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Accountant II

Company name
Waste Management, Inc.

Houston, TX, United States

Employment Type


Posted on
Jan 12, 2022

Valid Through
Apr 27, 2022

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Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength.  WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.


The Accountant II will utilize their solid analysis skills, cash accounting, general ledger, journal entries and US GAAP experience in this fast-paced role.  Preparation of working papers for annual audits, assist with the maintenance and application of internal controls are key actions for the Accountant II.  You will also participate in month end, quarter end and year end close activities. 

 This role is seeking 3-5 years of experience along with public accounting experience. 

 Your CPA or your CPA in process is highly preferred. Experience using a treasury management system is preferred.


I. Job Summary

Applies moderately complex principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports, and coordinates the implementation of accounting control. 

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties satisfactorily.  Other minor duties may be assigned and may vary by location.

Prepares moderately complex journal entries for entry into the general ledger system on a monthly basis by collecting necessary data, analyzing and/or allocating costs and preparing audit train support for the journal entries.

Analyzes general ledger accounts for accuracy; analyzes accrual accounts to ensure proper accruals.

Collects and analyzes financial data and prepares monthly combined financial statements and reports. Performs additional analysis for explanatory text required for reports and statement. Coordinates preparation of monthly financial package and reviews for accuracy.

Participates in monthly financial meetings for discussion and review of monthly financial reports.

Assists with the preparation of year-end closings. Prepares annual long-term and short-term financial statements in compliance with accounting guidelines and U.S. GAAP. Assists in the preparation of working papers for annual audit.

Provides guidance to other Finance personnel for proper internal and external financial accounting procedures and their application.

Assists with the preparation of annual budgets, updates, and strategic plans for assigned areas. Coordinates preparation of monthly combining entries to combine financial results.

Prepares quarterly consolidation report for consolidation.

Assists with the maintenance and application of internal controls.

Prepares moderately complex financial reports in a timely and accurate manner; and completes individual analytical projects in a satisfactory manner given abstract project guidelines.

III. Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory duties. 

IV. Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job. 

A. Education and Experience

Education: Bachelor’s Degree (accredited) or in lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and four years of relevant work experience.

Experience: Three years of relevant work experience (in addition to education requirement).

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

None required, but CPA preferred.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

Intermediate accounting, accounts payable, and/or accounts receivable knowledge may be required. 

V. Work Environment

Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Normal setting for this job is: office setting.


At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability.  As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more!  Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days.  Please note that benefits may vary by site.


If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for, please click Apply.”

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