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Accountant I

Company: Veolia North America
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

Company DescriptionAbout Veolia North AmericaA subsidiary of Veolia Group, Veolia North America (VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste and energy management services, including water, and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education, and municipality customers throughout North America. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Veolia North America has approximately 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent. Please visit our website DescriptionBENEFITSVeolia's comprehensive benefits package includes paid time off policies, as well as health, dental and vision insurance. In addition, employees are also entitled to participate in an employer sponsored 401(k) plan, to save for retirement. - Pay and benefits for employees represented by a union are outlined in their collective bargaining agreement. -Position Purpose: -The Accountant I is responsible for performing professional accounting duties in support of various accounting functions. They will assist with the completion of the month-end close and ensure accuracy in accordance with IFRS and GAAP standards.Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Complete month-end close tasks for multiple operating facilities to ensure accuracy.
  • Prepare journal entries and maintain proper supporting documentation.
  • Reconcile Balance Sheet accounts monthly and follow up on open items.
  • Month end consolidated reporting (Vector).
  • Assist with audit, and ad-hoc requests.Work Environment:
    • Office environment
    • Limited travel may be requested.QualificationsEducation/Experience/Background:
      • Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration preferred.
      • 0-2 years of related work experience.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
        • Attention to detail, and good planning, organization, and time management skills.
        • Strong oral and written communication skills.
        • Ability to organize and manage varying tasks.
        • Work effectively with interruptions.
        • Ability to work autonomously.
        • Understanding of fundamental accounting concepts.
        • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Excel, and Google Suite.
        • Ability to handle confidential or sensitive information or issues.
        • Demonstrate ability to work in a team environment.
        • Willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.Physical Requirements:
          • Frequent long-term periods of sitting while operating computer.
          • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to -press and operate the computer keyboard, calculator, and telephone keypad. -Additional InformationWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

Keywords: Veolia North America, Milwaukee , Accountant I, Accounting, Auditing , Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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