Accountant II - Sr. Staff Accountant in Port Arthur, TX at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 3/13/2023

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About Veolia
Veolia group aims to be the benchmark company for ecological transformation. In 2022, with nearly 220,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides game-changing solutions that are both useful and practical for water, waste and energy management. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources, and replenish them. In 2021, the Veolia group supplied 79 million people with drinking water and 61 million people with wastewater service, produced nearly 48 million megawatt hours of energy and treated 48 million metric tons of waste. Veolia Environnement (Paris Euronext: VIE) generated consolidated revenue of €28.508 billion in 2021.

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Veolia's comprehensive benefits package includes paid time off policies, as well as health, dental and vision insurance. In addition, employees are also entitled to participate in an employer sponsored 401(k) plan, to save for retirement.  Pay and benefits for employees represented by a union are outlined in their collective bargaining agreement.   

Position Purpose:
Performs professional accounting duties and analysis of financial data in support of various accounting functions that may include Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Cost Accounting, Property Accounting, and/or General Accounting.  

Primary Duties/responsibilities: 

  • Demonstrate strong technical accounting knowledge and analytical skills.
  • Prepare and/or review monthly journal entries.
  • Complete month-end close.
  • Review account reconciliations prepared by corporate GL team.
  • Preliminary financial statement review and analysis to ensure the accuracy of financial statements.
  • Assist Controller with annual financial audit.
  • Assist Controller with annual budget.
  • Must demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills with good vocabulary, good grammar and the ability to independently compose routine written communications.
  • Prefer to have strong computer skills with good working knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and other software programs.
  • Must have ability to develop spreadsheets and modify formats in order to complete assignments.
  • Must demonstrate ability to pay close attention to details, and present good planning, organization, and time management skills.
  • Must have the ability to handle diverse tasks simultaneously and be able to work effectively with interruptions.
  • Ability to handle confidential or sensitive information or issues.
  • Must demonstrate ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily.
  • Ability to supervise up to five team members
  • Other duties as assigned


Education / Experience / Background: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting plus three to five years professional experience in one or more areas of accounting with demonstrated ability to apply accounting theory, principles and techniques.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities: 

  • Demonstrates solid understanding of policies and procedures that apply to assignments and insight into the \'why \'as well as the \'how\'.
  • Computer skills with proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and accounting / financial system software with accounting module implementation experience preferred.
  • Demonstrates ability to effectively communicate with good written, verbal, presentation and listening skills.
  • Shows evidence of good organization and project planning skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to compliance with applicable laws and regulations, the Company's Code of Business Conduct and other Company policies and procedures.
  • Ability to handle confidential or sensitive information or issues.

Additional Information

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.