Location: Brooks, OR

Department: Accounting

Relocation Provided: Maybe

Education Required: Bachelors Degree

Experience Required: Minimum 7 Years

Position Description:

Covanta is a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy.

Covanta's 45 Energy-from-Waste (EfW) 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. Covanta is a listed company under the symbol CVA.

Annually, Covanta's modern Energy-from-Waste facilities safely and securely convert approximately 20 million tons of waste into 9 million megawatt hours of clean renewable electricity and almost 9 billion pounds of steam that are sold to a variety of industries. Covanta's facilities also recover 400,000 tons of metal per year for recycling.

To learn more about how Covanta's facilities provide sustainable waste management for the communities it serves, visit www.covanta.com. Information on our facilities is available at http://www.covanta.com/facilities.aspx. For career opportunities, visit http://www.covanta.com/careers. Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The Facility Controller, working under the direction of the Area Controller, will have the responsibility of managing the accounting function at the facilities for which they are responsible, including, but not limited to, the preparation of financial statements, preparing financial analysis, maintaining and implementing internal controls.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Compile and analyze financial information to complete the monthly accounting close activities for multiple facilities.

  • Ensure compliance with company accounting policies, procedures and internal controls.

  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts to supporting documentation, investigate and resolve reconciling items timely

  • Support Facility Management by providing necessary reports and financial information.

  • Ensure Sarbanes Oxley compliance.

  • Engage with facility operations to develop monthly forecasts and annual budget.

  • Prepare client invoices [service fee facilities].

  • Interact with internal and external auditors in completing audits.

Position Requirements:

Education:

B.S. - Accounting/Finance/Business Management

Competencies

Analytical

Customer Service

Interpersonal Skills

Judgment

Oral Communication

Planning/Organizing

Problem Solving

Project Management

Teamwork

Written Communication

 

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience

  • CPA preferred

  • Peoplesoft or similar ERP experience

  • Longview experience is a plus

  • Proven track record for driving process efficiencies and solving problems

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, and internal personal skills

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently

  • Proven track record for driving process efficiencies and solving problems

  • Detail oriented with an understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, and internal personal skills

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

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