Responsible for assisting in the compilation, review, and analyses of all Accounting (including book close, accounting research, etc.) for functional line items, as assigned, across all Treatment Solutions business units. Provide support for assigned Treatment Solutions Business Units for accounting, financial reporting and other ad hoc requirements. Implement change management initiatives to establish and/or improve the Company''s accounting performance and reporting capabilities. Assist in partnering with other departments in providing accounting expertise to achieve financial integrity."Key Accountabilities:
Assist in the accounting and reporting of assigned functional financial line items for all Treatment Solutions Business Units including but not limited to the preparation, analyzes and review of income, balance sheet and cash flow statements, various other accounting statements, reports and work papers.
Analyzes financial statement results and prepares performance actual to actuals variance analysis/explanations on P/L & B/S accounts according to company policy and practices.
Analyzes and makes recommendations relative to accounting under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles relative to the areas of responsibility.
Assists in ensuring accuracy of financial statements and technical compliance to US GAAP, Internal Controls and company policy by review, verification, and analysis.
Participates in close process towards complete accuracy. Through analysis and collaboration with Business Units, understands business requirements and/or operational issues that may impact the financial statement and incorporates them as appropriate.
Analyzes and process journal entry requests with adequate support to comply with internal controls.
Analyzes balance sheet accounts to ensure all items are clearly identified aged and have support to stand on their own.
Assists in conducting and completing special studies and helps to develop and recommend accounting or rate case analysis/reporting methods and procedures.
Compiles or assists in preparing schedules which analyze account activity on a quarterly and year-end basis as required, to meet the requirements of external auditors.
Assists in compiling data and works with Business Units to create financial statements and schedules to be included in quarterly and annual audited and regulatory reports for assigned areas of responsibility and business units.
Prepares and analyzes assigned required rate case responses and rate case pro forma adjustments.
Identifies and helps develop process improvements to increase efficiency and effectiveness of current activities.
Performs and analyzes special projects on an assigned basis.
MUST have expertise with SAP
MUST have proven and highlighted experience with Bank Reconciliations
MUST have proven and highlighted experience with Accounting Reconciliations
Bachelor''s Degree in Accounting required or work equivalent if degree is in Business Administration.
Proven track record of process improvements.
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products, including pivot and look-up table functionalities.
Good knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
Good communication skills, both written and oral.
Good quantitative, analytical, systemic and problem solving skills.
Prior knowledge and experience with PeopleSoft, SAP or other ERP software a plus.
Team player with strong personal presence.
SOX and controls knowledge sufficient to maintain high operating level of control environment.