Staff Accountant in Paramus, NJ at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 5/13/2023

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About Veolia North America

A subsidiary of Veolia group, Veolia North America (VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste and energy management services, including water and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education and municipality customers throughout North America. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Veolia North America has more than 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent. Please visit our website

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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.  

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the accounting, reporting and rate case support of assigned functional financial line items for all Veolia regulated business units including but not limited to the preparation, analysis and review of income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements, and various other accounting or rate case statements.
  • Establish, evaluate, and continually update process, practice, and policy documentation relating to fixed assets, leases, and working capital transactions.
  • Assist in the analyses of financial statement results and the preparation of performance actual to actuals variance analysis/explanations on P/L & B/S accounts according to company policy and practices.
  • Assist in ensuring the accuracy of financial statements and technical compliance to US GAAP, internal controls, and company policy.
  • Support the month end and year end closing activities.
  • Perform key account analysis and/or prepare account reconciliations.
  • Interact with internal and external auditors on an as-needed basis.
  • Collect, build and analyze data sets, and business process data for robotic process automation and validation,
  • Apply analytical skills to the development and enhancement of business automations that drive optimization.
  • Participate in special projects on an assigned basis.



  • BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance, or related major required.
  • Professional or post graduate degree, a plus.
  • Minimum of one year of public accounting experience desirable.
  • Corporate and/or multi-subsidiary experience preferred.
  • Experience in shared service environment preferred.
  • Experience in utility industry, a plus.
  • Experience in data visualization and system implementation, a plus.
  • Experience with standardization and automation of business processes, a plus.


  • Have the mindset of process improvements.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, systemic and problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Knowledge of regulated utilities accounting and ASC 980 is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products, including pivot and look-up table functionalities.
  • Knowledge and experience with Power Plan, PeopleSoft, or other ERP software is desirable.

Required Certification/Licenses/Training:

  • CPA License, a plus.

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.