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66580216 Manager, Corporate Accounting and Consolidations - Morristown, NJ

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Join us in creating a sustainable future and becoming a protector of tomorrow!

Covanta, leading sustainable solutions company, is on an exciting transformational and growth journey. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a dynamic Finance team. We are looking for a high potential hire who is looking to develop and grow in the role.

Manager, Corporate Accounting and Consolidations
Location:Morristown, NJ (Hybrid work arrangement may be possible)
Reports to: Director, Corporate Accounting & External Reporting
Experience Required: Minimum 7 Years
Travel Percentage: 0-10%
Education Required: Bachelors Degree. CPA preferred

This job offers an exciting growth opportunity with a very competitive Total Rewards package that includes:
A Competitive Base Salary
Performance based Annual Incentive Plan
Great benefits including PTO, health insurance from Day 1, up to 7% company contribution for Retirement Savings Plan and 401K match

Manager, Corporate Accounting and Consolidations

The Manager, Corporate Accounting and Consolidations, will work under the direct supervision of the Director, Corporate Accounting and External Reporting. In this role, you will be an integral part of the accounting close as you will be responsible for preparing the company's consolidated financial statements.This includes reviewing journal entries, reconciliations, and audit schedules submitted by the Corporate Accounting staff.

You will be an agent of change focused on improving processes through the formulation of ideas and a plan to execute on them. A thought leader who will bring your industry knowledge to the team to help develop staff through ongoing mentoring and training opportunities.

Key responsibilities include:
Manage the monthly/quarterly Corporate Accounting close ensuring all deliverables are met within the company's defined closing calendar.
Review journal entries prepared by junior staff certifying all supporting workpapers are accurate and adequate documentation is attached within the company's ERP system.
Assist in the analysis and reconciliation of inter-company balances for both domestic and international subsidiaries with a focus on S/T Operating and Intercompany Loans.
Provide oversight of the consolidation, confirming all consolidating balances net to zero such as Investment in Consolidated Subs, Intercompany accounts, etc.
Update and maintain the Corporate Accounting department's internal control narratives by partnering with key stakeholders from Internal Audit.
Responsible for administration of Blackline, the company's balance sheet reconciliation platform (setting up new users, accounts, assignments etc...)
Prepare and/or review Balance Sheet reconciliations within Blackline on a monthly/quarterly basis. Provide real time feedback to Corporate Accounting staff and to the broader organization offering suggestions on how to improve reconciliation processes and/or procedures.
Partner with the External Reporting team to guarantee the timely delivery of key schedules that are used in support of the company's quarterly and annual financial reporting requirements.
Partner with the company's external auditors to coordinate the distribution of the client request list and acting as a liaison with finance personnel to address all matters related to the audit.
On a quarterly basis, assist with preparation of the Balance Sheet Variance Analysis package, which highlights the key changes for the period, providing robust commentary to explain the drivers and present same to key members of the company's senior finance team.
Using your strong knowledge of U.S. GAAP, you will be the point of contact on all accounting matters pertaining to the Corporate Accounting team.
Manage and develop the Corporate Accounting staff by providing a strong mentorship foundation focused on growth opportunities within the organization. Actively engage staff to encourage the exchange of ideas and promote a spirt of inclusion through onsite and offsite collaborative workshops.
B.S. - Accounting
Minimum of 7 - 10 years of relevant experience (3-5 years in a supervisory role)
CPA strongly preferred
Familiarity with Peoplesoft or similar ERP; advanced Excel user
Detail oriented with a strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Familiarity with Blackline preferred
Familiarity with Oracle SmartView or Hyperion preferred
Proven track record for driving process efficiencies and solving problems
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently and work independently
Strong intellectual curiosity, persistent in your pursuit for the answers
Creative with solutions, doesn't easily surrender
Change agent, always thinking about ways to make improvements
Ability to independently assess a situation and possess the confidence to make key decisions


Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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Covanta Projects LLC
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Welcome to a Sustainable Future

Covanta works with companies and communities to find sustainable solutions to their waste management challenges. With a global network of Energy-from-Waste and Material Processing Facilities, Covanta is preserving valuable natural resources and generating clean energy for our client communities and the world we live in.

At Covanta, we ensure that no waste is ever wasted.
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Direct Employer
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445 South Street
Morristown, NJ 07960

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