strict confidentiality in managing the activities of the accounting function.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.
Thorough knowledge of company accounting policies and generally accepted accounting principles.
Strong analytical skills for monitoring accounting records and resolving accounting problems.
Ability to maintain confidentiality concerning financial data.
Expert understanding of SOX requirements and testing procedures.
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.