Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the
leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North
America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence,
professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million
customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets
throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer
stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production
In the External Reporting
department, you will be part of a dynamic team where you can add value but also
learn, develop and move forward in your career!
This is a key role as you will work with a variety of business areas,
develop partnerships with business leaders, and make an impact with your solid
The position of
Accountant II is located in our Houston, TX Corporate office and reports to the
Manager, External Reporting & Technical Accounting.
I. Job Summary
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.
II. Essential Duties and
To perform this job successfully, an
individual must be able to perform the essential duties satisfactorily.
Other minor duties may be assigned.
+ 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.
+ Responsibilities may include booking journal entries
and preparing account reconciliations for certain accounts during month
+ Ensure compliance with SEC XBRL filing requirements.
+ Research, interpret and communicate US GAAP and SEC
regulations. Assist with the implementation of new accounting standards,
including developing accounting policies and procedures and financial
+ Assist with evaluating the accounting consequences of
potential transactions and provide input and suggestions to planned and
proposed agreements, as requested.
+ Coordinate with our external auditors to ensure timely
completion of our quarterly review and annual audit.
+ Assist in the financial reporting for employee benefit
plans and captive insurance companies.
+ Assist with the maintenance and application of internal
+ Assist with special projects within the Accounting
function, as needed.
III. Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory duties.
The requirements listed below are
representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.
A. Education and Experience
+ Education: Bachelor’s Degree (accredited) or in
lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and four years of
relevant work experience.
+ Experience: Three years of relevant work experience (in
addition to education requirement).
B. Certificates, Licenses,
Registrations or Other Requirements
+ None required, however, CPA or pursuing CPA preferred.
C. Other Knowledge, Skills or
+ General understanding of US GAAP, Sarbanes Oxley and
+ Strong written and verbal communication skills; and
+ Exceptional business acumen.
V. 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.
Normal setting for this job is:
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.
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- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Long Term Disability
- Paid sick days
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Retirement / Pension Plans
- Prescription Drug Coverage
- Vacation/paid time off
- Life Insurance
- Stock Options