Accountant II
Veolia North America

Newark, Delaware

Posted in Engineering


Job Info


Company Description

Veolia Group aims to be the benchmark company for ecological transformation. With nearly 220,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides game-changing solutions that are both useful and practical for water, waste and energy management. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources and replenish them. In 2021, the Veolia group provided 79 million inhabitants with drinking water and 61 million with sanitation, produced nearly 48 million megawatt hours and recovered 48 million tonnes of waste. Veolia Environnement (Paris Euronext: VIE) achieved consolidated revenue of 28,508 billion euros in 2021. www.veolia.com

Job Description

POSITION PURPOSE

This position performs accounting duties and financial analysis in support of various accounting and business functions. This will include assisting in the completion of month-end close, variance analysis, and ensuring compliance with accounting standards. This role will also include partner cross functionally to support other departments including Operations, Procurement, Accounts Payable, Customer Service, Logistics, Tax, and Information Systems. A successful candidate will live in both the big picture as well as in the details, and have a desire to help elevate the department to the next level.

PRIMARY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform month-end close activities and variance analysis for multiple production facilities.
  • Prepare monthly journal entries and expense accruals
  • Ensures the integrity of the data in the accounting system and ensures that system documentation and backup is in place.
  • Analyze product costing and profitability on a monthly basis
  • Assist with the maintenance and improvement of processes and controls associated with manufacturing costs and inventory valuation.
  • Establish and maintain strong business partnerships with other areas outside of the department to understand financial issues relevant to their functional areas.
  • Assists with the implementation of accounting systems, methods, procedures and controls.
  • Assist with internal/ external audit requests.

Qualifications

Education / Experience / Background

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Three to five years professional experience in cost accounting or financial analysis, preferably within a manufacturing environment
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and/or Google Sheets (vlookups, macros, pivot tables, etc.)
  • Experience with major ERP systems, preferably SAP (S4/Hana)

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Strong attention to detail and time management skills.
  • Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities.
  • Must demonstrate effective oral and written communication with all levels of the organization.
  • Self-starting, flexible and responsive; able to make independent decisions in a fast- paced environment
  • Passionate and curious to learn and to stretch abilities.
  • Ability to adapt to new systems and processes
  • Proactive and willingness to take initiative to solve problems and provide solutions
  • Ability to handle confidential or sensitive information or issues.

Required Certification / Licenses / Training

  • CPA, CMA, or MBA strongly preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug test.

Additional Information

A subsidiary of Veolia group, Veolia North America (VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste and energy management services, including water and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education and municipality customers throughout North America. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Veolia North America has more than 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent.



 



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