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Senior Financial Analyst - External Reporting in Phoenix, AZ

About Us
Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection companies, recycling centers, transfer stations, and landfills focus on providing effective solutions to make proper waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers. We’ll handle it from here., our brand promise, lets customers know they can count on Republic to provide a superior experience while fostering a sustainable Blue Planet for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world.

Why Work with Us
Our Company cannot thrive without great people devoted to serving customers, the community, and the planet. 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 strive to create a workplace that's meaningful and rewarding to our 33,000 employees. That's why we are proud to be recognized as Best Large Employer by Forbes, World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere, and One of the Most Meaningful Companies to Work for in America by Business Insider.

Job Description
The Senior Financial Analyst, External Reporting assists the External Reporting team in the production of timely and accurate U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and other external filings (i.e., Form 10-K, Form 10-Q, DEF 14A, and Registration Statements / Security Offerings) as well as applicable internal reports. The Senior Financial Analyst is also responsible for preparing and analyzing certain account reconciliations in connection with the Company’s monthly close process and completing other various projects as determined on an ad hoc basis. The Senior Financial Analyst works closely with the Corporate and Field organizations to ensure accounting issues are appropriately identified, analyzed, and documented in technical position memos and reported in external reports and internal presentations. The Senior Financial Analyst also utilizes knowledge of technical accounting matters, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), and SEC regulations to effectively and efficiently perform reporting requirements and assist the Company in ensuring reporting compliance.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities


Preferred Qualifications


Principal Responsibilities
• Completes or assists with the creation of ad hoc analysis, reports and other projects using Essbase data extracts from Lawson and other system tools.
• Assists in preparation of the monthly internal financial reporting package.
• Prepares and reviews account reconciliations and rollforwards in connection with the Company’s monthly close process. Reviews and validates reconciliations and makes suggestions for improvements.
• Assists with complex accounting areas, including stock-based compensation, derivatives and other financial instruments, acquisitions, asset retirement obligations (AROs), legal accruals, revenue recognition, and leases.
• Regularly interacts with the Corporate and Field organizations to assist in the identification, analysis and research of technical accounting issues resulting from the Company’s operations.
• Assists with the implementation of new accounting and reporting requirements, including the new revenue and leasing standards.
• Assists in the preparation of reports that include financial statements, footnotes and other financial information filed with, or furnished to, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) such as 10-Ks, 10-Qs, 8-Ks, proxy statements, registration statements and annual reports; maintains related documentation; and maintains XBRL tagging and related support files.
• Monitors current developments related to accounting standard setting bodies and remains current on technical accounting literature to identify/assess possible changes to accounting policies and practices. Examples include SEC, FASB, PCAOB, Technical Bulletins and other accounting policy and practice pronouncements.
• Maintains and updates, as applicable, the Company’s accounting policy manuals.
• Assists with maintaining Company processes and procedures related to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (SOX).
• Assists the team in continuing to leverage existing technology and accounting knowledge to increase department efficiency and streamline the close and External Reporting processes.
• Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent. The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required by personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related field (required).
• Minimum of 3 years of combined public and corporate accounting experience (required).
• Master’s degree in Accounting, Economics, or Finance, MBA, or related disciplines.
• Certified Public Accountant.
• Knowledge of technical accounting matters, GAAP and SEC regulations.
• Knowledge of Lawson general ledger package, Essbase reporting tool.

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).


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, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Posted Date:11/28/2017 5:05:25 PM
Job Type: Exempt
Req #: 37883BR
Location: 04218: Phoenix-18500 N Allied Way,
Job Category: Accounting/Finance
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