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Staff Accountant

Covanta Morristown Full-Time
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Position Description

About Covanta: Covanta is a world leader in providing sustainable waste and energy solutions. Annually, Covanta’s modern Energy-from-Waste facilities safely convert approximately 20 million tons of waste from municipalities and businesses into clean, renewable electricity to power one million homes and recycle approximately 500,000 tons of metal. Through a vast network of treatment and recycling facilities, Covanta also provides comprehensive industrial material management services to companies seeking solutions to some of today’s most complex environmental challenges. For more information, visit URL blocked - click to apply .

Information on our facilities is available at URL blocked - click to apply . For career opportunities, visit URL blocked - click to apply . 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.

EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability EEO is the Law Poster (The poster can be found at http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf) Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Compile and analyze monthly service fee invoice, including pass-through billing information to assist with the monthly accounting close.

  • Work with accounts payable and other teams to correct coding of invoices.

  • Create service fee invoice with required back up, enter into People Soft and issue it to Business Manager, Municipalities and others 

  • Prepare and enter journal entries

  • Interact with relevant parties in case of clarification or questions related to service fee invoice

  • Prepare expense vouchers with appropriate BU and a/c code.

  • Support Revenue Manager – Operations accounting with analysis, forecasts, and other requests as needed.

  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts in a timely manner.

  • Interact with internal and external auditors to assist with audits.

  • Comply with company policies and procedures, maintain documentation for key controls.

  • Maintain and update related process documentation position procedures

Position Requirements

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree Accounting or related technical discipline

  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience

  • Knowledge of general accounting principles.
  • Ability to research and address complex transactions and apply proper accounting.   
  • Strong computer skills including use of Excel and PowerPoint.  PeopleSoft a plus.

  • Experience with Longview, Hyperion or other similar reporting tools.

  • Excellent analytical, organization, and communication skills.

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Covanta: A world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy 

Covanta Corporation (NYSE: CVA), is a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy. Covanta is a proud recipient of the Energy Innovator Award from the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Covanta’s 40+ Energy-from-Waste facilities provide communities and businesses around the world with an environmentally sound solution to their solid waste disposal needs by using waste to generate clean, renewable energy.
 

With corporate offices located in Morristown, NJ, as well as facilities in 18 US states and 2 Canadian provinces, Covanta provides several opportunities for early career and experienced professionals in technical, non-technical and business areas across North America.

Our employees are committed to health and safety, community responsibility, and the pursuit of excellence. In building and maintaining our workforce, we are guided by our talent-management strategy and the overall vision and direction of the company. 


Our goal is to recruit and retain individuals interested in carrying out our commitment to excellence and fully embrace our working guidelines, which include maintaining safe working environments that foster professional development, provide a platform for innovation, and promote diversity and creativity. We encourage and reward our employees by offering competitive benefits, training, recognition, and career development opportunities. 


If you are looking to make a difference in your career as well as the communities we serve in, take the first step by visiting www.covanta.com

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