Republic Services Assistant Division Controller in Lake Havasu City, Arizona
Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste disposal. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection operations, transfer stations, recycling processing centers, landfills and environmental services provide effective solutions to make recycling and waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers nationwide. Our 36,000 employees working in 42 states are committed to providing a superior customer experience while helping ensure a cleaner, safer and healthier world for future generations.
Why Work with Us
At Republic Services, we strive to create a workplace that is meaningful and rewarding at every level of our organization. Our employees thrive in an atmosphere where safety is revered, and each person can be a compassionate steward of our environment. We hire the best people to make Republic a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We’re proud to be recognized on Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies, Forbes World’s Most Innovative Companies, Forbes Best Employers for Women, Forbes Best Large Employers and Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies lists. Republic is also the only company in our industry that is a certified Great Place to Work.
POSITION SUMMARY: With limited direction and a thorough understanding of accounting principles, the Assistant Division Controller assists the Business Unit Finance Manager in managing the accounting workflow, providing accounting direction and analytical support to division management. This includes providing direction and acting as a resource to accounting and general administrative staff to ensure complete, accurate, and timely work.
Performs complex accounting activities to record, analyze and monitor financial information.
Responsible for monthly reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts.
Prepares and reviews required supporting documentation and financial statements to ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principals (GAAP) and Company policies and procedures.
Assists the Business Unit Finance Manager in the management of accounting personnel. Provides direction to the different accounting functional areas (invoice processing, billing, cash receipts, work order processing, credit analysis, receivable collections, month-end close, journal entries, statistical data, and payroll).
Assists the Business Unit Finance Manager in the management of the accounting workflow across all division departments (sales, customer service, operations, HR, etc.). Ensures there are proper internal controls in place including compliance with Company policies and procedures, Sarbanes Oxley and all other statutory requirements.
Ensures that all internal and external reporting deadlines are met.
May provide accounting assistance and support to the corporate and/or area leadership as necessary.
Assists the Business Unit Finance Manager with pricing and profitability analysis, commercial and municipal bids, and any market development projects.
Supports the Business Unit Finance Manager during the annual budget and interim forecasting process and assists with analytical review.
Supports the accounting aspects of capital expenditures, transfers and retirements.
Assists with periodic financial audits including internal audits, external audits and peer reviews.
Provides support and responds to information requests from corporate (accounting, tax, treasury, IT, HR, sales, environmental compliance, legal, etc.) as well as area field financial management as required.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.
A thorough knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principals (GAAP), Sarbanes-Oxley 404, and compliance requirements of other financial statutes.
Must be able to demonstrate initiative to thoughtfully research and follow up on non-standard situations to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.
Must be able to effectively coach, mentor and train others to meet performance expectations as described above.
Must be able to work through others to accomplish goals and objectives.
The ability to establish processes and procedures to ensure effective department workflow.
The ability to track, measure and manage performance.
Have MS Excel skills at an advanced skill level.
Strong analytical skills.
Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
Ability to complete projects and assignments with minimal direction.
Strong organizational skills and ability to work in high-volume, fast-paced environment.
Ability to work effectively and efficiently within a team environment.
Experience with Lawson accounting software.
MBA and/or Certified Public Accounting (CPA) license.
Supervisory or lead experience at a progressively responsible level.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or closely related field of study.
Minimum of 3 years related accounting or financial experience.
Rewarding Compensation and Benefits
Eligible employees can elect to participate in:
• Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.
• Health care and dependent care spending accounts.
• Short- and long-term disability.
• Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.
• Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).
• Employee discount programs.
• 401(k) plan with a generous company match.
• Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).
The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.
Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, relationship or association with a protected veteran (spouses or other family members), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
We work for Earth. Every day, we come to work with two purposes in mind – serving our customers and doing our part to preserve our Blue Planet®. Our commitment to both has led to such things as landfill innovations, solar energy projects, community education designed to teach people to properly recycle, ongoing efforts to reduce our vehicle emissions and improving safety through technology—to name a few. To put it simply, we are 35,000 guardians of the environment, striving to make the world a better place.
Republic Services is more than a recycling and waste services company. We are a company dedicated to turning waste into possibilities. Together, united under the Republic Star, we are working for a cleaner, safer and healthier world where people thrive, not just for today, but for generations to come.