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Republic Services Sr Manager 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 Manager, SEC Reporting & Technical Accounting is responsible for managing external financial reporting requirements, general accounting, and a variety of technical accounting matters. The Senior Manager, SEC Reporting & Technical Accounting manages the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filings and reporting processes and interacts frequently with the Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, Controllers Group, Internal Audit Department, External Auditors, and field personnel.

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversees compilation of SEC public filings, including completeness and accuracy of financial statements and disclosures in Form 10-Q/K and Form 8-K filings.

  • Serves as company-wide subject matter expert for an array of complex accounting areas (e.g., stock compensation expense, statement of cash flows, valuation methodologies, derivatives/hedging, and purchase accounting, including opening balance sheets and settlements of net working capital, etc.).

  • Creates, generates, and reviews reports used in the Company’s monthly close (generally using Essbase, Oracle and Excel). Oversees the creation of reports that support the filing of financial information to be filed, or furnished, with the SEC. Coordinates with various stakeholders across the Company (e.g., EY, Legal, Investor Relations, Treasury, FAP, etc.) to support the compilation of SEC public filings.

  • Assists with the oversight of the Company’s external auditors and coordinates with field for statutory/contract audits.

  • Supports Field Finance with technical accounting issues/questions, analyses, and conclusions.

  • Oversees coordination with External Audit, Treasury, and Legal to support public debt offerings.

  • Performs risk assessments to design an effective control environment, and effectively performs key internal controls (for high-risk processes).

  • Coordinates with the Market Planning & Development Department to execute the company’s plan for acquisitions and divestitures, including but not limited to engaging in deal structure, due diligence and negotiation.

  • Manages and develops staff.

  • Supports the External Reporting management team in cultivating an engaging environment for team members.

  • Oversees creation and maintenance of company-wide accounting policies, including the adoption of new accounting standards.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance, or Master of Business Administration (MBA), or related field of study.

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

  • Experience working with Oracle and Essbase, or similar general ledger systems, reporting tools and database tools.

  • At least 3 years of experience working for a public (Big 4 or Tier II National) accounting firm serving a public registrant(s).

  • At least 2 years of experience leading an External Reporting function that involved SEC reporting and accounting research.

  • At least 1 year of experience overseeing a month- and quarter-end accounting close process.

  • Experience leading a mid-sized team of between 3 to 10 individuals.

  • Experience authoring technical accounting position memorandums.

  • Experience authoring accounting policies for a public company.

  • Strong systems skills, including Excel, general ledger, reporting and database skills.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, or a related discipline.

  • Minimum of 8 years of combined public (Big 4 or Tier II National) accounting experience or public company 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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