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Job Summary

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

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 moderately 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 train 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 U.S. GAAP. Assists in the preparation of working papers for annual audit.
  • Provides 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 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.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory duties.

 Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

  • Intermediate accounting, accounts payable, and/or accounts receivable knowledge may be required.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook

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.

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.

 

PositionAccountant II
Job Category Accounting/Finance
Industry TypeWaste Management
Location of JobLos Angeles, CA
SalaryNS
Last Date to Apply15 December 2016
Desired Candidate's Profile
ExperienceThree years of relevant work experience (in addition to education requirement).
QualificationBachelor’s Degree (accredited) or in lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and four years of relevant work experience.
Contact Details
Contact NameHR
Contact Emailcareers[at]wm.com
Websitehttp://jobs.wm.com/search
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