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Accountant I - Industrial Business at Veolia North America

Accountant I - Industrial Business

Veolia North America Milwaukee, WI (Onsite) Full-Time
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Company Description

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 approximately 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent. Please visit our website 


Job Description


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: 

The Accountant I is responsible for performing professional accounting duties in support of various accounting functions. They will assist with the completion of the month-end close and ensure accuracy in accordance with IFRS and GAAP standards.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Complete month-end closing tasks for multiple operating facilities to ensure accuracy.
  • Prepare journal entries and maintain proper supporting documentation.
  • Reconcile Balance Sheet accounts monthly and follow up on open items.
  • Understanding of fundamental accounting concepts
  • Must demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills with good vocabulary, good grammar, and the ability to independently compose routine written communications.
  • Must possess strong telephone etiquette and be able to work effectively from home when working remote.
  • Must have strong computer skills with good working knowledge of Excel, and familiarity with Google Suite.
  • 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.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration preferred.
  • 0-2 years of related work experience.


  • Detail oriented.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to organize and manage varying tasks.
  • Ability to work autonomously.

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.

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Milwaukee, WI (Onsite)

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Corporate & Business Support Services


0 to 2 years

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