Post #39228

Accountant II | Administrator

Waste Management of Louisiana, LLC
Job Description

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

 

Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength.  WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.

 
I. Job Summary

Applies moderately complex principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports, and coordinates the implementation of accounting control.

 

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties satisfactorily.  Other minor duties may be assigned and may vary by location.  

  • Analyzes accounts for accuracy; analyzes accrual accounts to ensure proper accruals.

  • Collects and analyzes financial data and prepares monthly combined financial statements, invoices and reports. Performs additional analysis for explanatory text required for reports and statement. Coordinates preparation of monthly financial package and reviews for accuracy.

  • Participates in monthly financial meetings for discussion and review of monthly financial reports.  

  • Provides guidance to other personnel for proper internal and external financial accounting procedures and their application.

  • Assists with the preparation of annual budgets, updates, and strategic plans for assigned areas. Coordinates preparation of monthly combining entries to combine financial results.

  • Prepares quarterly consolidation report for consolidation.

  • Assists with the maintenance and application of internal controls.

  • Prepares moderately complex financial reports in a timely and accurate manner; and completes individual analytical projects in a satisfactory manner given abstract project guidelines.

  • Receives and/or distributes funds related to the assigned area of responsibility.

  • Posts journal, ledger and/or voucher books of accounts from advanced supporting data by hand or machine.

  • Balances individual account books.

  • Handles accounts payables and receivables

  • Prepares and mails bills and/or statements, and prepares lists of outstanding payables.

  • May prepare summary sheets or other work papers for supervisor's use in preparing comprehensive financial statements.

  • Maintains and updates department files, records and publications; maintains confidential files and materials.

  • May audit and proof accounting or other reports for clerical accuracy.

  • Administers programs, projects and/or processes specific to the operation unit supported.

  • Position will require up to 50% travel.

III. Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory duties.

 
IV. Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

 

A. Education and Experience

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree (accredited) or in lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and four years of accounting experience.

  • Experience: Three years of accounting experience (in addition to education requirement).

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

  • Advanced experience with MS Excel

  • Financial systems experience

  • Accounts payable/receivable experience

  • Industrial industry experience strongly preferred

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

  • Intermediate accounting, accounts payable, and/or accounts receivable knowledge may be required.

  • This position will require 50% travel.

  • Willingness to support team with administrative tasks as needed.

 
V. Work Environment

Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

Normal setting for this job is: office setting

 

Benefits
At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability.  As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more!  Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days.  Please note that benefits may vary by site.

 

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