Republic Services Sr Financial Analyst, SEC Reporting & Technical Accounting in Phoenix, Arizona
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: The Senior Financial Analyst, SEC Reporting & Technical Accounting assists the External Reporting team in the production of timely and accurate U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and other external filings (i.e., Form 10-K, Form 10-Q, DEF 14A, and Registration Statements / Security Offerings) as well as applicable internal reports. The Senior Financial Analyst is also responsible for preparing and analyzing certain account reconciliations in connection with the Company’s monthly close process and completing other various projects as determined on an ad hoc basis. The Senior Financial Analyst works closely with the Corporate and Field organizations to ensure accounting issues are appropriately identified, analyzed, and documented in technical position memos and reported in external reports and internal presentations. The Senior Financial Analyst also utilizes knowledge of technical accounting matters, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and SEC regulations to effectively and efficiently perform reporting requirements and assist the Company in ensuring reporting compliance.
Completes or assists with the creation of ad hoc analysis, reports and other projects using Essbase data extracts from Lawson and other system tools.
Assists in preparation of the monthly internal financial reporting package.
Prepares and reviews account reconciliations and rollforwards in connection with the Company’s monthly close process. Reviews and validates reconciliations and makes suggestions for improvements.
Assists with complex accounting areas, including stock-based compensation, derivatives and other financial instruments, acquisitions, asset retirement obligations (AROs), legal accruals, revenue recognition, and leases.
Regularly interacts with the Corporate and Field organizations to assist in the identification, analysis and research of technical accounting issues resulting from the Company’s operations.
Assists with the implementation of new accounting and reporting requirements, including the new revenue and leasing standards.
Assists in the preparation of reports that include financial statements, footnotes and other financial information filed with, or furnished to, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) such as 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, proxy statements, registration statements and annual reports; maintains related documentation; and maintains XBRL tagging and related support files.
Monitors current developments related to accounting standard setting bodies and remains current on technical accounting literature to identify/assess possible changes to accounting policies and practices. Examples include SEC, FASB, PCAOB, Technical Bulletins and other accounting policy and practice pronouncements.
Maintains and updates, as applicable, the Company’s accounting policy manuals.
Assists with maintaining Company processes and procedures related to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX).
Assists the team in continuing to leverage existing technology and accounting knowledge to increase department efficiency and streamline the close and External Reporting processes.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.
Master’s degree in Accounting, Economics, or Finance, MBA, or related disciplines.
Certified Public Accountant.
Knowledge of technical accounting matters, GAAP and SEC regulations.
Knowledge of Lawson general ledger package, Essbase reporting tool.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related field.
Minimum of 3 years of combined public and corporate accounting experience.
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.