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Republic Services Finance Support Manager in Indianapolis, Indiana

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 41 states and Puerto Rico 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: This is a development role providing on-the-job training through a sequence of tasks, ultimately preparing the trainee for a Business Unit Finance Manager (BUFM) or similar role. Under the supervision of the Area Director of Finance, the Finance Support Manager works with Area and Business Unit leaders to support projects, acquire all essential knowledge and build skills to become a Business Unit Finance Manager in one of the most stable industries in the U.S. Upon successful completion of the program, managers may be required to relocate, if they are placed into a BUFM or similar role in another part of the country.

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs complex accounting activities to record, analyze and monitor financial information.

  • Assists with monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts.

  • Prepares and reviews required supporting documentation and financial statements to ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Company policies and procedures.

  • Provides direction to the different accounting functional areas (invoice processing, billing, cash receipts, work order processing, month-end close, journal entries, statistical data, and payroll).

  • Assists with ensuring proper internal controls are in place, including compliance with Company policies and procedures, Sarbanes Oxley and all other statutory requirements.

  • Assists with ensuring all internal and external reporting deadlines are met.

  • Assists with pricing and profitability analysis, commercial and municipal bids, and market development projects.

  • Supports the Area Director of Finance 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.).

  • This position may require travel by air, car and/or other modes of transportation up to 75% of the time.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Sarbanes-Oxley 404, and compliance requirements of other financial statutes.

  • Ability to work through others to accomplish goals and objectives.

  • Advanced MS Excel skills including, but not limited to, gathering, structuring, and presenting data to a wide variety of audiences.

  • Strong analytical skills including critical thinking, problem solving, and data/metrics interpretation.

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • 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 environmentMBA and/or Certified Public Accounting (CPA) license.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or closely related field of study

  • Minimum of 5 years related accounting or financial experience.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience supervising a team.

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.

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.

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