Assistant Division Controller
Republic Services - Greenville, SC

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We have a Assistant Division Controller position open in Greenville, SC and will be accepting applications January 30, 2013 through February 3, 2013.

The Assistant Division Controller assists the Division Controller in managing the accounting workflow, providing accounting direction and analytical support to division management. This includes providing direction and acting as a resource to accounting and general administrative staff to ensure complete, accurate, and timely of work.

Performs complex accounting activities to record, analyze and monitor financial information.
Responsible for monthly reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts.
Prepares and reviews required supporting documentation and financial statements to ensure compliance with GAAP and company policies and procedures.
Assists the Division Controller in the management of accounting personnel. Provides direction to the different accounting functional areas (invoice processing, billing, cash receipts, work order processing, credit analysis, receivable collections, month-end close, journal entries, statistical data, and payroll).
Assists the division controller in the management of the accounting workflow across all division departments (sales, customer service, operations, HR, etc.). Ensures there are proper internal controls in place including compliance with company policies and procedures, Sarbanes Oxley and all other statutory requirements.
Ensures that all internal and external reporting deadlines are met.
Assists the division controller with the training and development of accounting staff at the division. Provides direction and acts as a resource to accounting and general administrative staff to ensure complete, accurate, and timely completion of work.
May provide accounting assistance and support to the corporate, regional and/or area leadership as necessary.
Assists the division controller with accounting direction and analytical support for other departments in the division (general management, sales, operations, maintenance, customer service, etc.)
Assists the division controller with pricing and profitability analysis, commercial and municipal bids, and any market development projects.
Supports the division controller 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.) as well as region and area field financial management as required.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent

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A thorough knowledge of Accounting or Finance obtained from a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or closely related field of study.
A minimum of 3 years related accounting or financial experience.

MBA and/or Certified Public Accounting (CPA) license.
Supervisory or lead experience at a progressively responsible level.
Waste or transportation experience.

A thorough knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principals (GAAP), Sarbanes-Oxley 404, and compliance requirements of other financial statutes.
The ability to professionally interact and communicate with the region, area and division leadership team as well as staff and customers to accomplish goals in an effective manner.
Must be able to demonstrate initiative to thoughtfully research and follow up on non-standard situations to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.
Must be able to effectively coach, mentor and train others to meet performance expectations as described above.
Must be able to work through others to accomplish goals and objectives.
The ability to establish processes and procedures to ensure effective department workflow.
The ability to track, measure and manage performance.
Have MS Excel skills at an intermediate level.
Strong analytical skills.
Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
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 environment.

Experience with Lawson accounting software.
Advanced skill level with Excel.


The following machines, tools, equipment and/or software are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position.Actual machines, tools, equipment and/or software used will vary.

Office equipment including, but not limited to, computer, phone, fax machine, copier and calculator.
MS Office including Word, Excel, Project and PowerPoint.
Company information systems applications including but not limited to Lawson, InfoPro, TRUX and ePro.

The following environmental/atmospheric working conditions are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position. The actual working conditions will vary.

Position may require long work hours, including some weekends and holiday work.
This role generally operates in an office environment in which limited exposure to hazardous working conditions exists. Physical requirements include the ability to operate office equipment, sit for long periods of time throughout the day and the ability to work in a fast paced environment.
Limited travel may be required.

Republic Services is a dynamic company that offers a competitive salary and benefits package including major medical coverage, supplemental insurance programs, retirement benefits, and paid vacation and holidays.

Republic Services promotes a drug-free and alcohol-free workplace and conducts pre-employment drug testing.


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