Republic Services Manager, Financial Support-Field in Phoenix, Arizona
Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste disposal. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection operations, transfer stations, recycling processing centers, landfills and environmental services provide effective solutions to make recycling and waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers nationwide. Our 36,000 employees working in 41 states and Puerto Rico are committed to providing a superior customer experience while helping ensure a cleaner, safer and healthier world for future generations.
Why Work with Us
At Republic Services, we strive to create a workplace that is meaningful and rewarding at every level of our organization. Our employees thrive in an atmosphere where safety is revered, and each person can be a compassionate steward of our environment. 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’re proud to be recognized on Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies, Forbes World’s Most Innovative Companies, Forbes Best Employers for Women, Forbes Best Large Employers and Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies lists. Republic is also the only company in our industry that is a certified Great Place to Work.
The Manager, Financial Support (Field) reports to the Senior Manager, Financial Support (Field) and is responsible for supporting the VP of Operations Effectiveness and Senior Finance leaders by working with field Finance and Operating functions to provide analytical, forecasting and financial improvement tracking information. The role is primarily responsible for review of aggregation of financial results, creating forecasts reflecting process and operating improvements, and leading profit and margin improvement analytical projects. This position plays a key role in identifying opportunities for gross margin expansion. The Manager, Financial Support (Field) provides our VP of Operations Effectiveness, Senior Vice President of Operations Effectiveness, Vice President Financial Support (Field) and Senior Vice President Finance Support (Field) with support for all facets of project improvement including risk identification, root cause analysis, and identification of opportunities for margin enhancement. This position will also engage with all levels of the organization ranging from local field managers to Executive Vice Presidents.
Provides support to VP of Operations Effectiveness and Senior Manager, Field Support (Field).
Performs financial analysis, forecasting, strategic planning and interprets financial data.
Coordinates improvement plans for underperforming Lines of Business.
Tracks and reports on AOR action plan follow-up items and other correction action plans.
Identifies and implements process improvement plans arising from common Internal Audit findings.
Prepares supporting schedules and adhoc analysis.
Assists with the standardization of financial and statistical report distribution and identifies key metrics that should be measured and communicated at a consolidated level.
Assists with post-implementation reviews for acquisitions, municipal and other transactions requiring proformas.
Participates in the identification and facilitation of process improvements for the Business Unit Finance Manager.
Supports ongoing initiatives and helps develop metrics and tools to facilitate accountability.
Effectively communicates with internal and external customers including Senior Management and maintains confidentiality.
Manages multiple projects requiring finance knowledge and executes deadlines and work with minimal supervision.
Assists with other monthly and quarterly reporting requirements including support during the annual budget process.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.
Periodic travel is required for this role.
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or similar professional certification are recommended.
Experience conducting financial projects and statistical studies of a complex nature.
Field experience in the waste, manufacturing, or logistics industries recommended
Highly proficient Microsoft Excel skills, including development and use of financial models, pivot tables, graphs, macros and complex formulas.
Extensive Microsoft Word, Access, Power Point, and Outlook skills.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in financial analysis or accounting.
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.