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Accountant Sr. Manager

Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions
Feasterville Trevose, Pennsylvania, United States
Closing date
Jun 14, 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Company Description

Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions (VWTS) is a worldwide leader in water recovery,
treatment, and reuse. We design, supply, and service a range of water systems and monitoring equipment in industries ranging from pharmaceutical to food and beverage applications, and from microelectronics ultrapure water to municipal water and industrial wastewater treatment. We are one of the world's leading manufacturers of total organic carbon (TOC) analyzers and corresponding certified reference materials. Our ground-breaking endotoxin analyzer is the latest addition to our expanding analytical instruments portfolio. We strive to provide not only superior technology and design, but also outstanding quality, service, and application support.

Job Description

Job Summary about the area and the role:

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Accountant with knowledge in lease 16 accounting, PPA, Internal Control, IFRS guidance and Technical accounting to join their team. As a Senior Accountant, you will play a crucial role in overseeing the lease accounting Team, the PPA process, ensuring compliance with accounting standards IFRS, the liaison with External auditors and providing valuable insights to support strategic decision-making within the organization. You will also support Month end and year-end close activities, assisting with initial Internal control evaluations and manage you project related to closing, BS reconciliation, Statutory adjustment and new project based on the company need and evolution.

This position is full-time onsite in the Trevose, PA office with some hybrid flexibility.

Key Characteristics:
  • Attention to detail and ability to identify and resolve reconciliation issues
  • Ability to prioritize and work to tight month-end deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Manage team and Process

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Oversee all aspects of lease accounting, in accordance with the latest accounting standards (IFRS 16).
  • Assisting the consolidation process and help implementing the fast closing.
  • Oversee the PPA accounting / amortization
  • Investigating and resolving audit findings, account discrepancies, and issues of non-compliance
  • Contributing to the development of new or amended accounting systems, programs, and procedures
  • Preparing financial analyses and reports
  • Liaising with both internal and external auditors and other external bodies
  • Establish, implement and maintain accounting policies, procedures and internal controls
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently, communicate progress, develop a plan and execute effectively
  • Provides assistance to timely and accurately address financial questions or concerns.
  • Assist with process improvement in day-to-day operations and department workflow optimization
  • Direct, lead, and coach the direct reports team. Foster a positive and inclusive team environment and support personal career development.
  • Develop and foster customer centric center of excellence to internal and external stakeholders. Establish goals, key initiatives, and priorities for the team

Hard Skills:
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Possess good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong initiative, high level of autonomy and high degree of problem solving.
  • Very strong accounting skills coupled with general business acumen. Able to apply a broad knowledge of accounting principles and practices.

Soft Skills:
  • Inclusive: Passion for working in different cultures and environments, in a collaborative organization with a diversity team.
  • Team Player: Ability to work with others toward a shared goal, participating actively, accountable and committed to the entire team respecting peers, leadership, stakeholders, and clients.
  • Inspirational: Excellent oral and written communication skills: Communicate clearly and professionally with Finance and non-Finance professionals within the organization being able to inspire others.
  • Decision Maker: Challenge the status quo and make decisions based on your role to be an effective problem solver and use critical thinking skills to find new ideas and connect them to provide the best practices and tools to our stakeholders and clients.
  • Flexibility: Adapt and respond to the changing environment and to constructively create opportunities for change through active participation.
  • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Self-confident to make sound independent decisions.
  • Ability to successfully interact with a variety of people.
  • Proven ability to lead, train and develop team.
  • Must have a hands-on approach and success in working in a team-based environment.


Education & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. A Master's degree
  • CPA
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in accounting or finance,
  • Experience in a multi-site environment (ideal)

  • Global experience
  • Complex accounting treatment

Additional Information

At WTS, we realize diverse teams make smarter decisions, deliver better results, and build stronger communities. We're an organization that champions diversity and inclusion at every rung of the ladder and are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We offer challenging and meaningful careers, with competitive benefits and flexible work arrangements.

As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination.

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