Senior Financial Analyst, Accounting Services

Republic Services - Scottsdale, AZ (30+ days ago)3.3

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 (Accounting Services) is responsible supporting the Accounting Services team, which includes providing reporting and other analysis to both internal and external customers. The Senior Financial Analyst (Accounting Services) also provides guidance and support regarding the financial systems, including interface error resolution, troubleshooting and testing while partnering with the field controllership group and various departments to provide financial analysis.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Proven knowledge of financial analysis and interpretation of financial data.

Strong MS Excel and data presentation skills.

Experience with Lawson accounting software.

Report writing experience using software such as Lawson Report Writer or Crystal Reports, including maintenance and build of new reports.

Experience with Standard Query Language (SQL), including the writing SQL queries.

Highly motivated and a self-starter.

Strong understanding of financial statements and familiarity with accounting systems.

Excellent self-review skills and ability to gather interpret and present information accurately to senior management.

Strong organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects, meet deadlines and work with minimal supervision.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external customers.

Team player, willing to learn and work with others to get the job done successfully.

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum of 3 years of combined public accounting (Big 4 or Tier II National) and corporate financial analysis or accounting experience.

CPA, CFA or similar professional certification.

Master’s degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance or Business Administration.

Principal Responsibilities

Researches, makes error corrections and monitors Lawson inbound and outbound sub-system interfaces, including but not limited to revenue, purchasing, travel and entertainment, credit card and cash.

Coordinates and interfaces with customers, management and field divisions regarding process improvements, audits or other related ad hoc analysis.

Works as liaison between Corporate and the field to resolve financial system issues.

Serves as a subject matter expert for system data in support of business needs.

Acts as a liaison between IT and Accounting Services to define and implement system and business process improvements.

Provides IT and departmental support for troubleshooting technical issues involving the finance system and performs user acceptance testing of changes to Lawson as necessary.

Completes monthly audit analysis to satisfy SOX controls owned by the department.

Regularly interacts with the field controllership group and various corporate departments on a variety of tasks.

Acts as a cross functional project leader and participant as needed.

Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.


Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field of study.

Minimum of 3 years of experience in financial analysis or accounting.

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.