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Area Director, Finance - In-Office Position located in Walnut Creek, CA

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Walnut Creek
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

ABOUT THE COMPANYRepublic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) is a leader in the environmental services industry. We provide customers with the most complete set of products and services, including recycling, waste, special waste, hazardous waste and field services.--Our industry-leading commitments to advance circularity and support decarbonization are helping deliver on our vision to partner with customers to create a more sustainable world.In 2023, Republic's total company revenue was $14.9 billion, and adjusted EBITDA was $4.4 billion. We serve 13 million customers and operate more than 1,000 locations, including collection and transfer stations, recycling and polymer centers, treatment facilities, and landfills.Although we operate across North America, the collection, recycling, treatment, or disposal of materials is a local business, and the dynamics and opportunities differ in each market we serve. By combining local operational management with standardized business practices, we drive greater operating efficiencies across the company while maintaining day-to-day operational decisions at the local level, closest to the customer.Our customers, including small businesses, major corporations and municipalities, want a partner with the expertise and capabilities to effectively manage their multiple recycling and waste streams. They choose Republic Services because we are committed to exceeding their expectations and helping them achieve their sustainability goals. Our 41,000 team members understand that it's not just what we do that matters, but how we do it.Our company values guide our daily actions:

  • Safe: We protect the livelihoods of our colleagues and communities.
  • Committed to Serve: We go above and beyond to exceed our customers' expectations.
  • Environmentally Responsible:--We take action to improve our environment.
  • Driven: We deliver results in the right way.
  • Human-Centered:--We respect the dignity and unique potential of every person.We are proud of our high employee engagement score of 86. We have an inclusive and diverse culture where every voice counts. In addition, our team positively impacted 4.6 million people in 2023 through the Republic Services Charitable Foundation and local community grants. These projects are designed to meet the specific needs of the communities we serve, with a focus on building sustainable neighborhoods. ----STRATEGYRepublic Services' strategy is designed to generate profitable growth. Through acquisitions and industry advancements, we safely and sustainably manage our customers' multiple waste streams through a North American footprint of vertically integrated assets. --We focus on three areas of growth to meet the increasing needs of our customers: recycling and waste, environmental solutions and sustainability innovation.With our integrated approach, strengthening our position in one area advances other areas of our business. For example, as we grow volume in recycling and waste, we collect additional material to bolster our circularity capabilities. And as we expand environmental solutions, we drive additional opportunities to provide these services to our existing recycling and waste customers.Recycling and WasteWe continue to expand our recycling and waste business footprint throughout North America through organic growth and targeted acquisitions. The 13 million customers we serve and our more than 5 million pick-ups per day provide us with a distinct advantage. We aggregate materials at scale, unlocking new opportunities for advanced recycling. In addition, we are cross-selling new products and services to better meet our customers' specific needs.Environmental SolutionsOur comprehensive environmental solutions capabilities help customers safely manage their most technical waste streams. We are expanding both our capabilities and our geographic footprint. We see strong growth opportunities for our offerings, including PFAS remediation, an increasing customer need.--SUSTAINABILITY INNOVATIONRepublic's recent innovations to advance circularity and decarbonization demonstrate our unique ability to leverage sustainability as a platform for growth.The Republic Services Polymer Center is the nation's first integrated plastics recycling facility. This innovative site processes rigid plastics from our recycling centers, producing recycled materials that promote true bottle-to-bottle circularity. We also formed Blue Polymers, a joint venture with Ravago, to develop facilities that will further process plastic material from our Polymer Centers to help meet the growing demand for sustainable packaging. We are building a network of Polymer Centers and Blue Polymer facilities across North America.We continue to advance decarbonization at our landfills. As demand for renewable energy continues to grow, we have 70 landfill gas-to-energy projects in operation and plan to expand our portfolio to 115 projects by 2028.RECENT RECOGNITION
    • Barron's 100 Most Sustainable Companies
    • CDP Discloser
    • Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
    • Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies
    • Fortune World's Most Admired Companies
    • Great Place to Work
      • Potential Relocation Assistance AvailableSalary Range:
        • $214,700 - $268,300 AnnualBonus Plan Details:
          • MIP: 40% Annual--POSITION SUMMARY: The Area Director Finance is responsible for directing, overseeing, and supporting accounting and financial functions throughout the Area. This includes the integrity and reliability of financial reporting, timely and accurate transaction processing, analytical support for strategic business functions, and statutory financial compliance. This role seeks to partner with Area President on strategic opportunities and key initiatives leading to profitable growth and margin expansion. -- --PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
            • P&L Management - Reviews monthly close and forecast results and meets with operations partners to establish course-corrective actions.-- Ensures proper focus is being placed on margin expanding activities and underperforming business segments.
            • Decision Support - Provides decisional support and recommendations to the Area President as it relates to all facets financial reporting and business analysis.
            • Supervises Business Unit Finance Managers - Directs, manages, and develops Area and Business Unit Finance Managers including hiring, onboarding, developing, coaching, and managing performance.
            • Market Strategy - Supports and controls the financial aspects of the municipal, acquisition and landfill development models for the area to optimize capital efficiency and return on investment.-- Responsible for assembling team to support mergers, acquisitions, due diligence, and integration.
            • Pricing Strategy - Collaborates with Revenue Management Analyst to review pricing goals/initiatives and ensure Area is on track to meet expectations.
            • Cross Functional Leadership - Alignment on company goals and initiatives.-- Champions change management process through communication with Corp/Area/BU team members
            • Compliance - Ensure effective internal controls are in place and enforce company policies and procedures.QUALIFICATIONS:
              • The ability to professionally interact and influence area and business unit leadership team, as well as, staff and customers to effectively accomplish goals in compliance with company policies and procedures.
              • Must be able to apply critical thinking and follow up on non-standard situations to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.
              • Must be able to effectively coach, mentor, and train seasoned managers to meet performance expectations as described above.
              • Must be able to work through others to accomplish goals and objectives.
              • The ability to establish processes and procedures to ensure effective department workflow.
              • The ability to track, measure and manage performance.
              • Strong analytical skills.
              • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and tasks and meet deadlines.
              • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work in a high-volume, fast-paced environment.
              • Ability to work effectively and efficiently within a team environment.
              • Ability to complete projects and assignments with minimal direction from leadership.
              • An understanding of business unit operational functions and related needs and requirements and the ability identify issues, weigh options, and provide effective counsel to support sound business decisions.
              • Thorough knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Sarbanes-Oxley 404, and compliance requirements of other financial statutes.
              • Advanced skill level with ExcelMINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
                • Minimum of 5 years of related professional level accounting or financial experience.
                • Minimum of 2 years managerial, supervisory or lead experience.Rewarding Compensation and BenefitsEligible employees can elect to participate in:--- Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.--- Health care and dependent care spending accounts.----- Short- and long-term disability.--- Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.--- Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).--- Employee discount programs.--- Retirement plan with a generous company match.--- Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified.-- Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.EEO STATEMENT:Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, relationship or association with a protected veteran (spouses or other family members), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Walnut Creek , Area Director, Finance - In-Office Position located in Walnut Creek, CA, Accounting, Auditing , Walnut Creek, California

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