Jobs at Waste Management – Accountant II

Website Waste Management

Job Description:

The Accountant II will be a key member of the External Reporting group and will complement the department’s other accounting resources. The position requires a general understanding of U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (“US GAAP”) and SEC regulations.

Job Responsibilities:

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

  • Assist with the review of revenue contracts.
  • Assist with the financial reporting for employee benefit plans and captive insurance companies.
  • Collect and analyze financial data, and perform additional analysis as required.
  • Coordinate with our external auditors to ensure timely completion of our quarterly review and annual audit.
  • Assist with the maintenance and application of internal controls; and
  • Assist with special projects within the Accounting function, as needed.
  • Assist with drafting of financial statements and footnote disclosures for SEC filings. Coordinate efforts with internal departments and external groups to gather financial and non-financial information for use in SEC filings.
  • Ensure compliance with SEC XBRL filing requirements.
  • Assist internal departments with researching and interpreting US GAAP and SEC regulations.
  • Assist with evaluating the accounting consequences of potential transactions and provide input and suggestions to planned and proposed agreements, as requested.

Job Requirements:

  • Exceptional business acumen.
  • None required, however, CPA or pursuing CPA preferred.
  • General understanding of US GAAP, Sarbanes Oxley and SEC regulations;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; and
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree (accredited)
  • Experience: A minimum of three years of relevant work experience (in addition to education requirement).

Job Details:

Company: Waste Management

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Houston, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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