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Accountant III

Waste Management

This is a Full-time position in Houston, TX posted July 31, 2021.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/VeteranWaste 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 highly 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.* Prepares highly complex journal entries for entry into the general ledger system on a monthly basis by collecting necessary data, analyzing and/or allocating costs and preparing audit trail support for the journal entries.* Analyzes general ledger accounts for accuracy; analyzes accrual accounts to ensure proper accruals.* Collects and analyzes financial data and prepares monthly combined financial statements 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.* Assists with the preparation of year-end closings.

Prepares annual long-term and short-term financial statements in compliance with accounting guidelines and GAAP.

Assists in the preparation of working papers for the annual audit.* Provides expertise and guidance to other Finance 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 consolidations entries to consolidate financial results.* Assists with the maintenance and application of internal controls.* Prepares highly advanced financial reports in a timely and accurate manner; and completes individual analytical projects in a satisfactory manner given abstract project guidelines.* Assists departmental managers/directors with supervision and delegation of workflow to other team members as appropriate.*_III.

Supervisory Responsibilities_*This role will manage an Accountant I position.*_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) in Accounting or in lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and five years of relevant work experience.

Master’s Degree (accredited) in Accounting/Finance a plus.* Experience: Five years of relevant work experience (in addition to the education requirement), preferably with two years of public accounting experience._B.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements_* CPA preferred._C.

Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required_* Expert accounting; solid understanding of GAAP, specifically around mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, consolidations, equity, Goodwill assessment and impairments.*_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.If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for, please click “Apply.”**Job:** **Accounting/Audit/Finance***Title:** *Accountant III***Location:** *Texas-Houston***Requisition ID:** *21006206*

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